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What Does The Deck Say? February 28 2015

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: 7 of Chalices, Judgement, & The Hermit. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? February 28 2015

What Does The Deck Say? October 27 2014

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: 7 of Wands, Temperance, & Judgement. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? October 27 2014

Judgement

The top half of this card is overwhelmed by a winged angelic figure emerging from and through knots of clouds. The figure’s hair appears to be flame. The figure is seen from the chest up, and kir great wings are seen only to the wrist joint. The figure is looking down at the ground and holds a long straight horn to kir lips. The bell of the horn is pointed down, and a square flag is mounted upon it. The flag bears a white field with a cross touching all four sides. Lines indicate the horn is being sounded. Over the ground are what appears to be coffins. The tops have been removed from them, and their inhabitants are standing and looking up at the angelic figure with their arms outstreched in wonder. In the foreground, from left to right, stands a man, a child, and a woman. All naked, but having no concern for being so. In the enad background are more open coffins and their inhabitants also standing. In the far distance are scattered trees, and beyond them a tall impenetrable mountain range. Continue reading Judgement