“Can I Buy My Own First Deck?”
I get this question a lot.
The Answer is a Resounding YES.
People want to add mystery and ritual to the tarot, so they have created this story that makes it seem more like a club that you need to know someone to get into.
Unless you’re already in a coven with a matriarch who is about to bequeath you with your first deck, please buy your own deck.
In honor of the glories of antiquity, I share with you this week a continental-based modern deck, Tarot of the Holy Light. With meanings older than the widely known Waite-Smith deck, this was designed by scholars who collaged alchemical and astrological symbols into a vibrant work of art.