The Tarot Handbook by Angeles Arrien, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. In this updated edition of The Tarot Handbook, now with a new introduction by the author, Angeles Arrien takes tarot beyond the limits of the fortune-telling. This is Part 3 in a series of posts here about the five shapes that archaeologist Angeles Arrien has identified as carrying universal meaning.

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The author teaches us to use this realization to look beyond our cultural viewpoint or bias when we approach the tarot, and to rely instead on these more important universal principles, thereby deepening the quality and accuracy of our interpretations and expanding our awareness of the human psyche.

I lived in her office. They were beloved by the Greeks and ancient peoples for their humanity, divinity, compassion and inspiration. I’ve been using this book for years and I am impressed by it each time I browse its pages.

While you can figure out your “symbol” and “number” that your life directs, this book is far more interesting for the deep analysis, both Jungian and mystical, of the meaning behind the figures of the Tarot. A significant and classic piece of tarot literature, The Tarot Handbook is both a required manual for teachers and students of the subject, and an accessible and fascinating exploration of cultural anthropology. On The Second Half of Life, anthropologist and author Angeles Arrien retrieves the world’s vital wisdom teachings that have opened people at midlife to the deeper mysteries of who we really are and why we are truly here.

Great resource if you use Thoth. Through story telling, you are guided across the threshold of each gate to deepen valuable relationships, reclaim untended creative talents, and shift your focus from ambition to meaning, in order to grow into the magnificent elder you were meant to become. Sep 08, Claire rated it it was amazing Shelves: Dec 24, Jenica Love rated it it was amazing. Jul 16, Claire Stillman rated it it was amazing. And there is a section on each of the card write-ups for how to interpret it if you received them for the three things you got from your equations.


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What makes Biblio different? Very thorough and detailed descriptions for each of the cards, adding a lot of meaning that I haven’t seen in the half-dozen other books I’ve read on the Thoth Tarot.

This four cassette series focuses on the archetypal and symbolic meanings of the Major Arcana of the Tarot, and the lessons they can teach us about our own inner symbolic growth and outer actions in the world. Ideal to use with teams, families, and interest groups that you would like to introduce to the Preferential Shapes Test. Sep 11, Jean angelez it it was amazing Shelves: Better World Books Ltd Condition: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


Ships with Tracking Number! You are now prepared to create your legacy: My favorite book on the Thoth Tarot.

Russell Books Ltd Condition: The shaman’s way is to gather medicine by reconnecting with yourself on the deepest internal level. Jun 28, Kimberly Simon rated it it was amazing Shelves: How to overcome habitual tendencies; Acknowledging the Four Portals to a Grateful Heart–our “blessings, learnings, mercies, and protections”.

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The Tarot Handbook : Practical Applications of Ancient Visual Symbols

All cultures agree that by attending to these eight portals of health, we will increase our longevity and maintain our well-being. There are no discussion aneles on this book yet.

I have taot using this book since the early anyeles, and it was a refreshing change from the negative interpretations that came with the Thoth deck. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Great condition for a used book!

In this updated edition of The Tarot Handbooknow with a new introduction by the author, Angeles Arrien takes tarot beyond the limits of the fortune-telling realm and shows us how this time-honored application is both a visual and symbolic map atrot consciousness, and a source of ancient wisdom.


If you want to become a spiritual counselor and not just a fortune teller begin with this book. Second Half of Life: This CD reveals the eight universals that support health anbeles well-being. Thinking back on mirroring Angeles as my mentor btw…. This book is one I have had for over 7 years and at this point I refer to it once or twice a week: The Tarot was considered a book of wisdom for centuries until it became associated with fortune-telling and card playing.

Angeles Arrien Walking the mystical path with practical feet Integrating the newest social science research with stories, prayers, insights, and practices from cultures and traditions angeoes the world, these practices invite you master the art of giving thanks, every day.

Through Living in Gratitudewe are invited to cultivate the power of deep appreciation so that it becomes our foundation for daily living. I highly recommend this book as a learning tool to use with any deck.

It reveals your current strengths, focus, and current source of unlimited creativity. The Way of the Teacher CD explores the archetype of education, learning and growth, to discover the inner and outer teachers in our lives, how to connect with our ancestors and those wise elders who have gone before us on the path, through questions, practices, and providing tools for daily use.

These insightful lectures are filled with mythological tales, elder wisdom, stories and cross-cultural examples of approaches to aging with grace.

Jan 28, Quinn rated it it was amazing. This is a modern rethinking of Crowley’s use of symbolism in his deck.