Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Sasha Graham, author of several books and decks, including The Dark Wood Tarot and the new Magic of Tarot.
The Magic of Tarot is my new book providing everything one needs to create a magical tarot practice. I've created this handy A to Z Guide of reminders and things to remember as you fly down the path of tarot and divination. Good luck and cast your cards well!
Always read for you or another's highest good.
Be kind to yourself and others with the cards.
Court cards represent you, an attitude to adopt, or other people in your life.
Decide ahead of time whether or not you will read reversals (those are the upside down cards).
Sasha Graham has established her expertise of doing shadow work with tarot. Her latest book, The Magic of Tarot: Your Guide to Intuitive Readings, Rituals, and Spells, will be out next month.
The exercise below will give you a taste of how she teaches shadow work and combines it with tarot. Naturally the book goes into more depth, but in this sample you can get a sense of her practical, loving, and magically-fueled approach. Enjoy this excerpt:
Write down five things you can't stand about other people. Five qualities that make you go crazy. Five things people do that fill you with a tasty, bitter bile of anger in your throat. It could be five qualities of a single person, or from
Sasha Graham’s 365 Tarot Spreads gives a spread for everyday of the year. They are connected to significant or interesting events that happened on that day. Most can be done on any day of the year. Today’s spread is for September 10, giving you a few days to make time for it, if you want to do it on that day. It is the birthday of Marie Laveau (b. 1794). Since the page layouts from this book are so lovely, we’ve included it below where you will find Sasha’s Marie Laveau’s Voodoo Spread.
The Llewellyn Virtual Author Forum is a bi-monthly series of free online roundtable events that feature your favorite Llewellyn authors discussing topics important to you and answering your questions.
Our fifth in the series, on Tarot: The Best and Worst Questions to Ask Your Cards, featured The author Sasha Graham, Tarot by the Moon author Victoria Constantino, Cirque du Tarot author Leeza Robertson, and Fearless Tarot author Elliot Adam.
Did you miss the live event? No worries! Stream it here.