The Big Book of Angel Tarot by Doreen Virtue and Radleigh Valentine.
This is an enjoyably larger detailed companion book to accompany your Angel Tarot Deck, which is sold separately. Other Tarot products have been known to sell a larger companion book sold separately from their deck. One of my favorites who did this is the Tarot Illuminati. Like the Illuminati, the Angel Tarot Deck comes with a small companion book, but when you love and enjoy a deck so much, you want to read more about the detail, the choices and descriptions that were put into that work. Some of us enjoy reading additional information about a particular deck we love beyond just the small companion book that typically accompanies it.
This Big Book of Angel Tarot covers a wide variety of topics from the history of the Tarot, the spiritual history of the divination tool, the reasoning behind changing some of the names on the Major Arcana cards in the Angel Tarot Deck, as well as a walkthrough of spreads you can use. There is also a walkthrough of each of the Major Arcana cards called, “The Dreamer’s Journey”. There is also a walkthrough of each of the Minor Arcana cards, including the court cards, the suits, the elements, the aces, twos, threes, and so forth. This is a big book with more detail that isn’t included in the small companion book that comes with the deck. The instructions in this are read much like a course manual for those that use cards to read for clients or themselves.
The Big Book of Angel Tarot also dives into noticing the patterns of cards you might get in a reading, to the symbolism found on each card, to its astrological significance, to the angel numerology meanings, to predicting timing in a read, and to the Archangel meanings associated with each of the Major Arcana cards. There was a ton of effort put into this and it shows. It’s presented in a simplified enough way so that a beginner can understand. It doesn’t get mired down in language that is difficult to grasp. I’ve read a ton of Tarot books over the years and sometimes I read the descriptions they give for the cards in them and they’ve lost me half way through. The information in this book and the descriptions of each of the 78 Angel Tarot Cards are conveyed in an easy to identify with manner. There is a peaceful spiritual bent to the descriptions in this book which was the point of creating a Tarot deck like this. This book makes for an excellent larger reference book to accompany your Angel Tarot Deck if you’re a fan of that deck.
If you’re an advanced reader, I found this to be an enjoyable read and picked up on stuff I never knew or thought of in all the years I had been studying the Tarot. I love all points of view in the subjects I enjoy and this book offered additional insight and another perspective into the Tarot. I have many Tarot decks and the images don’t bother me the way they might with others, but I have encountered some who shy away from particular cards I throw in front of them. I can’t tell you how many times someone has seen a darker card in front of them and they’ve protested, “What is that?!!” When there is enough discomfort they’re giving off, I will usually pick up the Angel Tarot deck which has the softer images. I’ve recommended the Angel Tarot deck and now this book to those who are curious about diving into the Tarot, but express concern or doubt. Of course I have corrected them that despite some decks that have the harsh images on them, the meaning is not as harsh as they appear. The author’s of this book do also bring that up in this which I liked.
When I’ve offered those uncomfortable with Tarot the alternative to check out the Angel Tarot card deck and book, they have displayed a sudden enthusiasm and excitement. The Tarot is for anyone who is interested in diving into the craft. Learning the Tarot is a lifelong pursuit and I think it’s important to get all points of view. Tarot is a great tool for anyone who wants to awaken their senses and intuition.
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