How do I shuffle playing cards for tarot?


There is no one way to shuffle tarot cards. Go with what feels best to you. Some people smoosh them on a flat surface, some hold half the deck in one hand and ease the other half into them. Others, like me, prefer the casino-style shuffle, where you cut them in half, place them face-down, and flick them so they 'mesh.' I do that a few times until they feel ready. I then cut them with my left (receptive) hand and swap the two parts over. Here's a page that might help:

Updated on March 18, 2018

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How to Read Tarot With Playing Cards
By Bev G