Chinese Tarot Decks
Decks and cards based upon China, or Chinese themes or concepts.
The China Tarot is a re-release of the Chinese-published Der-Jen Tarot by Lo Scarabeo. The majors are rather beautiful atmospheric paintings, and the minors are similiar in feel but feature Chinese suit emblems instead of illustrated scenes.
Very pretty, traditional Oriental artwork is used in the Chinese Tarot, combined with a mix of Rider-Waite style and unique Tarot symbolism. Both the major and minor arcana have fully-illustrated cards. Now out of print.
The Dragon Oracle is based on Chinese astrology and has 36 cards. The cards are illustrated with significant animals with astrological associations, and the Chinese character for that animal.
A colourful and finely illustrated synthesis Tarot and Feng Shui, the Chinese system of environment arrangement. The biggest change in the Feng Shui Tarot from a 'standard' tarot are the suits, which are now Black Tortoise, Red Phoenix, White Tiger and Green Dragon instead of Wands, Cups, Swords and Pentacles, and it can be difficult to get to used to.
The Fengshen Tarot was billed as China's first tarot deck, and is based on the story of Houshin Engi, a classical epic about the rise of the Zhou dynasty. It has beautiful major arcana and courts, but the numbered cards are non-scenic.
Using the Chinese game of Mahjongg as a basis for an oracle, this Fortune Teller's Mah Jongg deck is very large (over 140 cards) and has authentic looking oriental artwork. The cards are divided into four 'decks' with three suits each, seven honours cards and eight guardian cards.
The Golden Dragon Tarot is a deck of 78 cards, fully illustrated with pretty - but perhaps not historically accurate - scenes from ancient China and Chinese culture. The major arcana have been retitled to suit the theme.
The Lunatic Tarot has 78 cards with expressive, artistic character illustrations in brownish hues. On the back is the corresponding card from the Rider-Waite and its title in English. The large size 'portfolio' edition - approximately five by ten inches - has cards bound together with thin, tearable plastic binding, but can be separated for use. Now also available in a regular card-sized edition with titles in English and Chinese.
The Wisdom of the Golden Path is a stunningly photorealistic deck of 45 cards, illustrated by Chinese artist, Yuehui Tang. The deck is designed for positive empowerment and affirmation, and to help the reader discover their true self.