In the story of tarot, nothing is as it first appears to be. Throughout the generations, personal relationships, esoteric practices, and cultural beliefs have blended together to form tarot's many layers of meaning and mystery. Join authors Marcus Katz and Tali Goodwin as they share reading methods, card meanings, and spread ideas based on the most important developments in the history of tarot. Along the way, you'll witness the creation of some of the most influential decks and meet the artists, mystics, teachers, occultists, and writers behind them.
When you delve into tarot's fascinating back story, you open yourself to unique perspectives, helping you develop your own interpretations of the cards--even if they don't always match the current era's ideas. Tarot Time Traveller is a guided tour through history, providing new insights for your reading practice and deepening your relationship with the cards.
Written by the popular author of the Green Witchcraft series, the techniques presented in this book offer a unique way of working with the Tarot that incorporates the tools and tenets of the Witch's Craft. Develop a personal method of reading the cards while learning to use any Tarot deck for divination, pathworking, meditation, and spiritual reflection.
For many readers, tarot cards reveal their deepest wisdom through creative interaction. Bringing the Tarot to Life shows how to use theater games and acting techniques to gain new insights into the cards. With more than fifty imaginative exercises to be practiced alone or with a group, this book unlocks your intuitions and helps you experience the cards from the inside out.
Just as an actor prepares for a new role, you can explore tarot through emotions, memories, role-playing, observation, bodywork, and imagination. This book is the perfect guide for readers who want outside-the-box techniques for relating to the cards from the deepest parts of the soul.
Includes a foreword by Rachel Pollack, author of The New Tarot Handbook.
"Come explore the drama in the cards Scott Martin shows you how to breathe life and spirit into your Tarot deck, making the cards come alive. You'll get to know these characters from the inside out. And you'll have an outrageous amount of fun while doing it."--Mary K. Greer, author of Mary K. Greer's 21 Ways to Read a Tarot Card
"Scott Martin's groundbreaking book is a magical mix of tarot and theater. Scott's expertise in both these arenas is further enhanced by his love of teaching and his sense of adventure and fun."--Ruth Ann & Wald Amberstone, The Tarot School