Created especially for beginners, the Easy Tarot kit is the easiest way to learn to read Tarot cards. In the Easy Tarot Handbook, author Josephine Ellershaw shares tips, shortcuts, and time-saving techniques gained from more than thirty years of experience reading Tarot cards. Using the beautiful Gilded Tarot deck, you'll learn how the seventy-eight cards link to one another and provide insight as their unique energies merge in the Cross of Truth, the Celtic Cross, and other spreads. There is even a list of card combinations that commonly indicate specific events-such as pregnancy, a wedding, a new job, and more. Also included in the Easy Tarot Handbook: • A quick guide to card meanings • Sample readings, safeguards, and ethical guidelines • Tips on keeping a Tarot diary • Troubleshooting advice that addresses questions such as, "What if the cards don't seem to connect?"
Featuring a foreword by award-winning Tarot author Barbara Moore After learning Tarot card meanings and basic spreads, the next step for beginners is fitting all these pieces into a cohesive, insightful reading. Josephine Ellershaw, the author of the international bestseller Easy Tarot, presents an easy, effective, and enjoyable way for anyone to learn to do amazingly accurate, helpful Tarot readings. Ellershaw illuminates the Tarot reading process by inviting you to virtually sit in on her readings with ten individuals. Card by card, spread by spread, she reveals her thought process behind each interpretation and decision, and tells how to make the connections that add clarity and depth to a reading. These compelling and memorable accounts of ten very different readings, along with follow-up documentation of how relevant each reading proved to be, result in a powerful and completely unique approach to learning to do Tarot readings. Easy Tarot Reading also includes tips on the following topics: —Ethical guidelines and responsibility —Conducting email and telephone readings —Delivering bad news —Seeker involvement and icebreakers —Frequency of consultations —Indicators of success, secrets, and skullduggery Praise: "A truly unique book . . . This engaging and honest behind-the-scenes glimpse into the world of Tarot will delight and inspire both Tarot enthusiasts and curious newcomers alike."—Lisa Finander, author of Disneystrology "I absolutely adore this book . . . Ellershaw presents the 'story' that a reading really is in fine fashion!"—Bonnie Cehovet, Aeclectic Tarot "If you've never read cards before, this is the book to start with. If you're already reading cards, this is the book that will help you fine tune your skills."—Anna Jedrziewski, TarotWise.com
Reveal what the cards hold with this clear and simple guide to tarot Truly Easy Tarot helps any modern tarot reader distill a deep and layered practice into concise teachings, no matter their experience level. The power to draw wisdom and guidance from your deck is now within reach, and the tarot's enlightenment is yours to behold. Within these pages, you'll unearth straightforward meanings for all 78 tarot cards, and a clear understanding of how the cards' meanings and positions interact with each other. You can even try your hand at readings right away, with illustrations and insights for 20 different card spreads that you can perform for yourself or interpret for others. Truly Easy Tarot includes: Practice makes perfect--The card spreads increase in complexity from single card readings to multiple card setups like the Celtic Cross and the Horseshoe, so you can progress at your own pace. From major to minor--This tarot tome doesn't skimp, covering both the Major Arcana and the Minor Arcana. Brief background--Explore the tarot's history, from its origins as a card game to its rise as a method of divination, teaching, and personal growth. Discover the mystery and magic of the tarot with an uncluttered reference guide that anyone can use.
The mystery and the appeal of a tarot deck have fascinated people for centuries. In this book, accomplished tarot scholar Marcia Masino reveals her insights into the rich symbolism and the meanings of the cards, while also offering solid instruction in all aspects of tarot reading and practice. Her clear and easy-to-follow style of instruction involves the reader immeditately, and encourages the blending of thinking and intuition. She follows each section with quizzes for self-testing of comprehension, involving each reader in the process, right from the beginning, and this is a good reason why this book on tarot, first published in 1987, has remained consistently popular through numerous printings. Now, in this Expanded New Edition, Marcia has substantially added to her very valuable question and answer section that addresses the many questions she has received from students over the years. She also presents an entirely new and unique chapter blending tarot with yoga, with instructions for twenty-two Meditation Postures created by her friend Carolyn Olive, each posture corresponding to a Major Arcana card. Marcia then interprets each posture for how one can utilize it to awaken its archetypal energy for soul purpose and gifts of the spirit. Within this book, you have a wealth of information on all aspects of tarot, taught in a manner that is easy to assimilate, just as its title promises!
I had a great longing to know about the unpredictable events and situations that seem to be totally out of my control or reach. Wanting to change people and situations was utterly frustrating; as the reality is opposed to our make- beliefs and unending expectations; this made me so curious to explore into tarot cards, showing me the reality as it as and not as I wanted. Mirroring my conscious and unconscious thought patterns, which literally helped me, shift and transform my life knowing that I create my life and I hold total responsibility accepting my life, hence can recreate with understanding the cards. Tarot speaks so truly of whatever was happening within me and outside me. Truly, a journey to self introspection and self knowing pertaining to all that life we make. Interpreting the cards with easy spreads makes one easier to take charge of life with clarity- a journey from confusion to clarity.
Have you ever wanted to read tarot cards - without memorizing or struggling to remember the tarot card meanings? Use this complete guide with 78 detailed tarot card meanings, including upright and reversed keywords, correspondences, and a clear and easy-to-remember description of the card. Perfect for tarot beginners or more advanced tarot readers.
This is the perfect companion journal for your tarot deck. Use one card a day to find your inner truth, boost your confidence, and trust your own decision making. These easy daily reflections encourage your intuition and help you gain the insight you are seeking.