The playing cards we are so familiar with have a clear relationship with the Minor Arcana. As the picture above shows, modern cards have a relationship with the Tarot suits. The suits are divided into 4 groups - wands, cups, swords and pentacles, though there is certainly plenty of variation on those themes.
Did you know that playing cards could be used to predict future? Cards, if studied properly can be a great way to substitute tarot cards. This article tells you what each card means and how tarot card readers use them.