Tarot or Oracle?
A lot of new diviners might find themselves wondering if they should start with an oracle deck or a tarot deck. There are lots of positives to each so it’s just a matter of what you’re looking for.
✨ 78 cards
✨ set meaning for each card, though certain differences can be found in each deck
✨ the most popular is the Rider-Waite deck
✨ can require a period of studying to know the universal meanings unless you choose to use a guidebook
✨ any number of cards, it depends on the deck
✨ each deck has a different theme and their own set of meanings for cards
✨ there isn’t one deck/style/author that is most popular or well-known
✨ may not require as intensive studying for each deck, but since each deck is very different, you need to study them individually
What they have in common:
✨ your intuition can always guide you for the meanings
✨ can be cleansed and/or charged
✨ can be shuffled in any way
✨ can offer insight into almost any situation and provide guidance
✨ useful and fun to use