Tag Archives: 8 of Wands

What Does The Deck Say? November 12, 2019

The Sweeney Tarot was designed to read with reversals. Having the expected 78 cards, one could use any system of meanings with it. However Lee Bradford has put deep thought into the meanings of the Sweeney Tarot, making sure it is approachable by all and without occult or religious concerns that would restrict its audience or use.

Today’s cards: The Emperor [IV] (reversed), The Empress [III], & 8 of Wands (reversed).

Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? November 12, 2019

What Does The Deck Say? November 6, 2019

The Universal Tarot of Marseille is primarily based on a Swiss deck created in 1751 by by Claude Burdel. The pips have color backgrounds to assist readers with distinguishing suite and the majors have had the lines refined and color backgrounds added to soften the overall look. The Universal Tarot of Marseille is ©Lo Scarabeo.

Today’s cards: 8 Batons, Queen of Swords, & The Lovers [VI].

Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? November 6, 2019

What Does The Deck Say? October 15, 2019

The Bosch Tarot is a series of collages based on the paintings of Hieronymus Bosch. Using a unique set of meanings that doesn’t always aligns with Waite, it will sometimes read direct, and sometimes read like a koan. It is a good deck for introspection and examination of internal motives. The Bosch Tarot is presented by Atanas A. Atanassov and ©Lo Scarabeo.

Today’s cards: Knave of Chalices, 8 of Wands, & Judgement [XX].

Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? October 15, 2019

What Does The Deck Say? October 1, 2019

The Universal Waite is Mary Hanson-Roberts’ recolored rendition of the Waite-Smith deck. Nearly identical lining is softened by gentle coloring. Some faces have been reworked to be more pleasing to the eye. The Universal Waite Tarot is ©US Games Systems, Inc.

Today’s cards: 8 of Pentacles (reversed), 8 of Wands, & The Emperor [IV].

Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? October 1, 2019

What Does The Deck Say? July 15, 2019

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. The Bosch Tarot is ©Lo Scarabeo.

Today’s cards: Knave of Chalices, 10 of Chalices, & 8 of Wands.

Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? July 15, 2019

What Does The Deck Say? June 24, 2019

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. Tavaglione’s Stairs of Gold Tarot is ©US Games Systems.

Today’s cards: 8 of Staves, The Sun [XIX], & The Popess [II].

Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? June 24, 2019