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Tarot Card Counting Tutorial


Tell the story of your life through tarot

Card Counting

Contents

Introduction

Card counting is a wonderfully rich and exciting technique for reading tarot cards. Brought to light by the Golden Dawn, but used much earlier by European cartomancers, it allows a sequential story to unfold before your very eyes. It removes any cases of doubt as to what happens next or what tarot card meaning to apply within the circumstances because it is a very clear cut way of reading the cards. This tutorial will focus on Card Counting as refined by the Golden Dawn, their system is interwoven with the Qabbalah and the Tree of Life, and you will see influences from these systems in Card Counting, though you don’t need knowledge in either to count cards.
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Retrospective Tarot Reading


Using the Celtic Cross Spread to Explore a Past Event

We mostly use tarot to find out about the future, or explore a current event in our lives or that of our clients. Tarot is also an excellent tool for exploring past events too. All we need do is tweak the positions of our favourite tarot spread and we have our very own questionnaire built to explore the past! I’m going to use the Celtic Cross Tarot Spread in this post as it lends itself well to customisation.

(See my free tutorial on the Celtic Cross for a deeper understanding of its use.)
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The Blank Tarot


Blank Tarot Cards
I’ve been on a bit of tarot deck spree lately. It started at the Readers Studio and hasn’t stopped yet. What fun! Among the new tarot decks and oracles I’ve bought, is a blank set of cards, which I’m calling the Blank Tarot, thanks to my Facebook Friend, Deb Frueh. She kind of challenged me to read with my Blank Tarot this morning, and so I did!
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Beyond the Celtic Cross – Behind the Scenes


beyond-the-celtic-crossIt’s not every day that you get to write a book, not one that gets published. And it’s not every day that you become friends with an eminent and highly respected Tarot reader and author. But that’s exactly what happened to me. I met Paul Hughes-Barlow online through his Supertarot website and we wrote a book together – Beyond the Celtic Cross: Secret Techniques for Taking Tarot to an Exciting New Level.

Not wanting this to be your standard promo – nothing ordinary will do for this Tarot reader – I thought it would be a great idea to take you behind the scenes to the creation of our book. So instead of beyond it, I’m going to take you behind it, and back to February 14th – Valentines Day, 2008. Continue reading Beyond the Celtic Cross – Behind the Scenes

How to Read the Celtic Cross Spread Like A Pro – Indicators of Success


We looked at the Celtic Cross Spread in detail in the previous post How To Read The Celtic Cross Spread Like A Pro – Looking Deeper. In this last lesson, Part Four of the Tarot Elements Tutorial Series, I’m going to show you some other systems and techniques that will enrich your reading style; which in turn will give your client’s more information and make you look and feel like a Celtic Cross Spread Pro. In fact, applying the following techniques to any of your favourite Tarot card readings will enrich them, empower your client and increase your confidence as a Tarot reader. Continue reading How to Read the Celtic Cross Spread Like A Pro – Indicators of Success