Tarot is most widely known as a divination system in which readings are given by a tarot card reader. However, tarot has much greater purposes. Tarot is also a tool of significant psychological and spiritual usefulness that can be used for self-discovery and self-exploration. In fact some psychologists are now using tarot as a tool in their practice to uncover subconscious material with their clients.
The tarot cards have a mysterious ability to accurately mirror your subjective experience. It provides you with a picture of what’s going on in your subconscious mind. The tarot cards will always mirror your subconscious mind because the law of attraction ensures that you will choose the cards that match the question you asked. That is you will always attract the cards you need to answer your question. This can give insight into your personal situation and all the possibilities of choices available surrounding the situation.
The Major Arcana depicts archetypal images of what analytical psychologist Carl Jung referred to as the “collective unconscious”. An archetype (in Jungian psychology) is an inherited unconscious idea, pattern of thought, image, etc. universally present in individual psyches.
The tarot cards depict images of all human possibility. It encapsulates the wholeness of the human psyche and all that is imaginably possible.