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Tarot Theory and Practice: A Revolutionary Approach to How the Tarot Works [Kindle Edition]

Ly de Angeles
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Is it possible, using nothing more than a seemingly simple Tarot deck, to tap into a realm beyond time—a dimension in which the events of the "future" are revealed to you? Can you discover—and sometimes change—your destiny? Or, speak a prophecy aloud and affect events that have not yet been set in motion? All of this, with just a Tarot deck?

In this groundbreaking and provocative work, professional Tarot reader Ly de Angeles shares a wealth of knowledge, offering proven techniques for using the Tarot to predict the future. She presents bold new theories on the nature of time and reality, exploring the connections between the Tarot, the Qabbalistic Tree of Life, and quantum concepts. Throughout the book, de Angeles includes fascinating case histories and mind-expanding exercises you can try for yourself. Tarot Theory and Practice explores:

Quantum time and multiple lives  +  Shadow reality  +  Free will and fate   
The Tree of Life  +  Personal energy fields  +  Gods and ghosts + The random factor
Predictions and prophesies  +  Self-protection and psychic clag

A comprehensive guide to card interpretations and Tarot card meaning with several sample spreads will help you gain the skills needed to do Tarot readings for yourself and others. Advice on many practical aspects of Tarot, from handling your cards properly to going professional, is also covered in this one-of-a-kind Tarot book.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 4751 KB
  • Print Length: 312 pages
  • Publisher: Llewellyn Publications (8 Nov. 2007)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B001JEPU2Y
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #860,721 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The Coming of the Revolution 5 Sept. 2011
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Ly de Angeles is an Australian Tarot consultant who regularly works on an international basis, and has done so for over thiry years. Similarly, she, as High Priestess of the Coven of Wildwood Gate, has coveners all over the world. Her interest in the occult began whilst she was still a young girl, and beside this book she has written a number of others, including 'When I See the Wild God'; 'Witchcraft, Theory and Practice'; 'The Quickening', and 'The Shining Isle'.

The author's intention in writing this book is to share her own teaching techniques which she acquired herself via an oral tradition. She originally put off writing this book on the basis that there are already so many Tarot books out there, but eventually felt that her time had come.

Overall, the book is divided into four parts, and further broken down into twelve units which are summed up very succinctly in the introductory section of the book. Some examples of this are - 'Unit One - Time and Multiple Reality' (p.xv); 'Unit Eight - The Seventy-Eight Cards and Their Meanings' (p.xviii); and 'Unit Twelve - Going Professional (p.xx).

In 'the book proper', de Angeles starts by looking at the nature of time, including how it is measured and some of the different perceptions of time. This is followed by the author's understanding of the Big Bang Theory, encompassing the idea that all events, past, present and future already exist. Alongside this she is asking the controversial question of whether the Tarot causes the events it predicts.

Unit Two is a very brief look at what the Tarot is and isn't, e.g. it is "NOT a tool of comfort, advice, past-life analysis, or spiritual/emotional/psychological analysis....." (p.22); "Tarot is a word to describe a technique of prophecy that works" (p.22).
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5.0 out of 5 stars Review 12 Feb. 2013
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I have studied many books on the Tarot, and to date this is the latest one. Its concepts and approach to this very wide and varied topic is quite frankly Mind- Blowing. The author incorporates the Tree-Of-Life in spreads and teachings; this is always a good indication of any one advocating this, knows their stuff! Radically it is so different from most other books, Card combinations that are so spot on, the fact that shuffling can effect the true outcome from a client, when the laying out of a mix should be done in a Star sequence makes a lot more sense. Her teachings are going to Jar purists, but in my opinion this woman really has got the Creds! The fact of the size of this review bares testament to this.
I cannot rate this book highly enough; it has taught me so much. It is a daunting task to learn 5,7,10,15,or sometimes 20 plus meanings for each card and as you know there are 78, but i can assure you it is more than worth it;this alone is pure gold, without the rest of the gems this book contains; i can only say buy, buy, buy!-John Gaunt
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5.0 out of 5 stars warning: this book will rewire your brain 22 Nov. 2007
By Dr. Robert A. Josey VINE VOICE
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I remember the first time I read Robert M. Pirsig's 'Zen and The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' - how that book affected me like a benign neutron bomb, rewiring my perceptions of the world around me. Ly De Angeles' 'Tarot: Theory and Practice' has done the same thing. Her ideas, concepts and visions of Tarot - 'the God of Time' - reach to the deepest levels of the mind (and the soul).

I don't think there has ever been such a book about Tarot in existence before - and we owe a great debt to the author for taking on a challenge which she had always avoided in the past. It is possibly her masterpiece -brilliant, challenging, wise, affecting, mind altering.

Even those who could not care less about Tarot as a divinatory system, as a conduit for prophecy, would learn a great deal about the universe and its workings from this extraordinary teacher.

Those who do care might be offended or even totally outraged at De Angeles' percieved 'audacities' - taking their cosy 'territory' and opening it up to profound and vivid speculations. This is no 'sweetie wifie' volume or flat earth Orthodox primer. It is fresh, exciting and - a great bonus - highly readable. Ms De Angeles' humanity and compassion is there upon every page.

It is an intense book, and worth taking in relective stages to read. But the journey is perhaps one of the most valuable you could ever make.
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2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing... 16 April 2009
And maybe somewhat opportunistic. The book uses the Llewellyn deck, but rarely makes any reference to the fact - the only reference I can find on a quick scan is in the overview of the Tarot deck on the page for The Horned One. The significance of this is that the Llewellyn deck's major arcana are thoroughly based in Welsh tradition and mythology. It feels as though the publishers foisted the deck (published the previous year to this book) upon the book: the Llewellyn deck has many important details that are completely ignored by the book.

In the introduction, the author says that she has been reading Tarot for thirty years and teaching for twenty years and that until now she saw no reason to add to the plethora of Tarot books. I'm afraid this book feels like she has simply published her notebook without trying to make it into a coherent book. She jumps from metaphysical theory to personal anecdote in less time than it takes to shuffle a deck.

Although she relies on it heavily, she gives little explanation of the Tree of Life, and especially no explanation of why she numbers the sephiroth in reverse, a concept I`ve never before come across. A third of the book is taken up with her overview of the cards, sometimes just a couple of lines of text recycling what a Little White Book might say, accompanied by a monochrome photograph of the card. Unfortunately, the Llewellyn deck doesn't easily lend itself to monochrome representation: the result is that an awful lot of detail is lost.

I've only read this book once - I intend to put it to one side and return to it in a few months' or a year's time - but I can honestly say that there are far better books available.
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