Tag Archives: 8 of Cups

What Does The Deck Say? January 7, 2019

Bryan Lahr’s Wyzard of Odd tarot deck is constructed with literally images of smoke and mirrors, and has the margins lined with correspondences from other religious and esoteric practices. The slightly oversize deck is also good for single card contemplation as the images fold onto themselves and the viewer.

Today’s cards: Knight of Cups, Queen of Disks, & Eight of Cups.

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What Does The Deck Say? December 06, 2018

The Legacy of the Divine is a work of art by Ciro Marchetti. Warm images tell a fantastic story across rural, urban, and fantasy settings. A visually inviting deck, it has hints of esotericism for those that are seeking such things, but those hints do not interfere with those that do not. Deck artist: Ciro Marchetti.

Today’s cards: 3 of Coins, 8 of Cups, & 5 of Coins.

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What Does The Deck Say? November 9, 2018

The Bosch Tarot is a series of collages based on the paintings of Hieronymus Bosch. Using a unique set of meanings that is not derived from Waite, it will sometimes read direct, and sometimes read like a koan. It is a good deck for introspection and examination of internal motives.

Today’s cards: 8 of Chalices, 9 of Pentacles, & Knight of Pentacles.

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What Does The Deck Say? May 24, 2018

Tavaglione’s Stairs of Gold Tarot is a richly decorated esoteric book in the form of 78 tarot cards. Sometimes wildly diverging from Waite’s road, the deck can read as slim as necessary and as deep as the reader is willing to focus.

Today’s cards: 8 of Cups “Modesty”, 9 of Swords “Celibacy”, & 5 of Swords “Loss”. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? May 24, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? May 23, 2018

The Bosch Tarot is a series of collages based on the paintings of Hieronymus Bosch. Using a unique set of meanings that is not derived from Waite, it will sometimes read direct, and sometimes read like a koan. It is a good deck for introspection and examination of internal motives.

Today’s cards: The World [XXI], 9 of Swords, & 8 of Chalices. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? May 23, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? May 18, 2018

Designed and illustrated by Megan Weber under the name of “Zaheroux“, this black and white deck features an animal for each card. Though there are bones in every image, don’t let this deck frighten you. There is wisdom for those who seek it.

Today’s cards: Eight of Swords “Turkey”, Six of Swords “Dove”, & Eight of Cups “Eel”. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? May 18, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? April 20, 2018

The Fey Tarot is the work of Mara Aghem. While the card names mostly track conventional tarot naming, the scenes differ from Pamela Coleman Smith’s renditions. Not all minors display the full pip count of their number. Rather, the scenes are meant to evoke the intuition of the reader rather than depend on long lists of regurgitated meanings.

Today’s cards: The Stars [XVII], 5 of Wands, & 8 of Chalices. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? April 20, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? April 06, 2018

Bryan Lahr’s Wyzard of Odd tarot deck is constructed with literally images of smoke and mirrors, and has the margins lined with correspondences from other religious and esoteric practices. The oversize deck is also good for single card contemplation as the images fold onto themselves and the viewer.

Today’s cards: Eight of Cups, Prince of Disks, & Seven of Cups. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? April 06, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? January 08, 2018

The Fey Tarot is the work of Mara Aghem. While the card names mostly track conventional tarot naming, the scenes differ from Pamela Coleman Smith’s renditions. Not all minors display the full pip count of their number. Rather, the scenes are meant to evoke the intuition of the reader rather than depend on long lists of regurgitated meanings.

Today’s cards: 8 of Chalices, The Lovers [VI], & 8 of Swords. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? January 08, 2018