Daily Archives: June 30, 2014

The Ultimate Guide to the Rider Waite Tarot

ultimate guideThe Ultimate Guide to the Rider WaiteTarot is a really good book that can be used by seasoned  tarot readers as well as newbies.   The book, written by Johannes Fiebig  & Evelin Burger provides a brief overview of the history of the tarot, along with the major and minor arcana.

The guide focuses on the top 10 symbols in each tarot card. The Ultimate Guide to the Rider Waiter Tarot is an essential to have because in addition to using your own intuition, numerology, and colors, symbolism is also a critical part for interpreting the tarot cards correctly.  For example, see Johannes Friebig & Evelin Burger’s  interpretation of the eight points of the star below.

starThe Star card in an upright position overall symbolizes a sense of hope especially after some difficult period has passed. The eight points of the stars are characteristic of diamonds which in ancient time symbolized the pure, true, clear, and purged core of the soul, the indestructible and inalienable essence that resides in every person.  Interesting!  Did you know the tree on the hill in the far right corner stands for the connection between heaven and earth, for the gradual union of the microcosm and macrocosm? We’ll  I didn’t either!

In addition to the explanations for the top ten symbols for all 78 tarot cards, Johannes Fiebig & Evelin Burger have taken the time to  also provide brief interpretations regarding the primary, spiritual, daily, love and relationship,  and success and happiness meanings of the cards, along with prognosis and tendency. If you use the Rider Waite tarot deck or simply want to know more about the Rider Waite tarot deck, the Ultimate Guide to the Rider Waite Tarot is a good book for you.