Fortune Telling Playing Cards It's All in the Cards As a teenager, I came across an old fortune-telling magazine that featured a divination method using a regular deck of playing cards. This method appealed to me because the cards were related to Astrology. In fact, the four suits were associated with the four elements (Fire, Earth, Air, and Water). Long before people used cards to play games, they were used to foretell the future. Mercury Retrograde Dos and Don'ts There is one golden rule when it comes to Mercury Retrograde phases. Interestingly enough, it's grammatical. If you can commit this simple tenet to memory then you'll find that retrograde cycles of Mercury are not only easier to navigate, but also rich with potential for growth and personal development. Ready class? Here's the rule.
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Tarot Readings I don't have much time. Do they take long to read? That depends on whether you wish to perform a longer, more detailed reading, or a shorter, 'To the Point' kind of reading. 7 Tips for Buying a Tarot Deck Buying your first tarot deck is a wonderful experience. There is the excitement of exploring the unknown, of having answers to your burning questions, and of learning a new discipline. And today, there is the benefit of having a large variety of tarot decks to choose from (e.g., Celtic, Wiccan, fairy, Zen, Native American, goddess-centered, mythological, and traditional). For a beginner, it can be quite overwhelming to choose from such a variety of options.
2009-02-26 A Simple Method for Reading Ordinary Playing Cards © Cheryl Lynne Bradley 2009 Using a standard playing card deck, remove the 2’s, 3’s, 4’s, 5’s and 6’s from the deck; this will leave you 32 cards. Have the querent shuffle the cards and cut them into three piles. Pick up the first pile and ask the querent to pick out three cards to represent the past. Pick up the second pile and have the querent pick out five cards to represent the present. From the third pile have the querent pick out seven cards to represent the future. Read the cards using the appropriate meanings, while paying attention to combinations and time frame.
2009-06-13 Reading Ordinary Playing Cards Divination and Fortune telling with regular playing cards © Cheryl Lynne Bradley 2001-2009 Divining from regular playing cards is an old practice and I am sure many of us know at least one fortune-telling game done with this tool. Reading regular cards is called cartomancy or metasymbology. Playing cards have been called "The Devil's Picture Book" and have a few superstitions associated with them.
Three-Card Daily Reading While browsing the net for spreads I came across many, but for a three card spread, which is my favorite, and a favorite of many on this forum, I find the following ones quite a refreshing variety. I am not sure these spreads were addressed on this form, but I will put them here anyway. In fact I had already tried a couple of them myself, and I am thrilled with the results Three cards may be laid down vertically, horizontally, or in a triangle ( one up, two down, or vice versa ) Here goes: Past, present, future Body, mind, spirit 2009-04-29 Another Method for Reading Ordinary Playing Cards © Cheryl Lynne Bradley 2009 Given that we are in trying economic time and not every can afford, or is interested in, owning or learning Tarot cards, here is another method for reading ordinary playing cards. Cull the deck down to 32 cards, discard all cards from the 2’s to 6’s. Shuffle the 32 cards and count the cards out until you reach the 7th card. Place the 7th card on the table and put the first 6 aside.
Tarot card meanings & divinatory definitions Study the definitions of all 78 Tarot cards from a range of sources! Click on the cards below for the full meanings of each card, Compare the meanings of the tarot cards between the main versions. Learn Cartomancy, A Guide To Fortune Telling. Meanings, Spreads, and More Cartomancy is the act of divining using cards. Divining means to find out by inspiration, intuition or magic; to foresee.Learn the past, present and future with a regular deck of playing cards. No tricks, no special talent, no psychic ability. It is not magic either. If you can read this you can learn cartomancy with a regular deck of cards. All you need is some basic knowledge.
A Real Fortune Teller's Deck This is a deck of standard playing cards. A red-back Bicycle 808, it has no arcane symbolism, it bears no exotic drawings, and it's imbued with no magical portents or properties. It belongs to a friend, given to her by her grandmother. How to tell fortunes with playing cards This book is important for the understanding of the Tarot and Tarot spreads, in particular the Opening of the Key Spread used by The Golden Dawn. Playing cards were probably used for fortune telling before the Tarot, but most Tarot readers, including myself know little about the methods. In this short book by Foli we have evidence that the card counting and pairing techniques used in the Opening of the Key spread are found in playing cards. The terse definitions of the cards and the use of relationships between the cards is also similar to the OOTK methods. We have a lot to learn from playing card fortunetelling. By
Divination using Playing cards If you have a great divination or fortune telling story you would like to share Click Here to Share it! Over 100 Tarot Decks for sale here! Playing cards have many uses besides card games. A couple of popular ideas are divination, and fortune telling. The help of any form of a card deck to gain information concerning someone’s past, present, or future is a practice of cartomancy; a term used for telling fortunes with several different types of cards. Therefore, cartomancy includes three similar areas of interest: