Tarot Articles 2017-11-03T15:30:06+00:00

Tarot Articles

The following tarot articles have previously appeared in astrological magazines or websites. Please note all articles are copyrighted. If you wish to use any information published in any of these articles, please contact Astro*Synthesis for permission.

The Major Arcana – The Fool with a Thousand Faces

The Major Arcana of the Tarot includes 22 cards, the number of paths on the Tree of Life, the number of zodiacal signs and contemporary planets, as well as the number of stages described by Lord Raglan in the archetypal quest of the hero. The Major Arcana describes this heroic archetypal journey through the trials and tribulation of the Fool.

In this article Brian Clark explores the sequence of the 22 cards in terms of Joseph Campbell’s monomyth.

This article appeared in the electronic newsletter of the Tarot Association of the British Isles: http://www.tabi.org.uk

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An Astrological Journey through the Major Arcana

The twenty two cards of the Major Arcana are akin to the twenty-two astrological archetypes of the twelve signs and the ten planets including the Sun and the Moon.

In this article Brian Clark looks at the twenty two cards and how they correspond to an astrological journey.

This article was published in Dell Horoscope Magazine: http://www.dellhoroscope.com

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The Celestial Tarot and the Minor Arcana

Celestial Tarot was released in 2005 and the comprehensive book and book/deck set were released in 2007. In the FAA journal – www.faainc.org.au – Brian Clark introduced some of the Tarot cards from the minor arcana of Celestial Tarot.

For astrologers, the minor arcana of this deck are particularly important as they utilise the extra zodiacal constellations recorded by Ptolemy.

This article was published in Dell Horoscope Magazine: http://www.dellhoroscope.com

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