A New Handbook for the Apprentice, Classic Ed (Rider-Waite Tarot)


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The Tarot Classic That Launched The Journey of Thousands!

The Tarot has long been known to contain the accumulated secrets of the universe in esoteric symbology. In order to decipher the true meaning of these symbols, the student must approach the Tarot with an open mind and an open spirit.

This approach to the study of the Tarot provides a clear but profound method of exploring and discovering your own inner depths, a necessary prerequisite to a thorough understanding of the ancient symbols. In addition, this handbook relates the Tarot to other occult sciences such as astrology, the cabala, and numerology. Here you will find basic lessons and exercises, procedures, and fundamental esoteric philosophy which will open up new dimensions to the inquiring mind, and allow you to fully comprehend the tarot and its powers of enlightenment and divination.

Learn the way of the tarot including:

  • The Major and Minor Arcana
  • Major and Minor Mentors, which are guides to positive and negative interpretations
  • Procedures needed prior to dealing your spreads
  • Basic spreads
  • Astrological, numerological, and cabalistic references

Whatever your purpose in studying the tarot, this Handbook will be your continual reference. Each subject is treated in such a way for you to quickly discover and explore whatever aspect of the tarot you desire.

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