Fortune Telling With Ordinary Playing Cards


Fortune telling is normally associated with Tarot Cards, however, experts in the field say one can also fortune tell deck of playing cardswith the use of ordinary playing cards.  Fortune telling or foreseeing the future of a person’s life and sometimes the past comes along with it, too – in the modern world, performing future telling with a deck of ordinary playing cards has become popular.

The Spanish naipes and the Italian/Sicilian, the tarot cards, the standard (French/English) deck of 52 cards are practically the three major categories in the field of fortune telling with playing cards.  With these major categories, the cards are divided into three equal sections to explain the meaning of the fortune telling cards.  The astrological associations would be the first, key words second, the numerical significance would be the third.  Research on the topic indicate that the use of playing cards in lieu  tarot because in the olden days, they were used a lot in fortune telling and are known to be an integral part of true tarot cards.  It is learned that two decks of cards were split apart at a given point of time to create a deck of fortune playing cards. The significance of these cards have emerged into existence since 16th century Europe and was probably started by the Romany, otherwise known as the Gypsies.

So, you will begin by gathering a deck of 52 playing cards – these technically have been derived from the deck of 78 tarot cards.  Separate the deck of 52 cards such that you simply end up with a deck of 32 playing cards. Following cards should result: aces, kings, queens, jacks, sevens, eights, nines and tens.  Playing cards have associated meanings with each representation. With that being said, just understanding the playing card meanings isn’t enough, one must also understand the meanings and combination altogether. Like the numbered cards represent the phases of one’s life, on the other hand the court cards like kings and queens symbolize people in your life.

To start off with the laying process, begin to shuffle your cards swiftly as you continue to think the problem or question in your mind. Then lay them on the table before you. Now follow these simple steps for a session of fortune telling with playing cards:

  • For one rapid question, draw out one card to get a simple and quick answer.
  • Basically a spread consists of drawing three cards: the 1st card depicts the past. The 2nd card depicts the present situation. The 3rd unveils the future outcome.
  • If you wish to draw a broader spread of playing cards, try drawing three cards for each of the following category: Your family. Yourself. Your friends. What you expect. What you unhoped. The result.
  • Form your self categories pertaining to the yours set of questions.

kings in packs of cardsThen, study and comprehend the suites.  Hearts: As the name suggests, cards with denote emotions, tenderness and feelings for sentimental situations.   Diamonds: Diamonds are generally the symbol of prosperity and good money. Also, a freedom and security from financial troubles.  Spades: Spades aren’t cast out cards. They denote the gravity of a situation and help you to understand to pay heed to solve a problem.  Clubs: Clubs are cards that delineate paperwork and communication. Everything from a verbal conversation to an electronic mail.  

Now, review the ways of denomination.  Entity of Aces – A multiple of aces denote decision making. If black cards turn up, the decision is tough, if red turn up its easy. The ace of diamonds denotes a gift or card. The ace of spades, phew! Well it’s NOT a spell card!! The ace of hearts upside down denotes location away from home and right side up denotes, location at home. The ace of clubs denotes contact.

Entity of Kings – Usually a multiple of king cards stages documentation work like will, deed or tickets. The king of diamonds denotes red, fair or gray haired man. The king of spades denotes dark man. The king of hearts denotes a blond man. The king of clubs denotes brown haired man.

Entity of Queens – Queens of all gossips and rumors! The queen of diamonds denotes very fair, red or gray haired woman. The queen of spades denotes dark woman. The queen of hearts denotes a blonde woman. The queen of clubs denotes brown haired woman.

Entity of Jacks – Jacks stage communications not undertaken in a while. The jack of diamonds denotes an untrustworthy person. The jack of spades denotes an unmarried human. The jack of hearts denotes a stranger or a lover either or both. The jack of clubs denotes a friend.

Entity of Seven – Seven times a phase of time, day, week, month and year. Number seven cards represent time period and also the domains which are going to get affected in your life.

Entity of Eight – Eight eight shows the change! Yes, they are the cards of change and movement. It will tell you several fields of your life-part. The eight of diamonds denotes money. The eight of spades denotes different places in your life where you are going to be there in near future. The eight of hearts denotes love. The eight of clubs denotes a phone call or letter.

playing cardsEntity of Nine – Nine nine change of mind! In a multiple nines if there are more blacks than the red ones, a change of mind is likely to take place faster. The nine of diamonds denotes surprise. The nine of spades denotes disapproval. The nine of hearts denotes your heart’s desire. It’s one of the best card amongst the entire deck. The nine of clubs denotes new information.

Entity of Ten – These cards usually depict traveling. The ten of diamonds denotes huge sum of money. The ten of spades denotes an occurrence which would take place on the present day. The ten of hearts denotes entertainment and party. The ten of clubs denotes hospital or professional building.

Now, continue mastering these basics and to practice as well.  With practice comes familiarity with the ways and denomination of an ordinary deck of playing cards to fortune telling.