There is no clear evidence of when tarot cards came into existence. But there are many theories behind the origin of Tarot Cards and Oracle cards. It is believed that the history of tarot and oracle cards is a century old. People are using them since the 15th century. Over centuries people used the card as an aid to peep into the future in other words these are the tools to predict the future. They are helpful when you are confused or want to take a quick decision. There were changes in these from time to time. Though both are cards format very different from each other. Most people are familiar with the standard 78-card Tarot deck in all its many versions or variations. You can find Tarot cards with just about anything on them, from animals to fairy tales to zombies. The Tarot deck consists of 78 cards and is divided into two parts "Major Arcana" and " Minor Arcana. The Major Arcana consists of 21 cards and is numbered from 0 to 21. Minor Arcana consists of 56 cards further divide into the four suits of Cups, Wands, Pentacles, and sword. The meaning of cards is fixed. These cards represent the more mundane, everyday personal life. Tarot cards are connected to astrology and numerology too. Oracle cards are different from tarot cards. In the past, Oracle means “God’s delegation”. They believed everything had been born and controlled by the “Supreme”. Everything had its own voice and message. The origin of the oracle deck was in the 19th century. Oracle cards are simple and easy to use. Oracle cards are usually based on the thoughts or more like advice. Many oracle decks are available from angels to fairies and so on. The meaning of tarot cards is fixed but the meaning of oracle cards is vast. Because these are the messages and advice which you can take as it is or can interpret in your own way. You can design your own oracle deck with beautiful figures and quotes, thoughts, advice, etc. The figures made on the Tarot Cards are mysterious, tarot card readers interpret them on the basis of their creativity. Here you can explore more about Major and Minor Arcana cards in Tarot reading.