Virtually all modern Tarot deck designs originate with the deck used by the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. Today’s “standard” deck was created by two members of that Order. This is the deck they used, and now, you can use it, too!
This is the one deck created under the guidance of Israel Regardie, father of the modern Golden Dawn movement, and made by two of the world’s leading Golden Dawn adepts, Chic and Sandra Tabatha Cicero.
Enhanced by the appropriate use of the Golden Dawn’s understanding of color, this deck is also the only deck to include the necessary extra Temperance card used in initiation rituals. Also included is a full-sized book explaining the meanings and symbolism of each card, how to use them for divination, ritual, meditation, and magick. This stunning deck is a must for people working the Golden Dawn system and all Tarot workers.
The idea of using the stars for magic and ritual is not new. Medieval texts included details about stars and constellations, and how to determine the optimal time to draw their influence into talismans for spells, healing, and other purposes. A small remnant of this remains today in the use of birthstone jewelry.
The stars have always had a... read this article