The Inner Truth and Wisdom of the Tarot Author:Crystal Why is the Wild Card of the common playing deck able to assume the identity of any of the other cards? Why are the word 'sex' and the Latin word for six identical? Why is the number Thirteen considered an unlucky number? — There are few who realize how deeply the Tarot has influenced Western culture. In this carefully researched book, Crystal ... more »leads us on a fascinating exploration of the Tarot and the philosophy which underlies the intriguing symbols of the cards. She beautifully illustrates how the entire deck is interconnected through numerological relationships as well as extrapolating upon the profound significance of each number of the Trumps Major.
After breaking the deck down into its basic components and examining the cultural and mystical connotations of each card, Crystal re-assembles the Tarot into a profound gestaltic whole and presents it as a metaphysical treasure map which leads to ultimate reality.« less