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What Does The Deck Say? February 4, 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: Art [XIV], Nine of Disks, & Fortune [X].

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What Does The Deck Say? January 24, 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: Queen of Swords, The Wheel [X], & 8 of Chalices.

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What Does The Deck Say? January 14, 2019

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: 8 of Wands (reversed), The Wheel [X] (reversed), & 6 of Wands (reversed).

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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? January 9, 2019

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. ©Lo Scarabeo

Today’s cards: 4 of Pentacles, The Wheel [X], & 2 of Chalices.

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What Does The Deck Say? December 13, 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 Wheel of Fortune [X] (reversed), 3 of Wands, & 10 of Cups.

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What Does The Deck Say? November 20, 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 Wheel of Fortune [X] reversed, 6 of Swords, & 10 of Wands (reversed).

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What Does The Deck Say? October 11, 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: Page of Coins, 4 of Cups (reversed), & The Wheel of Fortune [X].

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What Does The Deck Say? October 2, 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.

Fey Tarot: The World [XXI], The Wheel [X], & Strength [VIII].
Fey Tarot: The World [XXI], The Wheel [X], & Strength [VIII].

Today’s cards: The World [XXI], The Wheel [X], & Strength [VIII].

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