Llewellyn’s 2018 Tarot Calendar by Barbara Moore

Llewellyn's 2018 Tarot Calendar: Insights, Spreads, and Tips by Barbara Moore

It’s during this time of year, when the weather turns colder and the nights start drawing, that thoughts tend to be drawn towards the fact that the final stage of the year is upon us. Soon it will be time to think about the New Year and the prospect of the following twelve months and what it will bring us. For those who are students of the Tarot, Llewellyn’s 2018 Tarot Calendar may be found to be a practical addition to the household schedule as well as a useful way…

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Bring Your Tarot Readings to Life by Barbara Moore

Barbara Moore invites us to think about our tarot readings in new and challenging ways. “Thirty spokes share the wheel’s hub;
 It is the center hole that makes it useful. 
Shape clay into a pot; 
It is the space within that makes it useful. 
Build walls for a room; 
It is the space within that makes it useful.” —Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching In Hebrew theology there is the idea of tzim tzum, the act of God withdrawing in order to make space for creation to happen. Another interesting aspect…

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Mystic Faerie Tarot Deck by Barbara Moore and Linda Ravenscroft

Mystic Faerie Tarot Deck by Barbara Moore and Linda Ravenscroft

The faerie, fairy or fey kingdom has formed a part of Western magickal philosophy for many hundreds of years. These wee-folk often feature mainly in Celtic mythology and appear to only have a close affinity with the British Isles and the immediate surrounding areas. The fairy was popularised during the Victorian Era when it began to be featured in several works of fiction. They also came to universal prominence via the publishing of photos of what were said to be fairies in 1917 in Cottingly in what is now West…

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Classic Tarot by Barbara Moore

Classic Tarot by Barbara Moore

The Rider-Waite Tarot deck is still one of the most popular Tarot decks, despite the fact that it was first published in 1910. Originally developed and designed by academic and mystic A. E. Waite (1857-1942), he commissioned London artist Pamela Coleman Smith (1878 -1951) to provide the cards’ artwork. Referencing his Freemasonary studies and as a member of the Golden Dawn, Waite encoded into his Tarot esoteric symbolism that makes it a good deck for both beginners and advanced occult students. For many Tarot card readers, this deck is the…

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