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Tarot: Conversation with a Tarot Card

By Vincent Pitisci Sometimes visualizing conversations with one of the cards can bring out a new insight into its essence. Here is a lighter side to one of the dark cards, number 13…Death.   Sitting at my computer, working on the last chapter of my book, I glanced at my deck ...

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Tarot: A Basic History

By Vincent Pitisci The Tarot has always been a mystery as to its origin and original purpose. It is speculated its beginning comes from early Renaissance Europe in the fifteenth century; a time of intellectual transformation and innovation. The oldest Tarot cards we have to date are mid-fifteenth-century Italian, and were ...

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Tarot: Readings, Conceptual Blending, and Mind Mapping

Tarot: Readings, Conceptual Blending, and Mind Mapping by Vincent Pitisci Years ago, I decided to use four basic aspects when doing most of my Tarot card readings—aspects that would be beneficial to any issue presented to me. Those four aspects are:  WHAT? WHY? HOW? WHEN? If you could answer these four ...

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Tarot: City Life & the Fortune-Teller In Eighteenth-Century Europe

Tarot: City Life & the Fortune-Teller In Eighteenth-Century Europe by Vincent Pitisci The earliest records of tarot card reading come from eighteenth-century Europe. By understanding the common people of that era and the kind of work available at that time, we can get a better picture of the typical fortune-teller of ...

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Tarot: The Power Of A Card Spread

Tarot: The Power Of A Card Spread by Vincent Pitisci If you are interested in reading Tarot cards you will ultimately want to learn how to apply them. The Tarot cards can open up paths to a specific goal in ways not previously seen. This brings us to card spreads. Card spreads ...

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Tarot: The Flexibility Of The Three-Card Spread

Tarot: The Flexibility Of The Three-Card Spread by Vincent Pitisci Tarot card spreads are usually described as having “positions”. I prefer to use the term “elements” instead of “positions” as you will see as you read on. These positions / elements are usually laid out in a specific order. When ...

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