The Tarot card layout known as The Celtic Cross is probably the oldest, most popular, and most detailed spread that the readers use for reading. It’s a good spread to predict a person’s issues in life as all the cards show different aspects of the situation for observing. Even though the layout is not complicated as you thought, but it’s powerful. This spread will deal with an issue at a time, and when you get a message from the final card, you should have got through lots of facets of the problem at hand. So, let’s figure out more about The 10 Card Celtic Cross Tarot Spread in this post.
Sure, you can read every card in the Celtic Cross spread (in an amateur way). But, if you want to become the Tarot reader that is praised by everybody, we’d like to give you more information of this complex spread’s layout.
The Celtic Cross Layout
Card 1 – the Present: the card here will tell you what’s happening to you at this present time. Also, it indicates your state of mind, and how perceiving you’re at the situation.
Card 2 – the Challenge: this card shows the current problem you’re facing. If you follow the reader’s advice and resolve this issue, the life will be much easier. Even if you choose the ‘positive’ card in this position, it still represents a challenge.
Card 3 – the Past: it points out some events in the past that have led to the present situation.
Card 4 – the Future: it indicates the upcoming events that may occur in the next few weeks or months. It’s not the final outcome, remember!
Card 5 – Above: this card tells what you’re holding inside, like goal, inspiration, or expected outcome. If you do everything consciously, the issue may be resolved.
Card 6 – Below: this card symbolizes the underlying feelings associated with the situation and can show what is truly driving you crazy. It may hold a surprise message to you – something either positive or negative.
Card 7 – Advice: here, this card is a brief introduction about what has happened during your life. And, it offers a genuine guidance to help you approach the current challenges.
Card 8 – External Influences: it highlights the people, events, or energies affecting the outcome in the future.
Card 9 – Hopes and Fears: this position may be the hardest spot for interpreting. Hope and fear are intertwined; so, maybe what we hope is also what we fear, or vice versa.
Card 10 – the Outcome: this card represents for where the situation is headed and how it will be solved. The result based on your current action, and if your outcome is not a desirable one, you must change the free will to change the whole situation.