When you are just starting to read the Tarot, it is good to find a basic deck that is easy to work with and understand. We think these 5 Tarot card decks are excellent. 1. The Ryder Tarot Card Deck - It is classic and the deck we use in our "Meanings of Tarot Cards" YouTube Series. 2. Easy Tarot: Learn to Read the Cards Once and For All - Perfect for beginners. 3. Universal Waite Tarot Card Deck - Like the Ryder Deck, it is a classic. We use this deck quite a bit in our YouTube videos. 4. Dreams of Gaia Tarot: A Tarot for a New Era - This deck is beautiful. 5.