Could the teachings of an 13th Century heretical sect be revealed in a deck of tarot cards? Robert Swiryn's The Secret of the Tarot provides a fascinating look of how the Cathars, a group of religious heretics targeted for destruction by the Roman Catholic Church and the King of France, may have managed to preserve their history and spiritual messages in the Tarot of Marseilles. Besides a gripping exploration of the history of the Cathars' fate, this thought-provoking book offers a unique vision of the tarot as it examines the ideas, spiritual messages, and colorful personalities behind each card. www.thesecretofthetarot.com
Recapture the Enchantment of the Original Tarot Since its birth during the Renaissance, the tarot has become a popular tool for divination as well as a source of pleasure and mystery. In The Secret Tarot, Jane Lyle and Helen Jones have woven together images inspired by the traditional tarot to create an enchanting deck that allows you to draw on your own intuition when you read the cards. This beautiful package contains everything you will need, including 192-page illustrated handbook that will teach you everything you need to know to start reading the cards immediately, including descriptions of the major and minor arcana as well as sample layouts complete tarot deck of 78 richly illustrated full-color cards with specially commissioned art that is inspired by traditional Renaissance and medieval imagery In The Secret Tarot you will find a visual treasure house of knowledge and philosophy with which you can rediscover ancient wisdom and learn to interpret it for yourself.
Secret Language of Tarot sets itself apart from other tarot books by teaching readers how to translate the pictorial symbolism from one deck to another, strengthening the reader's ability to recognize specific icons in any deck and in the world around them. The Secret Language of Tarot can be used as both a reference book and as a series of guided meditations on the individual symbols. Each of the seven chapters contain a set of symbols that share a common theme. Extensive research provides readers with the lore and mythological meanings of the symbols to help foster intuitive powers. The explanation of imagery is both insightful and eclectic. When read from beginning to end, The Secret Language of Tarot reveals a hidden current of understanding and connection between the individual cards of the deck. Each chapter ends with an Integration Lesson and a special Symbol Spread to deepen the understanding of the cards. The Secret Language of Tarot brings imagery and intuition into a course of study of the tarot. It is a must-have for any serious tarot reader that is written in accessible language for the novice as well.
This is the sixth book in the 21 Brotherhood of Light Course series by C. C. Zain on the Hermetic Sciences, Astrology, Alchemy, Tarot, Kabbalah and the Occult. The Sacred Tarot is a favorite of metaphysics students everywhere and companion to The Brotherhood of Light Egyptian Tarot Cards. This timeless volume draws comparisons between the Tarot and Tarot, Kabbalah, Astrology, Alchemy, Magic, Numerology, Mystery School Initiation, Biblical references, and Freemasonry. This profusely illustrated book is indexed and contains descriptions for twelve different tarot spreads. Also included is a table of correspondences which draws correlations between the tarot arcanum and herbs, gems, minerals, the Hebrew, Egyptian, and Roman alphabets, numbers, and astrological symbols. With this book, the student may readily determine the astrological correspondence of any number, name, color, gem or other object. This book may be used with any tarot deck including the popular Rider-Waite deck. The concepts presented, however, demonstrate the advantages to the tarot reader, and student of the occult, of using the The Brotherhood of Light Egyptian Tarot Cards.
This is the definitive guide to learning and mastering Tarot quickly and easily. Unique, fun, easy-to-learn exercises teach you how to hear what the cards are trying to tell you. This book is perfect for the beginner: all you need to read the tarot is this book and a deck of cards (preferably the standard Rider decks you can find anywhere). We start you immediately practicing our unique, easy and fun exercises with your cards. You will spend your time playing with your cards, not memorizing rules and dogma from some book of archaic superstition and vague cards meanings. You see, this is not yet another book of Tarot card meanings. How boring is that? We will start your hands-on learning immediately; you will be playing with your Tarot cards as they reveal the future to you. You learn by doing, not by memorizing outdated lies and superstitions. This is our official Tarot academy textbook, the same one we use to turn beginners into professionals. This (hands-on time and practice) is essential or you will be trapped in the cycle of buying more and more Tarot books that only make you more and more reliant on them for card meanings. Here is what you will by reading this book: What your cards are telling you every time you ask a question. What various meanings your cards can have (how else can 78 cards describe the thousands of things that could happen to you on any given day?) How to cast a spread and actually get reliable answers The best spreads to use, how to use them, and when to use them (for any occasion) What the cards "traditionally mean" and why that is important, but not more important than what your intuition is telling you "right now" The difference between average Tarot readers and masters is their ability to hear their inner voice, and see how card meanings adapt to the question being asked. We help you instinctively see exactly how cards blend, influence, and aspect other cards, and how to answer ANY question, even if you have never picked up a deck. We do this through unique exercises and games, taught nowhere else in the world. Click on the "Look Inside" link above to see exactly how you will quickly and easily master the Tarot.This is a highly interactive workbook: You don't just read this book and put it on the shelf-you practice what you learn in real time, and you see results instantly from your education. The more you practice the better your results will be and the more you will understand your cards. We even have TONS of free videos every week and audio lessons to supplement your education at our easy tarot lessons website. This book is the best way to start learning the tarot. When you have completed this book and you want to read cards better than most professional tarot readers you will ever meet, you will want to pick up a copy of Advanced Tarot Secrets. That book will help you get 3-5 times more information from every spread you cast than anyone you know, and it will teach you the deepest secrets of distance divination and manifestation. Best of all, unlike any other professionally published tarot book this book comes with complete support. If you ever get lost, stuck, or bored, we are here to help. You can find us inside the book. Thanks for checking out The Easiest Way to Learn the Tarot-EVER!! We are here to help you. This is all we do.
Evoking forest scenes, insects, and fairies, this gorgeous deck taps into the primal power of Mother Nature. Bearing color images on one side, black-and-white on the other, these cards will help you soar to new divinatory heights. This tarot can be used in special spreads that involve using both sides of the cards. Publisher Review: Have you ever walked into a forest or woods, far enough in that there is no visible path, certainly no road, no other people, and barely any sunlight? At first, all you see is the forest as a whole. You feel surrounded. The lack of boundaries, of direction, of knowing where to go can be, for some people, very disconcerting and even frightening. But if you stop, settle down, and really look [read more]
The author of Conscious Dreaming and The Three "Only" Things poses arguments for understanding one's dreams in order to resolve past events and prepare for the future, explaining the practices of ancient dreaming cultures and the dream experiences of famous historical figures.
Guides readers through effective self-empowerment techniques involving dream work, creative visualization, nature, positive inner dialogue and other ways of exploring the subconscious, with the aim of resolving conflicts, enhancing creativity, developing psychic skills and mapping out a happier and healthier life. Original. By the authors of Self-Empowerment Through Self-Hypnosis.