Samurai Tarot

The Samurai Tarot is a themed deck based around the samurai tradition of feudal Japan. It has non-standard tarot imagery on the 78 cards, and detailed comic-style watercolour illustrations.

Created by Massimiliano Filadoro, Giancarlo Caracuzzo
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - Lo Scarabeo 2006
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Samurai Tarot review by Bonnie Cehovet

Samurai Tarot is a fascinating addition to Lo Scarabeo's wonderful line of art Tarot decks. Based on the Samurai tradition of feudal Japan, this deck takes the Fool's Journey to new levels. The Samurai were much more than simple warriors - they placed their lives in the hands of their lord and their clan. As the LWB points out - duty was the Samurai's most important focus. Does this not resonate with the "duty" of the reader to interpret the story of their readings in the best manner possible? Do we each not have a "duty" to progress as individuals as far as we can in each lifetime?

For the Samurai, their path was defined by an elaborate moral and behavioral code termed "Bushido". The basic philosophy of Bushido was complete freedom from fear, including the fear of death. The "Sa... read more reviews.

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More About These Cards

Name: Samurai Tarot
Creators: Massimiliano Filadoro, Giancarlo Caracuzzo
Publisher: Lo Scarabeo 2006
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Cards: 78
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Mixed
Minor Arcana Style: Unique Scenes Without Suit Symbols
Suits: Chalices, Swords, Wands, Pentacles
Court Cards: Knavee, Knight, Queen, King
The Fool is 0
Strength is 11
Justice is 8

Card Size: 2.60 x 4.72 in. = 6.60cm x 12.00cm
Card Language: English
Card Back: Reversible
Back Design: Japanese-style illustration of a samurai warror.

Companion Material: Little white booklet.

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