Since the Tarot itself is a journey, it is only fitting that the theme of Marco Polo's travels provides both inspiration and context for a Tarot deck. Tarot of the Journey to the Orient reveals the meeting of East and West, a meeting filled with mutual curiosity and respect. Baraldi, who uses attention to detail and careful research to reconstruct the desired atmosphere, captures the delicate style of the Orient as well as the powerful meanings of the Tarot symbols. By examining the cards from twin points of view and language, readers can enhance and expand their understanding.
I grew up with the saying, "In like a lion, out like a lamb," as a way of predicting what the weather would be like during the month of March. As a predictive tool, it has never served me well. Tarot has proven much more useful. But even with all its awesome potential, tarot is as much a question generator as it is an answer-giving tool. And that... read this article