Hey there tarot lovers! You can draw cards for advice about a situation, you can do spreads just like you can with tarot, you can pull a card a day. But oracles are separate to the system of tarot. Where a tarot deck should really have a numbered major arcana following a recognisable journey, plus a minor arcana with four suits, oracles are free…to be whatever they want! They can have any number of cards, ordered any way the creator likes.
Tarot Cards vs. Oracle Cards: What’s the Difference?
Tarot Cards vs. Oracle Cards: What's the Difference?
If you want to experience a spiritual journey through ancient forces and energies, one of the best places to start is by reading tarot. Each card has a name, meaning and purpose. You can make them mean whatever you want based on what energies are available. Technically, anyone who practices tarot reading could create their own pack of oracle cards to go deeper into their spiritual and energy readings.
Even if you aren't in any tarot-related groups, you may have heard the term oracle cards being used in various contexts. What is the difference between oracle cards and tarot cards? Tarot decks are comprised of 78 cards and have a specific story-telling structure. Tarot cards also have a common theme, even though there are many decks with various designs.
Skip navigation! Oracle cards are like tarot cards' younger, chiller cousin. They can show any imagery, and there's more room for the person working with them to interpret their meaning. They talked to Refinery29 about oracle cards.