Monday, June 27, 2016

Review: Tarot Unlocking the Arcana

Tarot Unlocking the Arcana
Author: Angelo Nasios
239-pages - Hard Cover Book
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd, 2016

A new voice and perspective on Tarot: Angelo Nasios shares his accumulated knowledge in Tarot Unlocking the Arcana.

At 239 pages, this nice hardcover book covers a lot of information.

The book begins with a preface, an introduction, and a summary of the book’s section. In brief, what you will discover within this book is:

  1. An introduction to the Tarot – an explanation of what makes up the Tarot deck, the purpose of the Tarot, myths, ideas on how it works, and suggestions to picking your deck.
  2. How to get started with the Tarot – covers all the basics including wording and activating your question, a short overview of all the cards, reading reversal with examples, and more. 
  3. Attributions to the Tarot – including astrology, elements, and numerology.
  4. Tarot History, Religion, and Philosophy
  5. Tarot Spreads – a collection of 20 spreads, including the popular Celtic Cross
  6. Sample Readings – predictions of past news and media topics
  7. Tarot Education and Taboos
  8. The Minor Arcana – description, symbolism and meaning, and in the reading meaning
  9. The Court Cards – elemental and astrology associations, along with description, symbolism and meaning, and in the reading meaning
  10. The Major Arcana – an overview of each card and the in the reading meaning

Overall, this is a great book for beginners. It could also supply experienced readers with a fresh perspective of the Tarot.

Grab your copy at Schiffer Publishing.

(Review Product supplied by Schiffer Publishing.)


Joylene Nowell Butler said...

Looks like a good read. Thanks, Cher.

Cher Green said...

The book is a great overview of the Tarot.