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Learn how Tarot cards and their meanings influence your life here and now


Online Tarot Readings

So you want to do an online Tarot reading, but you need a little help getting started? There are so many great options it's hard to know where to begin, and we know you have a lot of questions. Read More »


Everyday Tarot

Tarot is an ancient art of divination that first took the form of Tarot cards in 14th Century Europe. Traditional Tarot decks consist of 78 cards depicting symbolic archetypes that represent people and situations common to all of humankind. Read More »


A Tarot Take on the Full Moon in Pisces and Venus in Libra

Did you know that each Major Arcana Tarot card has an astrological correlation? For some, it's a planet, and for others it's an astrological sign. Every week, we'll be taking a look at the major events happening in our changing sky, and sharing advice on making the most of them from the Tarot. Read More »


Body and Soul: Changing Our Genetic Patterns

As an exercise in willpower and discipline, I have been on a fundamental dietary change over the last four months. It involves literally re-programming one’s genes (and jeans!). It has finally become a habit, and it is a fascinating process as it involves a change that doesn’t Read More »


Iconology of the Justice Cards

IntroductionRecall that since we are adopting Dummett's (1980) Type B ordering, the next card in sequence is the Justice card, numbered 20. Read More »


Iconology of the Sun Cards

IntroductionSeven images of the Sun card have survived from the 15/16th centuries (Fig. 1). All of the images of the Sun are shown as a full circle with rays and a face. The rays are straight on 3, curved on three, and one card shows both curved and straight rays. Read More »


Iconology of the Moon Cards

IntroductionThere are seven extant Moon cards from the 15/16th century (Fig. 1). Three of the cards show astrologers observing the moon and taking measurements. Read More »


Iconology of the Star Cards

IntroductionIn the previous chapter we examined the Star, Moon, and Sun cards as representing the general concept of the Heavens. And, indeed, the majority of the related imagery from the 15/16th centuries shows these celestial bodies in various combinations. Read More »


Iconology of the Heavens

Introduction Before we examine individually the iconology of the 16Star, 17Moon and 18Sun cards, it will be helpful to consider how the card-player would have viewed the Heavenly Spheres. Read More »


Iconology of the Tower Cards

The early Tarot imagesThere are five surviving images of the Tower from the 15/16th centuries (Fig. 1). Four of the towers are square with doorways and four show rocks, hail, or masonry falling. Read More »


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