Cartomancy

Unified Esoteric Tarot deck

Written by  on September 2, 2017

UET-Attila-Blaga

In the global context of the book market flooded by countless publications regarding esoteric subjects such as Tarot, Astrology, Numerology, Kabbalah, Alchemy or the Fourth Way, and numerous Tarot decks available, why somebody should choice to purchase this particular book and Tarot deck?
The Unified Esoteric Tarot deck represent not only formally, but fundamentally a departure from any other Tarot deck you know. Read more…

Share Button

Who’s afraid of the Death card

Written by  on August 19, 2017

UET-Attila-Blaga

Who’s afraid of the Death card?

“There is nothing permanent except change.” (Heraclitus)

It’s a classic Hollywoodian cliché already when the lights go out between thunders and lightnings, the Death card shows up, and you know: somebody will die, a murderer is nearby.
But the Death card really means physical death? If yes why, if not why? Read more…

Share Button

Exploring The Sun

Written by  on July 30, 2017

The Sun

The Sun card is still one of the mysteries of the Major Arcane.
In the Tarot deck, there are only three cards bearing planetary names: The Sun, The Moon and The Star.
I think it’s important to understand the role, the function and the symbolism of these cards. There are two distinct aspects: one is the practical and one is the theoretical – philosophical. Read more…

Share Button

Professional vs. non-professional

Written by  on June 29, 2017

professional-vs-non-professional

Someone formulated a question regarding the ‘professional’, respectively ‘non-professional’ quality of a Tarot reader. It’s a pretty good question I guess.
Let’s start with what the vast majority believes and expressed in different forms: “Professional is able to find a market demand for the type of service offered”; “To me, “professional” means someone who makes their living off of what they are doing.”; “Anyone who lives off of readings / gets paid for readings – is technically a ‘professional’.” – and so on.
I would agree if it would be about hookers, hired assassins, or any other ‘shady’, respectively purely physical services. But we’re talking about a ‘spiritual’ service which requires a higher degree of ‘spirituality’ – awareness, enlightenment, consciousness, call it as you please. Read more…

Share Button

The Four Worlds and Three Pillars spread

Written by  on June 22, 2017

The Four Worlds and Three Pillars spread

Although, generally, I prefer the quick and simple spreads, 3 up to 7 cards, sometimes, some specific and complex questions, requires some more in-depth analyses.
This 12 cards spread is highly recommended in personal development, so-called ‘spiritual’ matters, but it’s also a good choice to obtain detailed answer to any specific question regardless its subject. Read more…

Share Button

The Way of Tarot by Alejandro Jodorowsky, book review

Written by  on May 23, 2017

Alejandro Jodorowsky - The Way of Tarot - 2009I heard lot of good things about Alejandro Jodorowsky’s book on Tarot, then I read a couple of positive comments on different Tarot forums and specific social media groups. Finally, I stumbled into a quite exciting book synopsis which determined to read the book.
I have to admit, I had quite high expectations and somewhat I was pretty disappointed. I will explain.
But for the beginning, who is Alejandro Jodorowsky?
Born to Jewish-Ukrainian and Polish parents in Chile, Alejandro Jodorowsky Prullansky (17 February 1929) is a Chilean-French film and theatre director, screenwriter, playwright, actor, author, poet, producer, composer, musician, comics writer, and spiritual guru, currently living in Paris (France). Read more…

Share Button

Gypsy Oracle Cards – cards and meaning

Written by  on December 2, 2015

Evoking another time and place, this reproduction of a nineteenth-century deck characterizes a bygone era, while offering old-fashioned guidance and wisdom. With any sort of fortune deck it is already suggested that the reader needs to read between the lines since the placement of the cards will not necessarily make sense towards the question asked. Read more…

Share Button

Fairies Oracle

Written by  on November 26, 2015

Take a journey into Faeryland and its beautiful scenes of elves, pixies, trolls, and of course, faeries. Digital images don’t do the Faeries Oracle deck justice. Created by Brian Froud and Jessica Macbeth, the Oracle Deck consist of 66 colorful, sparking cards. Read more…

Share Button

Archetypes storytelling cards

Written by  on November 26, 2015

I generally do not care to write about non-tarot decks. However, this one intrigued me because it is a variation of the idea used in the Storyteller Tarot. The idea is that cards can be used to create a story from start to finish including everything from character development to plot. This 64 card deck is designed to be useful in many different ways. Read more…

Share Button

Madame Endora fortune telling cards

Written by  on November 26, 2015

Madame Endora’s Fortune Cards blend Egyptian, Celtic and fantasy themes into an original, easy-to-use oracle deck of 48 cards. Most artwork is dimensional and detailed, but for 15 cards which seem a little more rushed. From Monolith Graphics, the publishers of the Gothic Tarot. Read more…

Share Button