The Tarot for Common Folk: The Tarot Explained in Simple English

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AuthorHouse, 2008 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 238 pages
The Tarot For Common Folk is based on 36 years of research and firsthand experience with the system that began for the author in 1973. In addition to his practice as a Tarot interpreter, he is also an instructor and lecturer on the subject as one of America's leading authorities. There are many books available on the subject of the Tarot today, but unfortunately many of the best books are difficult to understand by the average person. Other books may be strong in one respect to the cards and weak in another, while some are even filled with confusing misinformation and absurdities. This book provides factual in-depth details and explanations on every aspect of the cards in a manner that virtually anyone can comprehend. Not only will you understand what the cards mean, but also why those meanings apply. Whether you are just beginning your studies in the Tarot or have been a student of many years The Tarot For Common Folk is certain to be a highly valued and integral addition to your personal library! Key Features: . Discussion of historical facts regarding theories on the Tarot's origins and development from ancient times through the present day . Fundamental spiritual principles that are integral in fully understanding the Tarot such as harmoniously balancing opposites and humanity's three-fold nature are revealed . A fresh and insightful rendition of the Fool's Journey combined with card rulership, numerology and more provide full depth in understanding the Trumps Major . Meanings for the aces through tens are brought to light through full explanation of suit representations combined with the significance of number values. . Every aspect of court card representations and alignments are explained in order to make this portion of the pack thoroughly understood . Detailed spread patterns with examples from actual readings are utilized to show the cards at work along with suggested study tips . Ancient wisdom is mingled with personal revelations, theories and modern perspectives from the author to enlighten the reader in the true relevance of the unbound universal holy book called the Tarot

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The Tarot for Common Folk The Tarot Explained in Simple English by Paul E. Gipp As a tarot reader and an avid believer of the tarot this 237 page book was a real pleasure to review. As far as I am ... Read full review

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