Deeply entwined for six centuries, the art of tarot and the science of astrology have an undeniably powerful link. With this unique and user-friendly guidebook, you can easily learn to combine tarot and astrology for yourself—and expand your tarot practice while enriching your life.
Well-known tarot reader Corrine Kenner expertly teaches you everything you need to know, starting with tarot and astrology basics, the cards' archetypal symbols and imagery, the twelve signs of the zodiac, and the planets. You'll discover how every card in the tarot deck relates to astrology, and learn to:
—Read tarot cards and interpret an astrological chart —Recognize the twelve houses' ruling signs and planets —Pair the planets, signs, and houses with their corresponding tarot cards —Understand the astrological associations of the Minor Arcana —Make connections among the Court Cards, tarot suits, and the four elements —Identify each card's qabalistic associations —Give insightful readings for yourself and others
You'll also find practical astrological spreads, interpretive techniques, real-life examples, and sample readings for everyday people and famous figures, including Salvador Dali, Marilyn Monroe, and Prince William.
Though I am primarily an astrologer, I also work with the tarot. Astrology and the tarot are perfect partners, complementing each other in many ways. If you work with the stars and not the tarot, chances are that the cards of the tarot will pique your interest once you begin to investigate them.
Having an astrological perspective when working with tarot cards gives a reader a definite...
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