Although this book is specifically written for use with a Marseille Tarot-style deck, I found a lot of useful information that can apply to any reading with any tarot deck.
Yoav includes a section on reading symbolic language in the cards. He includes categories that many of us have seen before, such as color and number, but he includes other categories that are less commonly discussed. I found the section of body parts particularly interesting.
Although I never had what I consider a formal method of interpreting body parts, I realized that I do casually think about body parts symbolically. For example, I usually notice if a character is wearing any sort of headpiece such as a crown
The Ultimate Guide to the Thoth Tarot by Johannes Fieberg & Evelin Burger
Even if you don’t use a particular deck, there can still be useful information in a book about that deck that you can apply to other decks. For example, in The Ultimate Guide to the Thoth Tarot by Johannes Fieberg & Evelin Burger, they provide 10 Helpful Interpretation Tips. This one can easily be applied to any deck:
Every Single Symbol is Ambiguous
For example, let us consider the symbols Dove and Snake, both of which are counted among reoccurring tarot motifs. The dove is an attribute of different love and wisdom goddesses, the sign of the Holy Ghost, the peace dove, and a symbol of
One thing many students of tarot find fascinating is learning what some of the mysterious symbols on the cards mean. During the Renaissance, when the tarot was invented, people were largely illiterate and were therefore very literate in symbol recognition. Their churches told the stories of their faith in stained glass and granite images. These days, we as a culture lack a shared symbol system and even the popular Rider Waite Smith tarot includes many symbols that are meaningless today. Meaningless until we unearth the meaning.
In Rachel Pollack’s brilliant Tarot Wisdom, she casually and conversationally reveals many symbolic meanings. If you are looking for an enjoyable and
I am an extra happy editor today, since I found two soon-to-be-released titles in my mailbox! Since these are the first books I started working with a year ago, what better way could there be to begin a day? I've anticipated not only the moment when I would be able to hold the fresh and finished copies in my hands, but also the time I could purchase and pass along the valuable stories and guidance to my family, and here's why:
The first, By Morning's Light, is Ginny Brock's story of the year following her son's death and the reconnection she found with him in spirit through dreams, signs, synchronicities, and even direct communication. Her story is one of gaining self-trust in