Australia's leading psychic practitioner shares his decades of experience teaching tarot and reading for clients in a comprehensive book about how to read tarot that is neither overly complicated nor too simplistic.
detailed meanings for each card, including health and financial aspects
There are very few people who haven't been tempted to see a tarot reader, or haven't at least been intrigued about tarot at some time in their life.
What is it about tarot that is so fascinating? Even though the tarot is a set of ancient symbols its popularity continues to increase. And because of those symbols this extraordinary pack of cards can be used by people all over the world.
If you want the definitive guide to the tarot, this is it.
The deeper your understanding of tarot, the more the cards reveal. Drawing on over 20 years of professional tarot practice, Paul Fenton-Smith gives you the masterclass on reading the tarot. Designed for beginners and accomplished readers, Tarot Masterclass provides:
colour charts for instant access to card meanings
how to interpret conflicting cards
a variety of spiritual and practical layouts
steps to strengthen your intuition when reading
when to effectively use the one-card cut
practical steps to psychic cleansing and protection.
Accessible and innovative, Tarot Masterclass also reveals what the court cards signify, an often neglected part of tarot, which adds depth to the interpretation of spreads. It also covers the spiritual significance of each of the Major Arcana cards. Paul's use of real-life stories will help you grasp important points, and remember card meanings. Whether learning tarot for personal development, or to read for others, Tarot Masterclass will assist you to become confident in this timeless skill.
Table of Contents:
Tarot Masterclass contents
Part one: The Power of the Tarot
1 Why use the tarot?
2 Learning the tarot
3 The reader's quest
Part two: The Minor Arcana and the meaning of events
4 The suit of Wands
5 The suit of Cups
6 The suit of Swords
7 The suit of Pentacles
8 Understanding the Minor Arcana
9 Personality traits and the Minor Arcana
10 Spirituality and the Minor Arcana
11 The four suits in business
12 Court cards and the client
Part three: The Major Arcana and the meaning of our lives
13 The Major Arcana
14 Useful charts for the Major Arcana
15 Health meanings of the Major Arcana
16 Glimpse of the Major Arcana
Part four: Gaining experience
17 Understanding a layout/cards in combination
18 Tarot layouts
19 Clarifying the questions
20 Trusting your intuition
21 Conflicting cards in a reading
22 Fate and free will
23 Learning through direct experience
24 Identify the card e
Paul Fenton-Smith, principal of the Academy of Psychic Sciences in Sydney since 1985, has been practising and teaching the tarot internationally since 1978. The author of eight books and a regular guest on radio and television, Paul's writing style makes the tarot accessible. Along with his private practice and teaching commitments at the Academy, Paul is a columnist and regular contributor to several magazines.
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