The Secret Tarot: Renaissance Symbols of Science, Magic and Myth Now Reveal the Future

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Simon and Schuster, Oct 30, 2001 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 192 pages
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Recapture the Enchantment of the Original Tarot

Since its birth during the Renaissance, the tarot has become a popular tool for divination as well as a source of pleasure and mystery. In The Secret Tarot, Jane Lyle and Helen Jones have woven together images inspired by the traditional tarot to create an enchanting deck that allows you to draw on your own intuition when you read the cards. This beautiful package contains everything you will need, including

  • 192-page illustrated handbook that will teach you everything you need to know to start reading the cards immediately, including descriptions of the major and minor arcana as well as sample layouts

  • complete tarot deck of 78 richly illustrated full-color cards with specially commissioned art that is inspired by traditional Renaissance and medieval imagery

In The Secret Tarot you will find a visual treasure house of knowledge and philosophy with which you can rediscover ancient wisdom and learn to interpret it for yourself.

  

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Contents

CONTENTS
6
THE FOOL
12
THE HIGH PRIESTESS
20
THE EMPEROR
28
THE CHARIOT
41
Part Two THE MINOR ARCANA
100
THE SUIT OF WANDS 104 THE SUIT OF SWORDS
138
THE SUIT OF PENTACLES 121 THE SUIT OF CUPS
155
Part Three HOW TO USE THE CARDS
172
TRADITIONAL LAYOUTS
178
Symbols
190
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About the author (2001)

Jane Lyle is a writer on psychology, sex, sociology, paranormal and divination topics. She has been intrigued by the tarot from an early age, and learned the traditional art of reading tea leaves from her grandmother. Jane's books include "The Cup of Destiny, The Renaissance Tarot", and "The Fortune Teller's Deck".

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