Mandala Astrological Tarot
The Mandala Astrological Tarot has 78 square cards, combining astrology and mandalas into an unusual tarot system. The major arcana have complex scenes while the minor arcana rely on geometric suit arrangements and astrological symbols.
A. T. Mann
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - Harper San Francisco 1997
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Mandala Astrological Tarot review by Bonnie Cehovet
The Mandala Astrological Tarot was published as a book/deck set, using an astrological base for the 78 cards of the Tarot. The concept for this deck is in many ways unusual: the cards are square, with the illustrations in a circular, mandala like format.
Each illustration in the companion book is presented as a mandala - including the illustration of the Tree of Life at the beginning of the book. It is quite interesting to look at this illustration, because every time you do, you see more and more layers. In and of itself, this illustration is an excellent teaching tool.
A short history of the Tarot begins the book. Mann notes that while the Tarot has at times been attributed to claim Egyptian roots, it actually has roots in the fourteenth century Europe. Also noted is tha... read more reviews.
Similar Decks to Mandala Astrological TarotTheme: Astrology
Category: Unusually Shaped Cards
More About These CardsName: Mandala Astrological Tarot
Creators: A. T. Mann
Publisher: Harper San Francisco 1997
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Astrological
Minor Arcana Style: Pips with Decorated Background
Suits: Cups, Swords, Wands, Pentacles
Court Cards: Princess, Prince, King, Queen
The Fool is 0
Strength is 8
Justice is 11
Card Size: 3.54 x 3.54 in. = 9.00cm x 9.00cm
Card Language: English
Card Back: Unknown