Osho Zen Tarot: The Transcendental Game Of Zen

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Macmillan, Apr 15, 1995 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 192 pages
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When life seems to be full of doubt and uncertainty we tend to look for a source of inspiration: what will happen in the future? What about my health, the children? What will happen if I make this decision and not that one? This is how the traditional tarot is often used, to satisfy a longing to know about the past and future. This Osho Zen Tarot focuses instead on gaining an understanding of the here and now. It is a system based on the wisdom of Zen, a wisdom that says events in the outer world simply reflect in the outer world simply reflect our own thoughts and feelings, even though we ourselves might be unclear about what those thoughts and feelings are. So it helps us to turn our attention away from outside events so we can find a new clarity of understanding in our innermost hearts. The conditions and states of mind portrayed by the contemporary images on the cards are all shown as being essentially transitional and transformative. The text in the accompanying book helps to interpret and understand the images in the simple, straightforward and down to earth language of Zen.

 

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User Review  - GG - Overstock.com

These cards are best for those of you who like images that speak to your superunconscious in a nonrepresentational way. If you count yourself as those with ESP you will love these cards. Not recommended for those just learning to read tarot. Stunning imagery very colorful Read full review

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User Review  - missjo123 - Overstock.com

I have used these cards in the past from a friend and they were so beautiful I wanted a set of my own. I have owned a couple of sets in the past but this by far is the most gorgeous and fulfilling set ... Read full review

Contents

THEFOOL
2
EXISTENCE
5
I INNER VOICE
6
CREATIVITY
8
THEREBEL
10
NOTHINGNESS
12
THELOVERS
14
AWARENESS
16
THE MASTER
46
of Fire EXPERIENCING 82
48
ACE of Fire THE SOURCE 98
56
MASTERY OF ACTION CLOUDS MASTERY OF MIND
64
Page of Fire PLAYFULNESS 54 Page of Clouds MlND
70
Knight of Water TRUST 60 Knight of Rainbows SLOWING DOWN
76
MINOR ARCANA 48
97
of Water TURNING IN
104

COURAGE
19
ALONENESS
20
CHANGE
22
BREAKTHROUGH
24
NEW VISION
27
TRANSFORMATION
28
INTEGRATION
30
CONDITIONING
33
THUNDERBOLT
35
SILENCE
36
PASTLIVES
38
INNOCENCE
40
BEYOND ILLUSION
43
COMPLETION
44
of Water CLINGING TO THE PAST
106
of Water THE DREAM
108
of Water PROJECTIONS
110
of Water LETTING Go
112
of Water LAZINESS
114
l0ofWater HARMONY
117
l0ofClouds REBIRTH
137
of Rainbows THE MlSER
144
7ofRainbows PATIENCE
151
ACE of Rainbows MATURITY
158
CARD SPREADS OR LAYOUTS
160
ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR
173
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Osho is one of the most provocative and inspiring spiritual teachers of the twentieth century. Known for his revolutionary contribution to the science of inner transformation, the influence of his teachings continues to grow, reaching seekers of all ages in virtually every country of the world. He is the author of many books, including Love, Freedom, Aloneness; The Book of Secrets; and Innocence, Knowledge, and Wonder.Ma Deva Padma is a painter, illustrator, and designer. She is the creator of the bestselling Osho Zen Tarot and The Tao Oracle: An Illustrated New Approach to the I Ching. Padma lives and works with her artist husband, at their studio in Australia. Her fine art has been exhibited in the United States, Europe, and Asia. She is a lecturer on tarot art as a means for meditation and self awareness.

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