The Magic of Tarot takes you on a journey from opening your first deck to creating a magical life with tarot. Sasha teaches the foundations of tarot so you take your journey with confidence. Within larger sections, such as how to keep a useful tarot journal, she provides smaller tips that build good practices.
For example, on the chapter about journaling, she includes a helpful tip when learning to read the symbols in the cards. Here is an excerpt:
Reading and interpreting symbolic language is how you begin to speak the language of tarot. Write or draw the symbol you want to interpret. It could be from a card or from your life, bedroom, office, etc. To figure out what the symbol
Last week we looked at some beginner level gifts. Today we’ll browse some gifts for more experienced readers, perhaps even something for yourself!
If someone (perhaps you!) have been very good this year, a nice deck with a bag and reading cloth would make a spectacular gift collection. We have plenty of options.
Tarot by the Moon is a wonderful book that weaves moon magic and tarot.
Advanced Tarot is just that, a book to take you from beginner to confident reader.
Tarot Deciphered reveals the underpinnings of the Golden Dawn system present in both the Rider Waite Smith tarot and the Thoth tarot.
If don’t already have Tarot Correspondences, it is a
Is it too early to order holiday gifts? Given the state of shipping these days, probably not. Here are some ideas for people new to tarot. Next month, we’ll look at gifts for those of us who are not new to tarot.
Gifts that introduce tarot in easy, non-overwhelming bites:
Llewellyn’s Little Book of Tarot
Llewellyn’s 2022 Tarot Calendar
The Ultimate Guide to the Rider Waite Smith Tarot
If the recipient wants to learn core meanings and the skill to extrapolate to other RWS style decks, Tarot for Beginners.
If they want to learn basic traditional correspondences and develop their own interpretations for and connection to the cards, Your Tarot Your
Tarot by the Moon is Victoria Constantino’s new book. They say don’t judge a book by its cover, but they’d be wrong in this case. The cover is gorgeous as is the interior design. The cover and design promise a revealing of the moon’s magic combined with tarot and the book delivers. The October moon usually called the Hunter’s Moon marks a time of year when our ancestors hunted and preserved meat for the winter. In modern life, it is the time of year we begin putting our gardens to bed and preparing the house for winter. In addition to spreads, spells, and rituals, Victoria includes tidbits of useful tarot (and other related) tips. Here you can sample a reading to help you prepare