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Lesson 1-1: Michael Dummett, The Visconti-Sforza Tarot Cards (New York: George Braziller, Inc., 1986), p. 13.

Lesson 1-2: Cynthia Giles, The Tarot: History, Mystery and Lore (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992), chapters 2 and 3.

Lesson 1-3: J. A. and Magda Gonzalez, Native American Tarot Deck (Stamford, CT: U. S. Games Systems, Inc., 1982).

Lesson 1-4: Michael Tierra and Candis Cantin, Herbal Tarot Deck (Stamford, CT: U. S. Games Systems, Inc., 1989).

Lesson 1-5: Peter Pracownik and Terry Donaldson, Dragon Tarot (Stamford, CT: U. S. Games Systems, Inc., 1996).

Lesson 1-6: Koji Furuta and Stuart R. Kaplan, Ukiyoe Tarot Deck (Stamford, CT: U. S. Games Systems, Inc., 1983).

Lesson 1-7: Hermann Rorschach, The Rorschach (R) Test (Switzerland: Hans Huber, 1927).

Lesson 1-8: Dumbo (Walt Disney Productions, 1941).

Lesson 2-1: . The Rider-Waite Tarot Deck was originally published in 1910 by Rider and Company, London. The images were designed by Pamela Colman Smith under the direction of Arthur Edward Waite, a scholar of occultism. Dr. Waite's comments on these cards were published at the same time in The Key to the Tarot. The Rider-Waite Deck is also known as the Rider Deck or the Smith-Waite Deck. Illustrations from the Rider-Waite Tarot Deck (R) are reproduced in this course with the permission of U.S. Games Systems, Inc. The illustrations in the book version of Learning the Tarot are from the Universal Waite deck, also published by U. S. Games.

Lesson 3-1: Many decks use names other than these for the four suits. The names chosen often reflect the themes of the deck.

Lesson 4-1: Rahdue's Wheel is described by Eileen Connolly in Tarot: A Handbook for the Journeyman (North Hollywood, CA: Newcastle, 1987), pp. 128-157.

Lesson 4-2: The Horoscope Spread is described by Sandor Konraad in Classic Tarot Spreads (Atglen, PA: Whitford Press, 1985), pp. 96-97.

Lesson 14-1: I. B. Myers, The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (Palo Alto, CA: Consulting Psychologists Press, 1962).

Lesson 15-1: Pavilion, Labyrinth (Paramus, NJ: Geoffrey, Inc., 1992).


Exercises 14-1: William Shakespeare, As You Like It (Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1974) Act II, Scene VII, lines 139-140.

Exercises 18-1: Italo Calvino, The Castle of Crossed Destinies (New York: Harcourt, Brace Jovanovich, 1969).


Introduction: Pamela Colman Smith and Mary Hanson-Roberts, Universal Waite Tarot Deck (Stamford, CT: U. S. Games Systems, Inc., 1991).

Magician: Rachel Pollack. Seventy-Eight Degrees of Wisdom: A Book of Tarot, Part I: The Major Arcana, (London: Aquarian, 1980), p. 30.

Lovers: For example, Tarot of Marseilles (Turnhout, Belgium: Carta Mundi, 1996). Distributed by U. S. Games.

5 of Wands: Phrase from Judith Viorst, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (New York: Atheneum, 1972).

6 of Wands: Dante Alighieri, The Purgatorio, John Ciardi, trans. (New York: New American Library, 1957) p. 123.

8 of Wands: The Ten Commandments. (Paramount Pictures, 1956).

9 of Wands: The Terminator (Cinema '84, 1984).

5 of Cups: Paul Reps, compilator, Zen Flesh, Zen Bones: A Collection of Zen and Pre-Zen Writings, (Tokyo: Tuttle, 1957), pp. 7-8.

6 of Cups: Parenthood (Universal Pictures, 1989).

6 of Swords: John Bunyan, The Pilgrim's Progress. Excepted from the Norton Anthology of English Literature: vol. 1, 3rd ed. (New York: W. W. Norton, 1974), p. 1780.

2 of Pentacles: First Knight (Columbia Pictures, 1995).

3 of Pentacles: Mission Impossible (Paramount Pictures, 1996).


Jill's Readings: Jill is not her real name.


Yin Yang:Wilhelm, Richard and Cary Baynes, trans., The I Ching or Book of Changes, (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1967), pp. lv (Introduction).


Temperance: Rachel Pollack, Seventy-Eight Degrees of Wisdom: A Book of Tarot, Part I: The Major Arcana , (London: Aquarian, 1980), p. 65.

Devil: Rachel Pollack, Seventy-Eight Degrees of Wisdom: A Book of Tarot, Part I: The Major Arcana , (London: Aquarian, 1980), p. 102.

Push/Put Shuffling Method: Norma Cowie, Tarot for Successful Living (White Rock, Canada: NC Publishing, 1979) pp. 23-25.

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