Tarot has long been met with superstition and was once seen as the preserve of hippies with a fondness for the occult and chintzy fortune teller stereotypes. Now, the art of reading the tarot is back in style. With people reaching for the cards more than ever before and general sales of decks at the highest they have been in 50 years, tarot cards are experiencing a huge, almost cultish following. Although tarot is becoming more mainstream, it can still seem intangible and confusing. What is tarot, where does it come from and what do the cards mean? Don’t panic! Tarot fundamentals are easy to understand. We’ve broken down everything you should know. So, if you’re curious about where you should start, our posts should help you out.