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I picked this book up again, after about 30 years, recently having read some how to writing guides that deal with Jungian archetypes, which reminded me of tarot symbolism For instance, the fact that character archetypes have reversed mirror image opposites of themselves, etc.I believe that the tarot hasto do with Jung and less with the BS about ancient Egypt, Kabbalah, and so forth which some carny in a fake turban is going to tell you That said, the tarot is one of those unexplained t I picked this book up again, after about 30 years, recently having read some how to writing guides that deal with Jungian archetypes, which reminded me of tarot symbolism For instance, the fact that character archetypes have reversed mirror image opposites of themselves, etc.I believe that the tarot hasto do with Jung and less with the BS about ancient Egypt, Kabbalah, and so forth which some carny in a fake turban is going to tell you That said, the tarot is one of those unexplained things that I found long ago that seem to work the other that comes to mind being reflexology in spite of the conflicting hogwash reasons given as to why.The cards we have now aren t ancient, though the SMITH glad to see in the intervening years since I ve used the cards there s beencredit given to the woman who actually drew the damned things deck is lovely and meaningful The Brits have a lovely word tosh which describes well a lot of the occult horse hockey that was produced in the last century, courtesy of Aleister Crowley and other charlatans, who in turn looked down their noses at fortune tellers There s a lot of BS to go around here Tosh sounds nicer Or bollocks That said, it can be uncanny.Gray is apparently out of vogue now with the occult elite, but her books provided me with some spot on readings as a young man But then I found their real value wasas a TAT or Rorschach to help a troubled friend think out a dilemma It was always important to point out that future is not fate Gray is good at softening some of that stuff I am about as far from psychic as one can be, and I had some eye openers with Gray in hand.That said, at the time, I preferred Gray s Tarot Revealed, which I have since misplaced so I m going by memory It repeats much of the content the two books could be merged by a good editor, as I recall , but givesdetail on possible meanings [[ DOWNLOAD PDF ]] ⇦ A Complete Guide to the Tarot ⇲ For centuries, the strange and beautiful tarot cards have been an endless source of mystery and fascinationOne of the foremost authorities in the field reveals the intricacies of this ancient art With detailed reproductions and explanations, Eden Gray offers explicit advice about the three different methods of reading the cards, and using the tarot for divination and meditation Both beginning students and advanced devotee will find in this book new insights into the ancient lore of the tarot A Complete Guide to the Tarot was published by Bantam Books and Crown Publishers, New York, 1970 I acquired a hardbound edition shortly after that This book, along with Eden Grays other two books on Tarot, Tarot Revealed A Modern Guide to Reading the Tarot Cards Inspiration House, New York, 1960 reprinted, Signet Books 1969 and Mastering the Tarot Basic Lessons in an Ancient, Mystic Art Crown Publishers, New York, 1971, taught me the basics of reading Tarot Eden Gray was an actress prio A Complete Guide to the Tarot was published by Bantam Books and Crown Publishers, New York, 1970 I acquired a hardbound edition shortly after that This book, along with Eden Grays other two books on Tarot, Tarot Revealed A Modern Guide to Reading the Tarot Cards Inspiration House, New York, 1960 reprinted, Signet Books 1969 and Mastering the Tarot Basic Lessons in an Ancient, Mystic Art Crown Publishers, New York, 1971, taught me the basics of reading Tarot Eden Gray was an actress prior to World War II Her acting career was temporarily put on hold during World War II when she became a lab technician with the Woman s Army Corps She also earned a Doctorate of Divinity degree from the First Church of Religious Science in New York She opened a bookstore in the 1950s called Inspiration House Publishing, selling books on the occult and metaphysical issues In the 1950s she wrote Tarot Revealed which was an introductory work to the tarot In a very nostalgic mood, I recently went looking for ebook versions of these three titles sadly,, this is the only one that I have found as a legitimate edition there is a pirate edition of one of the others, which has now been reported to the publisher do not support book piracy I highly recommend these three titles to deepen your understanding of the cards and what they mean Rating related to usefulness of this book in learning Tarot.Scanning my own bookshelves that books I held on to through my last move 3 years ago found this So many didn t make the cut but I did keep a handful of Tarot books Both this and his Mastering the Tarot base their illustrations on the popular Rider Waite deck I prefer aintuitive approach to the cards, although as an addict to knowledge I appreciate the historical, traditional approach You don t need both Mastering the Tar Rating related to usefulness of this book in learning Tarot.Scanning my own bookshelves that books I held on to through my last move 3 years ago found this So many didn t make the cut but I did keep a handful of Tarot books Both this and his Mastering the Tarot base their illustrations on the popular Rider Waite deck I prefer aintuitive approach to the cards, although as an addict to knowledge I appreciate the historical, traditional approach You don t need both Mastering the Tarot and this 90% of the books are repeat of what is in the other They are clear, simple to follow books for anyone who d like a handy reference In this book, he adds sections to relate to Kabalah, astrology and numerology as well as including a good index If you re interested in Tarot, I find it useful to not be programmed by just one approach but to look at a few different authors decks to find what resonates Another POS tarot meanings book, and the very first 1 I learned from, since it s often packaged with starter sets it s largely based in Waite s work, and carries his errors For all that, I got VERY accurate readings as a teen when I still read for my friends w book in hand If you are looking for a general book on tarot this is the one to start with Gray s book draws on the Golden Dawn interpretations but also addsgeneralized interpretations as well It is simple and concise, a great place to start learning to read the cards. Good read for beginners I need to read something some Robert Wang. Pros Half the book is illustrated b w only of the Rider Waite deck with associated information and divinatory meanings, including meanings for reversed positions This makes it a handy pocket guide for study The author goes intospiritual interpretations inspirations for the symbols and meanings of the cards which goes beyond yourbasic Tarot 101 books There s also an interesting section on using the Tarot for meditation Cons The whole sections on the history of the Tarot and it Pros Half the book is illustrated b w only of the Rider Waite deck with associated information and divinatory meanings, including meanings for reversed positions This makes it a handy pocket guide for study The author goes intospiritual interpretations inspirations for the symbols and meanings of the cards which goes beyond yourbasic Tarot 101 books There s also an interesting section on using the Tarot for meditation Cons The whole sections on the history of the Tarot and its relation to Kabbalah, numerology, and astrology are rife with assumptions that are tenuous at best and outright factually incorrect at worst The author apparently knows very little about Greek, Roman, and Egyptian mythology when trying to assign cards to certain deities It s as if the author has simply created a system of correspondence with the Kabbalah and astrology out of thin air, much akin to the crazy Christian lady on YouTube who thinks Monster energy drinks are the work of Satan Sure, you can find patterns and connections when you look for them, but patterns are not in themselves always miraculous or even meaningful While it was interesting to read, I didn t buy half of it that was inspired by the Dawning Aquarian Age mentality of the 70 s It was, however, kind of poetic.Also, some of the author s assigned meanings for some of the cards don t necessarily align withpopular interpretations However, I can see the author s point and will incorporate it into my studies.Mehs It s mass market paperback style You know, grayish scratchy no gloss paper with fuzzy print I actually like that kind of material but some people don t This book was published a year after the Rider Waite deck was first commercially introduced in America, and just like the deck, this book was the first modern, accessible manual of tarot It provides an accurate history of the cards with historical sources on tarot writings, and explanation of all the keys of the Major and Minor arcana based on the Rider Waite deck It then explains several of the most common spreads, progressing in difficulty.Beyond that, there are several chapters linking taro This book was published a year after the Rider Waite deck was first commercially introduced in America, and just like the deck, this book was the first modern, accessible manual of tarot It provides an accurate history of the cards with historical sources on tarot writings, and explanation of all the keys of the Major and Minor arcana based on the Rider Waite deck It then explains several of the most common spreads, progressing in difficulty.Beyond that, there are several chapters linking tarot to other occult systems numerology, Kabalah, and astrology, that further illuminate the tarot It contains some quick reference to short card meanings and a simple glossary It covers similar material as Waites Pictorial Key to the Tarot see my review and often quoting it directly, but offers it in a muchdirect and practical way A great introduction for modern readers looking to learn and use the Tarot Eden Gray s book a complete guide to the Tarot is a little handy beginners book on the RWS Tarot It is very basic, a little bit about the history of Tarot, the meaning of each card including reversed and how to use the cards Eden Gray covers the Celtic Spread, the Horoscope Spread and the Tree of Life Lastly Eden Gray covers the major thoughts that influence the Tarot Numerology, Kabbalah, Astrology and the Fool s Journey The book also has an index in the back The book is illustrated wit Eden Gray s book a complete guide to the Tarot is a little handy beginners book on the RWS Tarot It is very basic, a little bit about the history of Tarot, the meaning of each card including reversed and how to use the cards Eden Gray covers the Celtic Spread, the Horoscope Spread and the Tree of Life Lastly Eden Gray covers the major thoughts that influence the Tarot Numerology, Kabbalah, Astrology and the Fool s Journey The book also has an index in the back The book is illustrated with Rider Waite card images in black and white I would not recommend this book for someone wishing to learn the Tarot Frankly there are better books out there, this one is a little thin I think however this book can serve as an interesting perspective from the past, especially considering the influence Eden Gray has had on modern Tarot divination