Category Archives: Hermetic Tarot

PERSONAL CODE OF ETHICS FOR READING TAROT

The American Tarot Association suggests writing a Personal Code of Ethics for Reading Tarot. I have found this to be very helpful in my practice.  As a reader, you may feel more comfortable doing readings on particular subjects than others.  … Continue reading

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READING TAROT FOR THE PUBLIC

Whether you are a beginner or have been reading Tarot for a number of years, reading in public is a challenge.  For the beginner, the experience is a great way to “test your chops.”  You’ll learn quickly where your strengths … Continue reading

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Shuffling, Cutting, and Spreading Tarot Cards Egyptian-Style!

  Many times I am asked “What is the difference between Egyptian Tarot and other traditions?”  There are quite a few differences as outlined throughout this blog, but one of the differences is how the cards are shuffled, cut, and spread. … Continue reading

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SEVEN CARD MAGIC SPREAD

  This spread is Egyptian Tarot’s answer to the Celtic Cross Spread.  It is an all-around spread for addressing many aspects of a question and is also wonderful for what-surrounds-questions like “What surrounds my new job?”  “What surrounds my relationship?” … Continue reading

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FIVE CARD YES/NO/MAYBE SPREAD

  This is a popular spread at The Church of Light.  It gives a quick Yes, No, or Maybe answer while providing additional information.  In Egyptian Tarot, cards in a spread are usually turned over and read one at a … Continue reading

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ONE CARD TAROT READINGS

One card reading are great for beginners and advanced Tarot readers alike.  Beginners can get to know their deck by doing a one card reading every day and seeing how the card “plays out.”  Daily questions might be:  What will my … Continue reading

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CHOOSING A TAROT SPREAD

  The term “Spread” in the tradition of Tarot means the pattern in which the cards are laid out to address a question.  In a spread, each card position addresses a specific aspect of the question; for example, one card … Continue reading

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