Rachel Pollack's Tarot Wisdom: Spiritual Teachings and Deeper Meanings [NOOK Book]

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Beloved by nearly half a million Tarot enthusiasts, Rachel Pollack?s Seventy-Eight Degrees of Wisdom forever transformed the study of Tarot. This much-anticipated follow-up to Pollack?s classic guidebook will inspire Tarot aficionados and inform a new generation of Tarot students. Enhanced by the author?s personal stories and insights gained over the past three decades, this book on tarot invites you on a fascinating and fun adventure.

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Rachel Pollack's Tarot Wisdom: Spiritual Teachings and Deeper Meanings

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Overview

Beloved by nearly half a million Tarot enthusiasts, Rachel Pollack’s Seventy-Eight Degrees of Wisdom forever transformed the study of Tarot. This much-anticipated follow-up to Pollack’s classic guidebook will inspire Tarot aficionados and inform a new generation of Tarot students. Enhanced by the author’s personal stories and insights gained over the past three decades, this book on tarot invites you on a fascinating and fun adventure.

Offering an abundant array of new ideas mixed in with enlightening discussions about Tarot’s checkered past, this tarot guidebook features innovative ways to interpret and use Tarot, and a wealth of original spreads to try for yourself—including spreads for predictive, psychological, magical, and spiritual readings. All seventy-eight cards are explored from fresh angles: history, art, psychology, and a variety of spiritual and occult traditions, using cards from seven diverse decks so you can easily contrast and compare. No matter where your starting point on the path of personal discovery, this tarot book will prove a trusted companion for your journey.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738722405
  • Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide, LTD.
  • Publication date: 2/1/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 504
  • Sales rank: 235,081
  • File size: 48 MB
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Meet the Author

Rachel is considered one of the World’s foremost authorities on the modern interpretation of the Tarot. She is also a poet, an award-winning novelist, and a Tarot card and comic book artist. She has published 12 books on the Tarot, including 78 Degrees of Wisdom (Thorsons, 1998), considered a modern classic and “the Bible of Tarot reading.” Its’ marriage of common sense, wide-ranging knowledge, and esoteric awareness have inspired many tens of thousands of readers worldwide to a deeper knowledge of the Tarot.

She is a member of the American Tarot Association, the International Tarot Society, and the Tarot Guild of Australia. With fellow Tarot author Mary Greer, she has taught at the famed Omega Institute for the past twelve years. She has been conferred the title of “Tarot Grand Master” by the Tarot Certification Board, an independent body located in Las Vegas, Nevada.

As a fiction writer, Pollack has been bestowed many honors and awards, among them the famed Arthur C. Clarke Award for Science Fiction (for Unquenchable Fire) and the World Fantasy Award (for Godmother Night). She is a recommended member of PEN International, and has written for numerous publications.

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  • Posted March 24, 2010

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    "Tarot Wisdom" Covers the Cards with Detailed Precision

    If you're looking for a quick study of the Tarot, this is not the book for you. But, if you want to enhance your basic knowledge of this practice, then I highly recommend "Tarot Wisdom". Rachal Pollack uses her extensive knowledge of the craft to compare and contrast the many forms Tarot has had over the centuries. She explains each card in a concise manner that helps the student of Tarot to understand how any given card can be interpreted. Even though Pollack delves deep into meaning, the student comes away with the ability to apply their own spin on a reading while being able to draw on Pollack's research.

    The book is intense so be prepared to take notes. Information on how to take care of your deck as well as how to read various spreads is included.

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