Day: October 21, 2020

Choosing a Tarot Deck 


So many decks to choose from... Hard-core traditionalists would prefer old Tarot te Marseille, but I find most old artwork too ugly for my modern senses. Other Traditional decks: Choose a Deck | Tarot Heritage On the other hand...modern versions of TDM sometimes diverge too much from the original tradition, almost becoming a Rider-Waite-Smith clone. … Continue reading Choosing a Tarot Deck 

The bare bones of the Oracle


Ancient Chinese put their questions in pictograms on tortoise or ox bones, then the diviner would put holes in the bone. After that, the diviner would apply so much pressure to the bone that it would crack. The diviner would interpret the cracks and inscribe the result on the bone. The underliying principle of this … Continue reading The bare bones of the Oracle