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Article Topic: Tarot

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The Ultimate Guide to the Rider Waite Tarot: An Accessible Guide to Tarot
Date: 2013-04-08   By: Barbara Moore
Anyone who wishes to learn the tarot can find a plethora of books on the subject. Anyone wishing to study the Rider Waite Tarot in depth can also find many, many books to choose from. When deciding what book to select, especially when the content is similar, the presentation of the material is often the key factor—which is what really sets The Ultimate Guide to the Rider Waite Tarot apart from others.
Personalize Your Tarot Readings Through Spreadcrafting
Date: 2013-03-04   By: Tierney Sadler
A good tarot reading is often like a story, reconstructing, constructing, and forecasting relevant pieces of a person's life to bring understanding about a particular topic. While our tarot cards reveal the details of the story, it's the spread that provides an outline and asks the right questions. Tierney Sadler, creator of The Deck of 1000 Spreads, explains why crafting your own spread is the best way to ensure your reading is perfectly tailored.
The Book of Shadows Tarot, Volume 1: As Above
Date: 2013-01-28   By: Barbara Moore
In 2008, Lo Scarabeo asked Tarot expert Barbara Moore to create a pair of decks called The Book of Shadows Tarot. After considerable thought and planning, the Book of Shadows Tarot, Volume I: As Above was born. This is the story of its inception.
Tarot: The Moon, Mysteries, and Things Unknown
Date: 2012-10-18   By: Barbara Moore
The Moon is such an interesting card, with many layers and whose meaning has really changed over the centuries in ways that really reflect (pun intended) our collective beliefs about the world and symbols. It is only natural that as we evolve, our symbols are affected. However, we may lose something important in our enthusiastic re-imagining of the Moon. Here, Tarot expert Barbara Moore discusses the meaning of the Moon.
Every Card Tells a Story: The Story Behind the Cards for Witches Tarot
Date: 2012-09-24   By: Ellen Dugan
The Witches Tarot deck, by Ellen Dugan and artist Mark Evans, began on a cold winter day almost three years ago. How did the deck come to be? Here, Ellen Dugan discusses the story behind the cards.
Tools to Grow
Date: 2012-07-09   By: Barbara Moore
For many tarot readers, Rachel Pollack's Seventy-Eight Degrees of Wisdom was a sort of bible. Her newest release, The New Tarot Handbook, offers the same sort of guidance and inspiration. Here tarot expert Barbara Moore explains the book's beauty—and the wisdom of Rachel Pollack.
How to Learn Tarot
Date: 2012-05-14   By: Marcus Katz & Tali Goodwin
How does one learn Tarot? While there are indeed many methods, Marcus Katz and Tali Goodwin (authors of Around the Tarot in 78 Days) propose radical methods that remove preconceived notions and fears, making learning the tarot easy, intuitive, and fun.
Steampunk and Tarot Are a Perfect Match
Date: 2012-05-07   By: Barbara Moore
While many of us are attracted to Steampunk because of the aesthetic, can a Steampunk-themed tarot deck be more than simply a novelty? Barbara Moore, tarot expert and creator of the Steampunk Tarot, answers this question, and explains just how the Steampunk genre parallels the journeys of the tarot.
The Llewellyn Tarot
Date: 2012-03-19   By: Kristoffer Hughes
Bringing the Major Arcana Down to Earth: Discover Your Best Workout Through the Cards
Date: 2012-02-27   By: Barbara Moore
Most tarot readers consider the Major Arcana cards to be doorways to powerful archetypal energy, life lessons, important life changes, and events beyond our control. Like her colleagues, Tarot expert Barbara Moore accepts this view, but she also worries that by imbuing the Major cards with such importance, they may become too heady, too for removed from us, too unapproachable. Discover a technique to reunite the Major Arcana with our physical existence—and maybe discover your ideal healthy activities, as suggested by the cards, along the way.

Do you recall the first time you cast a solitary spell? A real spell. Do you remember the moment when you took power into your own hands, lit flickering candles, burned tendrils of incense, called to the corners, created sacred space, and invoked your intention to manifest in the universe? It was memorable, wasn't it? Like a teenager fumbling... read this article
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