- Part I of the Truly Teach Me Tarot will be dedicated to Introducing you to all the theory and esoteric concepts that are part and parcel of really understanding the process of reading The Tarot Cards.
- You will then move on step-by-step through all the Cards of The Minor Arcana, excluding the Court Cards which will be covered in Part II of this course. You will learn how to decipher the rich imagery on each card and their associated meanings both upright and reversed.
- You will learn how to read cards both individually and in a spread
- You will learn how to read for yourself and how to read for others
- You will be given guidelines on how to conduct a Tarot Reading
- You will be introduced to Psychic Protection, The Chakra System and Meditation.
- In addition there will be some homework and assignments to complete (totally optional of course)
- Once you are confident enough with the reading process you can move on to attempting the Practice Readings that have been provided with most lessons.
Provided below is a breakdown of the contents of each Lesson in Part I of Truly Teach Me Tarot. Click on any of the Lessons or underlined links below to bring you directly to that Page
Welcome To The Class
Where did Tarot Cards Come From
The Rider-Waite-Smith Tarot
What About Those Myths & Fears?
Fear of The Tarot – The Death Card
Divination v Fortune-Telling
Tarot Reading v Tarot Consultancy
Where Does All The Information Come From In A Reading?
How Can A Picture On A Tarot Card Reveal So Much?
The Collective Unconscious, Archetypes & Symbols
Dreams & Symbols
The Subconscious & The Tarot
Psychic Protection & Cleansing of Self, Cards, Space
A Clean Deck of Cards, Charging Cards and Taking Ownership
A Little Exercise to Get Us Started
Homework Lesson 1 & 2
What Are The Tarot Cards?
The Minor Arcana
The Court Cards
The Major Arcana
Where Do I Start?
The Symbolic Importance of Numbers – Numerology
The Symbolic Importance of Colours
The Elements – The Building Bricks of Life and their Symbols
The Symbolic Importance of Astrology
Those Dreaded Reversed Cards
Effects of Reversed Cards
Supplements – Numerology -Destiny Number
Personal Year Number
How The Cards Are Broken Down
The Minor Arcana
The Four Suits
Getting To Know The Four Suits
The Personality and Nature of Each Suit
The Suit of Wands – Positive Aspect/Negative Aspect/Keywords
The Suit of Cups – Positive Aspect/Negative Aspect/Keywords
The Suit of Swords – Positive Aspect/Negative Aspect/Keywords
The Suit of Pentacles – Positive Aspect/Negative Aspect/Keywords
Homework – content to follow
Drawing or Selecting Cards
Keeping Cards in Their Correct Orientation
Maintaining The Correct Order of Cards
Aces and Twos Training Exercises
What to Look For When Reading Cards
Introducing The Four Aces
The Four Aces – Ace of Wands Ace of Cups Ace of Sword Ace of Pentacles
Introducing The Four Twos
The Four Twos – Two of Wands Two of Cups Two of Swords Two of Pentacles
Card Spreads -One-Card Cut, Three-Card Cut
Practice Reading Aces Interpretation of Reading
Practice Reading Aces & Twos Interpretation of Reading
Homework Lessons 3, 4 & 5
The Four Threes – The Three of Wands, The Three of Cups, The Three of Swords The Three of Pentacles
The Four Fours – The Four (IV) of Wands, The Four (IV) of Cups,The Four (IV) of Swords The Four (IV) of Pentacles
The Chakra System
How to Correctly Word a Question
Making Sure You Address The Question
The Hidden Question
Examples of Well-Worded Questions
Daily Reading Exercises
Supplements – The Chakra System The Seven Main Chakras
The Four Fives – The Five of Wands, The Five of Cups, The Five of Swords, The Five of Pentacles
The Four Sixes – The Six of Wands, The Six of Cups, The Six of Swords, The Six of Pentacles
Practice Reading Time – Looking For Love Spread – Looking for Love Spread Interpretation
Distant Card Readings
Fives Training Exercises – Upright & Reversed
The Four Sevens
The Four Sevens – The Seven (VII) of Wands The Seven (VII) of Cups The Seven (VII) of Swords The Seven (VII) of Pentacles
The Four Eights
The Four Eights – The Eight (VII) of Wands, The Eight (VII) of Cups The Eight (VII) of Swords The Eight (VII) of Pentacles
How do we as Readers guard against Tainting our Readings when Reading for others?
How do we avoid Tainting our own Readings?
Reading for Family and Friends
The Regular Client
The Importance of Daily Readings
Homework – Content to be added
The Four Nines
The Four Nines – The Nine (IX) of Wands, The Nine (IX) of Cups The Nine (IX) of Swords The Nine (IX) of Pentacles
The Four Tens
The Tens Introduction
The Four Tens – The Ten (X) of Wands, The Ten (X) of Cups The Ten (X) of Swords The Ten (X) of Pentacles
Know Your Cards, Your Symbols and Card Combinations
A Tarot Reading, Not A Doctors Consultation or Examination
Knowing the Difference Between Generic Health Readings and Specific Health Readings
Specific Health Readings
Health Readings About Children – Staying in The Safety Zone
Choose Your Words Carefully
Further Information on Health Readings
Wands Health Interpretations – Ace to Ten
Cups Health Interpretations – Ace to Ten
Swords Health Interpretations – Ace to Ten
Pentacles Health Interpretations – Ace to Ten
Health Card Combinations Minor Arcana – Ace to Ten
Sample Health Readings
Homework – Content to be added
Pulling it all Together
Defining Your Reading Style
Staying Grounded, Not Becoming Obsessive with Tarot and Not Losing the Run of Yourself
The Tarot Reader’s Code of Ethics and Disclaimer
Promoting Yourself as a Tarot Reader – Blogs/Tarot Brochures
The Importance of Being Professional from Day One
Snapshot/Abbreviated Quickie Meanings For the Forty Cards in The Four Suits
The Step-by-Step Guide to doing a Tarot Reading or Consultation.
Copyright © 2006-2014 Vivien Ní Dhuinn Truly Teach Me Tarot Part I
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