The tarot (/ˈtæroʊ/; first known as trionfi and later as tarocchi, tarock, and others) is a pack of playing cards (most commonly numbering 78), used from the mid-15th century in various parts of Europe to play a group of card games such as Italian tarocchini and French tarot. From the late 18th century until the present time the tarot has also found use by mystics and occultists in efforts at divination or as a map of mental and spiritual pathways.
Oracle & Angel Cards: similar to that of tarot Oracle or angel cards are types of cards that when used together form a card deck that provides individuals with answers to their innermost questions. This is a different form of a psychic reading.
Here are some of the ways in which people receive information:
Clairvoyant: The term clairvoyance (from French clair meaning “clear” and voyance meaning “vision”) is used to refer to the ability to gain information about an object, person, location or physical event through means other than the known senses, i.e., a form of extrasensory perception or psychic reading.
Clairaudient: [from late 17th century French clair (clear) and audience (hearing)] is a form of extra-sensory perception wherein a person acquires information by paranormal auditory means. It is often considered to be a form of clairvoyance. Clairaudience is essentially the ability to hear in a paranormal manner, as opposed to paranormal seeing (clairvoyance) and feeling (clairsentience).
Clairsentient is a form of psychic reading in which extra-sensory perception wherein a person acquires psychic knowledge primarily by feeling. The word “clair” is French for “clear”, and “sentience” is derived from the Latin sentire, “to feel”. Psychometry is related to clairsentience. The word stems from psyche and metric, which means “soul-measuring”.
Empath is a person with the paranormal ability to apprehend the mental or emotional state of another individual and is another way of getting information during a psychic reading.