Passion, combined with depth of meaning and symbolism, is at the heart of the Tarot. Such concepts are also intensely felt by those who drink deeply of the gothic world of love that lasts forever. The ultimate combination of the two is found in The Tarot of Vampyres.
This deck will be familiar to those used to standard Tarot decks, but it brings into the fold those with desires that require just an insinuation of danger—red roses with sharp thorns, coiled serpents with fiery eyes, skin as white as marble, and the ever-desired drink of the vampire: pure, red blood.
The suits have been renamed to fit the mood by morphing into grails, knives, sculls, and scepters. This deck comes with a full-size book, Phantasmagoria, which explains the meanings of each card and provides exercises and sample spreads to inspire you. Perfect for neophyte or experienced Tarot readers looking for a new vitality and direction—and fresh blood.
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