Tag Archives: King of Wands

What Does The Deck Say? January 10, 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. ©Lo Scarabeo

Today’s cards: King of Wands, 9 of Swords, & The Wheel [X].

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What Does The Deck Say? December 26, 2018

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 Moon [XVIII] (reversed), King of Wands, & The Hermit [IX] (reversed).

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What Does The Deck Say? December 11, 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. Tavaglione’s Stairs of Gold Tarot is ©US Games Systems.

Today’s cards: The Chariot [VII], The Sun [XIX], & King of Staves.

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What Does The Deck Say? September 10, 2018

Hello. It’s been nearly three months since I put Noxporium on pause. I had personal things to settle and that process required me to reach deep instead of out.

Well, I’m back. The Free Reading Window is going to remain closed a while longer. Paid readings continue to be available. But for now, let’s have some fun.

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.

Ace of Pentacles (reversed), King of Wands, & The Moon (reversed). Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? September 10, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? June 1, 2018

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 Sun [XIX], King of Wands “The Gentry” (reversed), & The Hermit [IX]. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? June 1, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? May 7, 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: Ace of Swords, Knight of Wands, & Nine of Disks. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? May 7, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? August 22 2017

Tavaglione’s Stairs of Gold Tarot is a richly decorated esoteric book in the form of 78 tarot cards. The deck can read as slim as necessary and as deep as the reader is willing to focus. Eschewing Golden Dawn attributions, this deck leads the reader and querent down a path where Waite does not exist.

Today’s cards: Queen of Swords, King of Staves, & The World. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? August 22 2017

What Does The Deck Say? August 03 2017

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: Queen of Cups “The Guardian”, The Chariot (reversed), & King of Wands “The Gentry” (reversed). Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? August 03 2017