Like a mirror that reflects one version of reality-identical to the original, yet reversed-the Tarot of Reflections reveals aspects of the reality in which we live. The double image is an apt metaphor for the complexity and ambiguity of our lives, encouraging dialogue and introspection.
Arielle Smith reviewed this deck on TarotPassages.com. She wrote, "The Aborigines believed that Dreamtime was real and what we consider real is actually dream time…what if they are right? What if none of it is real? What if all we believe is only an illusion?"
I think she hit the nail on the head. In order to understand this deck, you must embrace that concept and be willing to explore what you believe to be real. You need to consider that what you see isn’t the truth or the whole truth. Tarot in general does, ideally, help us do that. But this deck is designed to promote that sort of search and speculation.
Reactions and interpretations will, therefore, vary from reader...read more.
While Llewellyn's Classic Tarot has my name on the cover, I did not so much design this project as direct it. Llewellyn wanted a deck that was designed to be faithful to the traditional tarot images, symbols, and meanings recognizable to most modern tarot readers and students. Creating a faithful yet new expression of timeless tarot imagery is... read this article