Around the Tarot in 78 Days: A Personal Journey Through the Cards

Around the Tarot in 78 Days: A Personal Journey Through the Cards

by Marcus Katz, Tali Goodwin

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Overview

Welcome to the land of tarot, where each and every card is an adventure of discovery

Journey into the exciting world of tarot with this comprehensive 78-day course. Uniquely presented in a one-card-per-day format, this workbook provides a solid foundation in tarot—and offers new ways to enrich your life using the wisdom of the cards.

Well-known tarot readers and instructors Marcus Katz and Tali Goodwin take you through the symbolic landscape of tarot card by card. Progress through the exercises in sequence, or study the cards in whatever order you like. Casting traditional interpretation methods in a fresh and modern light, Katz and Goodwin teach you how to interpret spreads by experiencing them as meditations, activities, affirmations, and oracles. Discover the keywords of each card and how to use them. Delve even deeper with gated spreads—a series of spreads guiding you toward a powerful experience—and integrative lessons on magick and kabbalistic correspondences.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738730448
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide, LTD.
Publication date: 05/08/2012
Pages: 456
Sales rank: 785,131
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Marcus Katz (England) is a tarot teacher and co-director of the Tarosophy Tarot Association. He has studied and taught tarot for thirty-five years and has delivered more than ten thousand face-to-face readings. Marcus has coauthored several books, including Around the Tarot in 78 Days and Secrets of the Waite-Smith Tarot.

Tali Goodwin (England) is a tarot researcher and co-director of the Tarosophy Tarot Association. She is responsible for the Cards of Antiquity campaign which set the ground for the return of Lenormand, Kipper, and other antique decks in the mass market. Tali is the coauthor of several books, including Around the World in 78 Days and Secrets of the Waite-Smith Tarot.

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Table of Contents

—Contents—

Introduction 1 Let's Get Started 3
1. Page of Pentacles 36
2. Page of Swords 40
3. Page of Cups 44
4. Page of Wands 48

Gate One: The Outer Courtyard
5. 10 of Pentacles 66
6. 10 of Swords 69
7. 10 of Cups 73
8. 10 of Wands 77
9. The World 80
10. The Last Judgement 83
11. The Moon 86

Gate Two: The Clockwork Museum
12. 9 of Pentacles 96
13. 9 of Swords 99
14. 9 of Cups 102
15. 9 of Wands 105
16. The Sun 108
17. The Star 111
18. Temperance 114

Gate Three: The Labyrinth
19. 8 of Pentacles 123
20. 8 of Swords 126
21. 8 of Cups 129
22. 8 of Wands 132
23. The Hanged Man 135
24. The Devil 138
25. The Blasted Tower 141

Gate Four: The Garden of Delights
26. 7 of Pentacles 148
27. 7 of Swords 151
28. 7 of Cups 154
29. 7 of Wands 157
30. Death 162
31. The Wheel 165

Gate Five: The Mountain of the Sun
32. 6 of Pentacles 173
33. 6 of Swords 176
34. 6 of Cups 179
35. 6 of Wands 182
36. Justice 186
37. The Lovers 189
38. The Emperor 192
39. The Hermit 196

Gate Six: The Ancient Coliseum
40. Knight of Pentacles 205
41. Knight of Swords 209
42. Knight of Cups 212
43. Knight of Wands 215

Gate Seven: The Chasm of Night
44. 5 of Pentacles 224
45. 5 of Swords 228
46. 5 of Cups 232
47. 5 of Wands 235
48. The Chariot 238
49. Strength 241

Gate Eight: The Pyramid Plaza
50. 4 of Pentacles 250
51. 4 of Swords 254
52. 4 of Cups 257
53. 4 of Wands 261
54. The Hierophant 265
55. 3 of Pentacles 268
56. 3 of Swords 272
57. 3 of Cups 275
58. 3 of Wands 278
59. The Empress 281
60. Queen of Pentacles 286
61. Queen of Swords 290
62. Queen of Cups 295
63. Queen of Wands 299

Gate Nine: The Temple of the King
64. 2 of Pentacles 311
65. 2 of Swords 314
66. 2 of Cups 318
67. 2 of Wands 322
68. King of Pentacles 326
69. King of Swords 330
70. King of Cups 334
71. King of Wands 337

Gate Ten: The Throne Room
72. The High Priestess 346
73. The Magician 349
74. Ace of Pentacles 354
75. Ace of Swords 358
76. Ace of Cups 361
77. Ace of Wands 364
78. The Fool 367

Conclusion: There Is No End 371
Our Website Links 373
Further Links 375
Reading List 377
Appendix 1: A 78-Day Tarot Tale 379
Appendix 2: Tarot Scripts for the Major Cards in the Celtic Cross 383
Appendix 3: The Tarosophy Code 417
Endnotes

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