Xultun Tarot

Also known as Maya Tarot

Symbolism, numbering, scenes, figures, and art from the ancient Mayan culture have been fitted into the standard 78 card Tarot framework. The major arcana of the Xultun Tarot are untitled and use Mayan numbers only, but the minor arcana have English titles as well.

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Created by Peter Balin
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - Arcade 1976 Kahurangi Press 2011



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Xultun Tarot review by Kevin

This deck is full of Maya symbols, Maya spells A-Y-A-M or Ay-Am or "I AM", this deck is the story of the Journey of our human soul through spirit and matter. it is not a tradition tarot in the sense of following the bombardment of tradition one would expect in the rider-Waite decks. instead it's more earth centered, or celestially connected to the earth changes occurring during this end or beginning of the 26,000 year (25,920 for academics) of the precession of the equinox.

The 22 Arcana are painted from the artist Peter Balin, he was born at the foot of a sacred mountain in New Zealand called Mt. Taranaki where the Maori natives received prophetic instructions from a being called Ratana. The Maor... read more reviews or write a review.


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More About These Cards

Name: Xultun Tarot
Alternate Names: Maya Tarot
Creators: Peter Balin
Publisher: Arcade 1976
Publisher: Kahurangi Press 2011
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Cards: 78
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Mixed
Minor Arcana Style: Unique Scenes With Suit Symbols
Suits: Cups, Swords, Wands, Pentacles
Court Cards: Servant, Warrior, Lady, Lord
Strength is 8
Justice is 11

Card Size: 2.94 x 4.56 in. = 7.46cm x 11.59cm
Card Language: Spanish, Italian, German, French, English
Card Back: Reversible






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