The Contemplative Tarot is a thoughtful deck influenced by the works of philosopher P.D. Ouspensky. It has Pagan-inspired, lifelike, three- dimensional major arcana cards, while the minor arcana owe their basis to the el Gran Tarot Esoterico and are in a flatter, less-detailed artistic style.
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Contemplative Tarot review by Lillie
Its name would suggest The Contemplative Tarot is not intended for divination or fortune telling, instead it is made to aid in meditation and the quiet contemplation needed for the inner journey to self realisation. Indeed, it would be difficult to see how this deck could be used for the usual process of divination; the startling backs in five symbolically significant designs and six different colours would make it difficult to lay out the cards without some knowledge of their identity. Undoubtedly this is deliberate and is designed to remind the user of this decks stated purpose, meditation and contemplation.
The booklet of instructions provided with this deck also make its purpose clear and give more than enough information to allow the seeker of self knowledge to begin their ...
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Name: Contemplative Tarot
Publisher: Lo Scarabeo 2008
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Mixed
Strength is 8
Justice is 11
Card Size: 2.60 x 4.72 in. = 6.60cm x 12.00cm
Card Language: Spanish, Italian, German, French, English, Dutch
Card Back: Variously coloured
Back Design: Card backs come in a range of colours.
Companion Material: Little white booklet in English, Spanish, French, German and Italian.