Tarot Tutorials

How to Select the Significator that will be used in the Opening of the Key

June 8, 2011

Or not. The choice is yours. There are three main approaches to the Opening of the Key that I’ll be referring to in this tutorial series; Crowley’s approach, Regardie’s Golden Dawn and Paul Hughes-Barlow’s variation. Both Crowley and the Golden Dawn make use of a Significator, whilst Paul Hughes-Barlow does not. Israel Regardie, in his […]

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How To Read With The Opening of the Key And Still Keep Your Sanity

June 1, 2011

The Opening of the Key is a Tarot spread. A great Tarot spread. There are 5 separate stages and each stage is called an ‘operation’. The first operation describes current events, whilst 2, 3 and 4 incrementally represent the future. Stage 5 is the outcome. It was designed by the Golden Dawn. It takes between […]

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Tarot and Astrology: going back to basics with a look at perception

August 12, 2010

“What am I doing wrong?” I whispered to the Tarot cards. A part of me wanted to grab my coat, say goodbye to the client, and abandon reading Tarot cards forever. And yet, there I was, battling through my own inner-doubt to name a date. Somewhere in that Tarot spread was an answer, and I […]

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Showing the structure behind the Astrological Associations

August 2, 2010

I couldn’t sleep. Not that this was unusual — it is the immensity, I believe. The vastness of things. The darkness of dreams. I was preoccupied. That night I found myself engaged in the most intense concentration of thought. I could sense the interconnection; the oneness of things. The next day I bought my first […]

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Timing and Predicting when Events will Happen with Astrological associations

July 26, 2010

A great Tarot reading predicts events. No, it doesn’t just predict them. It predicts when they’re going to happen. This tutorial will show you how to do just that. I will be using the Golden Dawn framework throughout. There are several different frameworks that can be used to predict events with astrological associations. I’ve chosen […]

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Study Guide To The Beginners Tutorial To Reading Tarot Cards

July 9, 2009

This is the final post on the Beginner’s Tutorial To Reading Tarot Cards. At some point I may write some tutorials that look at expanding and adding to the techniques we have already learned. However, I want to use this time to reflect on a few of the key concepts and techniques we have learned. […]

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How To Communicate With The Client

July 8, 2009

The most important skill to learn (or perhaps it’s more a process of unlearning) is how to settle into a Tarot reading. Every Tarot reading is different because every client is different. They have different expectations as to what a Tarot reading can offer them. Before the reading has even begun this can be a […]

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The Celtic Cross Spread

July 7, 2009

We are almost at the end of this Tutorial Series, and we have come a long way. There are no more techniques that you need to know at this stage in your learning in order to read with Tarot cards. Everything that we have already covered in this Tutorial Series will now form the foundations […]

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