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is an exploration and study of tarot. It shares personal experience and wisdom on using tarot cards for
self-discovery, spiritual growth, transformation, and divination. Created to help others find the most fulfilling way to incorporate
tarot into a practice of mindful living, Illumination Tarot
advice, information, and tools, as well as musings into more mystical considerations. The tarot tradition is treated with respect, as are
the unique paths we all choose in our quest for understanding.
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It seems every season during pandemic has brought its own new challenges; this past Spring was no different. I have been recovering, in a way, from the difficulties of Spring, enjoying Summer, and hopeful about the coming weeks and months. I hope everyone visiting here is well and enjoying the season too. For regular updates and news, please see the link to the Blog
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My first remembered experience with "the dead," to put it very simply, was when I was seven years old and had just moved with my family into a new apartment. It was the first move I had ever made - the first of seven
There are plenty of decks that hope to create a creepy, eerie, dark, disturbing feeling. In many ways they accomplish this, at least initially, in appearance and first impressions. And I love many of these darker... Continue Reading
My first tarot deck was the Tarot Classic. I received it as a Christmas present when I was a teenager, and I thought it was quite cool. Even though the artwork would not normally have appealed to me in a different context, it was obvious to me that...Continue Reading
Photo at top: a selection of cards from the Visconti Tarots, a reproduction by A.A. Atanassov, Lo Scarabeo; 2000
Illumination Tarot has been publishing articles, reviews, tarot spreads, and personal reflections for tarot enthusiasts and followers of alternative spirituality online since 1999.
All writing and photography © N Levine - Illumination Tarot, unless otherwise noted. 1999-2021