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What Does The Deck Say? April 25, 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: The World [XXI], Two of Swords, & Four of Wands.

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What Does The Deck Say? April 3, 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: Strength [VIII], The World [XXI] (reversed), & The Moon [XVIII] (reversed).

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What Does The Deck Say? March 18, 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: The Tower [XVI], King of Staves, & The World [XXI].

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What Does The Deck Say? October 25, 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: Rebirth [XX] (reversed), 9 of Wands (reversed), & The Chariot [VII] (reversed).

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What Does The Deck Say? October 24, 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: Five of Wands, Queen of Swords, & The Aeon [XX].

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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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What Does The Deck Say? September 13, 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.

Today’s cards: 6 of Swords “Road”, “The Nameless Card” [XIII], & The World [XXI]. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? September 13, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? May 23, 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: The World [XXI], 9 of Swords, & 8 of Chalices. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? May 23, 2018