The Magic of Tarot
A Modern Guide to the Classic Art of the Cards
by Leanna Greenaway
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Pub Date 19 Mar 2024 | Archive Date 02 Apr 2024
St. Martin's Press, St. Martin's Essentials
From traditional to modern, from magical to mundane, this card-reading handbook is a one stop shop for anyone interested in the ancient art of Tarot.
Tarot experts Leanna and Beleta Greenaway tackle romance, marriage, health, careers, safety, children, and much more, as well as situational knowledge for those interested in taking on Tarot as a profession.
In The Magic of Tarot, readers will discover: the history and origins of the Tarot, how Tarot is moving with the times, tips on unleashing the power of the cards, housing and cleansing your decks, various card layouts for different situations, as well as full descriptions and explanations of each of the 22 Major Arcana cards, and 56 Minor Arcana cards.
The Magic of Tarot also adds illustrations of each card (right way and reversed) from two powerful Tarot decks – the modern One World deck and the traditional Rider Waite deck. Thoughtfully guiding readers through each card, the Greenaways compare the modern and traditional decks, establishing Tarot’s relevance to today’s world while retaining the mystery of the traditional interpretations. With a section dedicated to magic, readers also learn how to enhance the magic of Tarot through the use of crystals, pendulums, affirmations, and spirit guide communication.
Perfect for beginners and experienced card readers alike, The Magic of Tarot will take your card-reading skills to the next level to create a magical life.
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I’ve been very interested in tarot for a long, long time. And this book is so informative and answers a lot of questions and is easy to digest, especially for someone new to the practice.
This informative guide intends to help beginning Tarot practitioners become proficient. Detailed descriptions of each card offering both traditional and modern interpretations. Provides tips on memorizing cards and making interpretations origins and case studies on what to expect if you pursue Tarot as a career. Discusses Tarot toolbox (crystals, pendulums. A glass circle, candles and. Oils. Salt and xsymbols, angel cards). Illustrations.
The perfect handbook for anyone wanting to learn to read tarot cards or needs a refresher. Well detailed, it's the perfect companion "bible" for your library.
I've been reading tarot for years and am always up for looking at new books on the subject. However, while many are lacking this books is not! The author takes you through the cards, provides their meaning both traditional and modern. While I prefer the Rider Waite,another deck is used as well. After providing the basics, the author takes it to the next level and provides insight and tools to become a reader. While I like this last part, it takes time and commitment to become a reader. So with that in mind, get started and practice, practice, practice!
This book is a great starting point that can help you go beyond just learning what tarot is!
Ooh I love Tarot! I love pulling the cards, the unique artistry of each deck, reading and of course, tarot books. ✨🔮❤️ This book is dedicated to all those that choose to discover the magical mysteries of tarot, and I’m here for it! I always learn something new and the depth of Leanna and Beleta’s experience and knowledge is wildly impressive. This book covers all the bases, and checks all the boxes you’d want on tarot, including the importance of establishing a connection with the cards at the onset — plus I love the Moon Blessing. I also love the herb and crystal correspondences. I’ll be reaching for this book again and again, because unlike oils and crystals the tarot card meanings don’t stick in my mind unaided. However, the memorize prompts, in time might change that! 🙏🖤 So grateful for these teachings, thank you, thank you, thank you.