Discovering Your Self Through the Tarot: A Jungian Guide to Archetypes and Personality by Rose GwainDiscovering Your Self Through the Tarot: A Jungian Guide to Archetypes and Personality by Rose Gwain

Discovering Your Self Through the Tarot: A Jungian Guide to Archetypes and Personality

byRose Gwain

Paperback | October 1, 1993

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This Jungian interpretation of Tarot symbolism uses the Tarot archetypes as mirrors for looking inside ourselves. Following Jung's personality types as guiding principles, the author shows how the Tarot can be an incisive tool for self-transformation, enabling you to discover the forces that are operative in your own personality.

Provides a system for evaluating your strong and weak personality traits by indicating the court card and suit that correspond to your personality makeup.
Highly original card spreads enable you to focus on and strengthen weaker facets of your personality.

Other spreads enable you to gain insight into complex and challenging personal relationships.

A section is devoted to using the Tarot to progress through the levels of consciousness represented by the sephiroth on the Tree of Life.
Combining her background in Jungian psychology with the Tarot, Rose Gwain has created a unique application of the Tarot for practitioners of all levels.
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Title:Discovering Your Self Through the Tarot: A Jungian Guide to Archetypes and PersonalityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.6 inPublished:October 1, 1993Publisher:Inner Traditions/Bear & Company

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ISBN - 10:0892814128

ISBN - 13:9780892814121

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Table of Contents

Discovering Your Self Through the Tarot
A Jungian Guide to Archetypes & Personality
Introduction
1. The Alchemist -The Basics of Using the Tarot for Transformation
2. Meditation and Active Imagination
3. Laying Out a Tarot Spread
4. Keeping a Tarot Journal
5. The Elements and Typology
6. The Court Card Quiz
7. The Function Block Spread
8. Descriptions of the Court Cards
9. The Attitude, the Ego, and the Persona
10. The Shadow
11. The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious
12. The Qabalah, the Tree of Life, and the Court Cards
13. The Sephiroth and the Levels on Consciousness
14. The Growth Spiral
15. Working with the New Suit of Spirit
16. Interpretations of the Major Arcana
17. Interpretations of the Court Cards
18. Interpretations of the Minor Arcana
19. Interpretations of Spreads
Appendix
Bibliography
Index

Editorial Reviews

"In this amazing book [Gwain] pulls together the tarot, Jungian archetypes, and the Qabalah. Not only does she add some very useful layouts for spiritual and self-awareness purposes, but she also helps the reader assess where he or she fits into these schemes and what parts of the self might be serving as shadows, or be unbalanced in an unhealthy way."