By Thomas Saunders
"The genuine Tarot" demanding situations the preferred view of the playing cards as simply a tool for fortune-telling - the Tarot deck is a 'book' of seventy eight playing cards that tells an allegorical tale of our quest in existence, utilizing a symbolic language of archetypal pictograms and numbers. In its truest shape it truly is an old device for self-development - and, certainly, self-realization. Thomas Saunders decodes what could be the oldest identified whole deck of playing cards - the Ancien Tarot de Marseille - which keeps the best integrity for his or her unique functionality. He explains the symbolism of every card and the relationships among the playing cards, examining not just the foremost Arcana, but in addition the importance of the fifty-six Minor playing cards, and indicates how the knowledge of the Tarot can assist us to self-awareness, an knowing of the place we're on life's direction, and a feeling of our position on this planet.