Archetypal Tarot: What Your Birth Card Reveals About Your Personality, Your Path, and Your Potential (Paperback)
“A fantastic book that gives deep insights into your personality, life, and journey based on your birth card.” —Theresa Reed
The tarot cards associated with your birth date and name form a pattern of personal destiny. They describe the theme of your life—the challenges and the gifts. In Archetypal Tarot, popular tarot practitioner and astrologer Mary Greer connects astrology and numerology to the tarot to create an in-depth personality profile that anyone can use for self-realization and personal harmony.
Greer takes readers on a personal exploration of how the tarot can be used as a tool for learning more about themselves and others.
The book includes:
- Detailed instructions, charts, and exercises on how to determine your soul and personality cards
- How to determine your year card and name card
- The opportunities and challenges you will face
- Journaling and exploratory exercises
Archetypal Tarot is a valuable tool for anyone wishing to learn how to use the tarot to interpret their strengths, challenges, and innermost desires. All you need is a pen and your date of birth and you can learn to cast your own tarot chart.
This book was previously published as Who Are You in the Tarot. This new edition includes a foreword by Theresa Reed, author of Tarot: No Questions Asked, and a new preface by the author.
About the Author
Mary K. Greer is an independent scholar, writer, teacher, and professional tarot consultant. She is the recipient of the International Tarot Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Tarot Studies and the 2006 Mercury Award from the Mary Redman Foundation for excellence in communication in the metaphysical field. Visit her at marykgreer.com.
“Whether you are a learned tarot practitioner or newbie reader, Ms. Greer work will surely shed new light on intricate, and often unseen, details of the cards. Her influence in the field cannot be overstated. So, I’m delighted she here is focusing on some of the most misunderstood cards in the deck, the court cards. By seeing sides of ourselves and the energy of others around us reflected in the ‘people’ cards, we gain a deeper level of understanding to our readings. Her techniques for exploring the multidimensional layers of the cards while utilizing them to plumb the depths of one’s own psyche are clear to grasp and accessible to all. I will forever be indebted to Mary K. Greer for sharing her wealth of tarot knowledge. Her books prepared me for a satisfying lifetime relationship with tarot. I consider her a mentor I’ve never met but for whom I am certainly grateful.”
— Rachel True, creator of True Heart Intuitive Tarot
"I’d like to say that this is Mary K. Greer’s most important work, but everything she brings to the field of tarot is noteworthy. She is a dedicated scholar, and her innovative way of studying these 78 cards have changed the game time and time again. For anyone on the path to self-discovery, this book belongs on your shelf. I have no doubt that it won’t be long before my new edition becomes as well-worn as the previous ones.”
— from the foreword by Theresa Reed, the Tarot Lady, author of Tarot: No Questions Asked and other books.
“Mary Greer’s brilliantly detailed exploration of people’s life ‘constellations’ found in the tarot takes us deep into the world of the cards so that we may discover ourselves. Working intimately with the cards of our birth date, we do not just set up a series of structures, but instead create a vibrant dialogue with life’s possibilities.”
— Rachel Pollack, author of Seventy-Eight Degrees of Wisdom
“This book has lived at the top of the stack in my tarot library since the 1980’s. Both workbook and guidebook, it is an essential, user friendly read for those looking to pinpoint and synchronize their life with the cards."
— Carrie Paris, creator of The Relative Tarot
“Greer's Who Are You in the Tarot (here republished as Archetypal Tarot) is a timeless guidebook for introspection that will broaden a beginner's understanding of the cards and deepen a seasoned reader's work with the tarot. To acclimate myself with a new tarot deck, I'll work through exercises from this book and every time I gain insights that further advance my self-awareness. This is a must-have on your personal bookshelf."
— Benebell Wen, author of Holistic Tarot