Tarot by Rasa

Professional Card-Reader and Teacher

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Stay tuned for future developments in this part of the website.. I hope to include some new writing, and maybe some video soon!

In the meantime, you can take a look at some articles I wrote a number of years ago for an Edmonton-based Pagan magazine.


Reading Reversals (those tricky upside-down cards!)

Techniques for Reading Reversals


Many people who are new to Tarot feel confused about just how they are supposed to read a card that is upside-down when they turn it over. Like everything in the the Tarot, there are many answers, and many approaches.

Some of you might take comfort in knowing tha…

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Some Thoughts on the Tarot and Neo-Paganism

Some Thoughts on The Tarot and Neo-Paganism


Divination is a valuable spiritual practice for Pagans for many reasons. If you believe in an immanent Divinity that is present in everything, being able to find wisdom in something as mundane as a pack of cards is a good reminder that the Gods are …

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Using the Cards to Determine Timing

Using the cards to determining when something will happen is something that many card-readers find challenging. I think that part of the reason for this is because the future could take on many forms at any given moment, and when something will occurr could often be altered by someone's choices abo…

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Tips on Pips - reading with "unillustrated" minor arcana

The most popular Tarot deck in the world is the Rider-Waite-Smith, created in 1910.

The reason this deck was so successful was because it was the first mass-produced deck marketed to the general public with full scenes on all of the cards, rather than just ornamental suit emblems. This made it more…

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A Few Tips on Reading Your Own Cards

A central concept in my spirituality is personal transformation, and it's my belief that the best way to manifest change in my own life is to have as honest an understanding of myself, as possible. The tarot can help me to see all the parts of myself more clearly, and provide new perspectives on my…

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How to Choose Your First Tarot Deck

For someone who is completely new to Tarot, the vast selection of decks on the market can be a little intimidating. So, here are a few things you should know about choosing your first deck:

  • There is a pervasive myth that you must receive a Tarot deck as a gift, rather than buying it for yoursel…

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