First issued in 1910, the Rider-Waite Tarot is almost certainly the most widely used tarot card deck in the world. There are 78 tarot cards, divided into the Major and Minor Arcanas, designed by Pamela Colman Smith in accordance with A. E Waite's instructions. An instructional booklet by A. E. Waite is included, explaining the tarot card meanings and how to use the cards for divination, with an introduction by Stuart R. Kaplan.
First issued in 1910, this pack contains almost certainly the most widely used Tarot deck in the world, along with an invaluable instructional book, THE KEY TO THE TAROT, which explains the history and usage of the cards of which there are 78 divided into
IN 1909, ARTIST PAMELA COLMAN SMITH, under the direction of Arthur Edward Waite, created an innovative 78-card tarot deck that would come to be recognized as revolutionary. With descriptive pictures on the 56 minor Arcana cards, the Rider-Waite deck digressed from the tradition of tarot decks used for centuries and set the standard for nearly every tarot deck published.
Discover everything you ever wanted to know about the world's most popular tarot deck. The Ultimate Guide to the Rider Waite Tarot details the ten most important symbols on each and every card in the deck complete with hundreds of illustrations for easy use. In addition to an explanation of the symbols, each card is given a brief interpretation by topic: • Primary meaning • Prognosis or tendency • Spiritual meaning • Love and relationship meaning • Daily meaning • Success and happiness meaning Writing in a convenient format designed for quick reference, European tarot authorities Johannes Fiebig and Evelin Bürger also provide tips, hints, facts, and lore to improve your reading right away. Within these pages, you will find the top ten most important: • Ways of using a single card • Tips and rules for interpretation • Facts about the tarot • Interpretations for each suit • Spread layout techniques
Originally published in 1909 to little fanfare, the Rider-Waite-Smith tarot went on to become the bestselling tarot deck of all time. This thorough guide shares an in-depth exploration of the fascinating history of this important deck, a complete analysis of what each card means, and 78 spreads to help you integrate each card's unique spiritual energy. Explore Waite and Smith's involvement in the Golden Dawn, the most influential magical order of the time. Discover how they combined their knowledge of astrology, Kabalah, metaphysics, mythology, and theater to realize their profound vision. Llewellyn's Complete Book of the Rider-Waite-Smith Tarot delves deeply into the roots of these influential cards, exploring how artist Pamela Colman Smith and occultist Arthur Waite brought together an enchanting and beguiling set of esoteric symbols and formed a magical deck that continues to serve as the model for most other tarot cards that have been published ever since.
Tarot for beginners introduces a new perspective to tarot and explains each card of tarot cards deck as it relates to your life today. From fortune-telling device to spiritual tool, this up-to-date beginner’s guide provides you with exercises and a clear method for connecting the themes of or your life with your day-to-day experience. Here’s a quick preview of what else is inside: • What exactly is tarot and how does it work? • Is the tarot against your religion? • A thorough overview of the rider waite deck and what each card means • The most common tarot card spreads including the celtic cross and 21 card romany spread. • How to use tarot cards for personal growth • What questions to ask to get the best results out of your cards • The art of storytelling during tarot card reading • And so much more! It’s a popular practice when you’re trying to determine the characteristics and traits of the people for whom you’re doing the reading. If you are a beginner, this is the perfect book to guide you on your journey. This book has all the basic information you will need for tarot reading, including step-by-step instructions in an easy-to-understand format.
Discover the Fascinating History and Divinatory Power of the 20th Century's Most Popular Tarot Deck Originally published in 1909 to little fanfare, the Rider-Waite-Smith Tarot went on to become the bestselling tarot deck of all time. This complete guide shares the compelling story of the deck's creation, a complete analysis of what each card means, and 78 spreads to help you integrate each card's unique spiritual energy. Discover how artist Pamela Colman Smith and occultist Arthur Waite combined their knowledge of astrology, Kabbalah, metaphysics, mythology, and theater to realize their profound vision. Llewellyn's Complete Book of the Rider-Waite-Smith Tarot delves deeply into the roots of these influential cards, exploring how Waite and Smith brought together an enchanting set of esoteric symbols and formed a magical deck that has guided, inspired, validated, and challenged the countless readers and seekers who have sought its wisdom.
One of the worlds most popular tarot decks with instruction booklet by A.E. Waite -- in large format packaging. Attractive 4-5/8 x 7-1/4 sleeves provide greater display impact. Includes instruction booklet and bonus full color 18 x 20 spread sheet.