The Atavist Tarot

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Ten years in the making, The Atavist Tarot is an artistic and magical tour de force -- an original and truly remarkable interpretation of the Tarot for the 21st century created by two extraordinary women. Indicating a return to primitive or ancestral forms, "atavist" perfectly describes the authors' intellectual and spiritual quest for fundamental principles. Having stripped away the irrelevancies accumulated over time, this fresh and vibrant new Tarot has emerged to enlighten and inspire a new generation of ...
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Overview

Ten years in the making, The Atavist Tarot is an artistic and magical tour de force -- an original and truly remarkable interpretation of the Tarot for the 21st century created by two extraordinary women. Indicating a return to primitive or ancestral forms, "atavist" perfectly describes the authors' intellectual and spiritual quest for fundamental principles. Having stripped away the irrelevancies accumulated over time, this fresh and vibrant new Tarot has emerged to enlighten and inspire a new generation of seekers after truth. Dynamic and colourful original paintings, etchings, photographs and sculptures have been skilfully re-mastered with the latest computer technology to create a stunning and contemporary deck suitable for beginners or seasoned practitioners seeking a challenging and thoroughly modern Tarot. Penetrating to the very heart of the Tarot tradition, this vibrant and expressive deck is ideal for meditation, spiritual inspiration and traditional Tarot readings.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780572028107
  • Publisher: W. Foulsham Company, Limited (UK)
  • Publication date: 9/28/2003
  • Edition description: Paperback & Card Deck
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 7.06 (w) x 9.55 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Table of Contents

The Front Path: Introduction 7
The Front Door: Meeting Your Tarot Deck 11
The Hallway: How to Use the Tarot Cards 17
The Study 37
The Interpretation of the Tarot Cards 37
The Major Arcana 43
The Four Suits 113
The Number Cards 121
The Court Cards 126
The Minor Arcana 131
The Attic: The History of the Tarot Cards 201
The Kitchen: Genesis of the Atavist Tarot Deck and Text 229
The Library 243
Bibliography 243
Index 251
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