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What Does The Deck Say? June 13, 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: The Emperor [IV], The Hermit [IX], & 5 of Swords.

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What Does The Deck Say? April 26, 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. ©Lo Scarabeo

Today’s cards: The Emperor [IV], Queen of Wands, & Strength [XI].

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What Does The Deck Say? April 16, 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 Wands*, The Chariot [XII], & The Emperor [IV].

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What Does The Deck Say? March 28, 2019

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: King of Cups, The Emperor [IV], & Ten of Pentacles.

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What Does The Deck Say? October 16, 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.

Bosch Tarot: The Emperor [IV], 5 of Chalices, & 10 of Chalices.
Bosch Tarot: The Emperor [IV], 5 of Chalices, & 10 of Chalices.

Today’s cards: The Emperor [IV], 5 of Chalices, & 10 of Chalices.

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What Does The Deck Say? April 17, 2018

Wyzard of Odd: 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: The Emperor, Eight of Swords, & Three of Disks. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? April 17, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? March 26, 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: 2 of Swords, The Emperor, & Ace of Swords. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? March 26, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? January 03, 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.

Today’s cards: The Star, 2 of Coins, & The Emperor (reversed). Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? January 03, 2018