divination Archive

The etymology of tarot

By Psyche
Recently  I posted a list of my top five foundational books on tarot -

Runecaster’s Handbook, by Edred Thorsson

By L. D. Taylor
Runecaster's Handbook: the Well of Wyrd, by Edred Thorsson Red Wheel/Weiser, 9781578631360, 129 pp.

Teachings of the Santeria Gods, by Ocha’ni Lele

By Lili Saintcrow
Teachings of the Santeria Gods: The Spirit of the Odu, by Ocha'ni Lele Destiny

The Language of Birds, by Dale Pendell

By Psyche
The Language of Birds, by Dale Pendell Three Hands Press, 71 pp., 2010 Pendell

Afro-Brazilian Tarot, by Alice Santana and Guiseppe Palumbo

By Mike Gleason
Afro-Brazilian Tarot, by Alice Santana and Guiseppe Palumbo Kit: Llewellyn Worldwide, 0738709603, 78 cards

Ogam, by Erynn Rowan Laurie

By Mike Gleason
Ogam: Weaving Word Wisdom, by Erynn Rowan Laurie Megalithica Books, 9781905713028, 310 pp. I

Runes, by Laura Tuan

By Mike Gleason
Wooden Rune Kit, by Laura Tuan and Lo Scarabeo Kit: Wooden runes, accompanied by

Techniques of High Magic, by Francis King and Stephen Skinner

By Gesigewigu's
Techniques of High Magic: A Guide to Self-Empowerment, by Francis King and Stephen Skinner

Transparent Tarot, by Emily Carding

By Gesigewigu's
The Transparent Tarot is an interesting and fun deck. Highly recommended.

The Art and Practice of Geomancy, by John Michael Greer

By Gesigewigu's
Art and Practice of Geomancy, The: Divination, Magic, and Earth Wisdom of the Renaissance

Review: The Anubis Oracle, by Nicki Scully and Linda Star Wolf

By Psyche
The Anubis Oracle: A Journey into the Shamanic Mysteries of Egypt, by Nicki Scully

Tarot and accuracy

By Psyche
Divination is discovering information about a person or situation, whereas fortune-telling is knowledge about