Category Archives: Tarot

A Pleasant Surprise

On 4 February 2020 I received a surprise in the mail. Llewellyn Publishers sent me copies of my book Tarot Plain and Simple translated into Russian. Here is a photo. In my natal chart, transiting Moon was exactly conjunct my … Continue reading

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The Péladan Spread with Ordinary Playing Cards

Recently I’ve been experimenting with divination using standard playing cards to see how they differ from a Tarot deck. To keep matters simple, I decided to employ the classic 5-card spread of Péladan in which the cards are laid out … Continue reading

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The 5-card tarot spread of Péladan

Recently I’ve been looking through the tarot literature in Spanish and Portuguese, and I came across a popular spread which gets little press in the English literature.  It’s a fairly simple 5-card spread in the shape of a cross, often … Continue reading

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Foreign Language Editions

Recently I received a copy of one of my tarot books that had been translated into Japanese.  The book is quite beautiful, but unfortunately I don’t read Japanese.     I also noticed that the Spanish edition of my first … Continue reading

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An interesting 3-card tarot reading

The following reading, which illustrates the usefulness of astrological associations in tarot, was done using the Llewellyn Classic Tarot deck.  The querent is a high school senior who asked for a general reading about what issues were currently most important … Continue reading

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My Interview on Biddy Tarot

Biddy Tarot Interview Biddy wrote: “Many would have you believe that Tarot is a complex, mysterious tool that can only be accessed by a select group of ‘gifted’ people, and only after years and years of study and practice. But … Continue reading

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Llewellyn reissues Spanish edition of Tarot Plain and Simple

Llewellyn just reissued the Spanish edition of Tarot Plain and Simple. It had been out of print in Spanish for several years. I don’t know yet if there will also be a Kindle edition of the Spanish text. This was pleasing and … Continue reading

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