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.
Of the many esoteric subjects studied by ceremonial magicians, alchemy is often considered one of the hardest and most arcane, while the tarot is thought to be one of the most accessible and "hands-on." Historically the language of alchemy, with its inscrutable riddles and metaphor, has baffled many students, while the images of the tarot are more... read this article