Using the trumps of the classical Marseille Tarot, Cherry Gilchrist invites the reader to experience the Tarot in a direct, fresh and uncluttered way.
This in-depth examination of the twenty-two cards of the Major Arcana includes "The Fool's Mirror" a new method for laying out the cards, as well as hints for using the Tarot to gain deeper levels of awareness. Cherry Gilchrist offers ways to approach each card, absorb it, and understand its essence.
REaders are encouragedto relate this essence to personal experience as the most enduring and rewarding way to prepare for reading the cards. Echoing the medieval carnival processions of "Triumphs" through the streets of Italy, this engaging book celebrates the Tarot cards as a magical heritage that has been passed down to us today through an unbroken line.
* Focuses on the twenty-two trumps of the Tarot
* Offers advice on how to study each card and find its unique significance
* Provides instructions for laying out and reading the cards
* Explores the Tarot in terms of history, divination, symbolism,and esoteric traditions