The Complete Lenormand Oracle Handbook

Reading the Language and Symbols of the Cards

The Complete Lenormand Oracle Handbook

A full-color guide to fortune-telling with the Lenormand oracle • Explores the meanings of the 36 Lenormand cards and their playing card insets to help build a resourceful, interpretative vocabulary • Provides instructions for many spreads, starting with 3 or 5 cards and building to the Grand Tableau spread, which uses all 36 cards • 416 pages and full-color throughout • Reveals the origins of the Lenormand oracle from both coffee-ground symbols and playing card cartomancy More than 200 years old, the 36 Lenormand cards are an oracle combining standard playing cards with images from the everyday world, such as key, book, animals, and flowers. Their simple, predictive, and non-esoteric nature opens the realm of fortune-telling to all, offering a traditional cartomantic divination where card combinations fuse together to give clear answers. In this complete guide to Lenormand card reading, Caitlín Matthews explains the multiple meanings for each card, providing keywords so the reader can quickly build an interpretive vocabulary for Lenormand fortune-telling. She details how to lay spreads, starting with 3 or 5 cards and building to the Grand Tableau spread, which uses all 36 cards. She explores the significance of the playing card pips and suits on each card and how cards combine to create a variety of meanings. Matthews enables readers to learn the Lenormand card keywords so they can both read for themselves and express their interpretations to clients. Providing real case histories for readers to interpret, she also includes self-tests and practice exercises with answers to check at the end of the book. In addition to her comprehensive practical introduction to the Lenormand oracle, Matthews delves deeply into the history of cartomancy to reveal the mythic blueprint that underlies this simple deck, the key to which lies not in their imagery but in their connection to playing cards.

Learning Lenormand

Traditional Fortune Telling for Modern Life

Learning Lenormand

Uses simple instructions to teach beginners how to read fortunes with the Lenormand card deck.

Fairy Tale Lenormand

Fairy Tale Lenormand

Fairy Tales have been teaching us timeless life lessons for centuries. Lisa Hunt's enchanting artwork draws us into the magical world of peasants and princesses, dragons and daring deeds. By weaving imaginative myths into the Lenormand structure, Fairy Tale Lenormand helps readers connect with the cards in meaningful and memorable ways. The 38-card multicultural deck, presented in a treasure chest tin, includes extra Gentleman and Lady cards for personalized readings.Arwen Lynch's delightful 120-page booklet, with foreword by Lenormand expert Donnaleigh de LaRose, cleverly relates familiar fairy tales to the Lenormand meanings. Booklet includes illustrated instructions for reading with Crossroads Spreads, Tower Spreads, and Happily Ever Afters.Are you ready to peer into your own life fairy tale through the reflective eyes of the Fairy Tale Lenormand? Artist Lisa Hunt has prepared an oracle that will show you the storybook images parallel in your own life as told through the mirror

Compendium of Magical Things

Communicating with the Divine to Create the Life of Your Dreams

Compendium of Magical Things

A friendly guide to a wide array of divination tools, both ancient and modern, from internationally known spiritual teacher and author Radleigh Valentine. With a little help from the angels and a dash of fairy dust, Radleigh Valentine invites you to find your perfect "language" for communicating with the Universe to manifest your most cherished dreams! This simple how-to guide explores different divination tools, also known as oracles, which are simply methods of getting clarity and assistance from Source. You'll learn the basics of working with the magic of angels, fairies, tarot and oracle cards, Lenormand, runes, pendulums, the I Ching, astrology, numerology, meditation, and mantras--all delivered with Radleigh's gentle sense of humor and deft way of making complicated topics easy to understand. With each turn of a card, swing of a pendulum, or chanted mantra, your eyes will be opened to the brightness and the vastness of the Universe. Release your fears and see again through the universal language of laughter that . . . life really is magic!

The Fortune-telling Book

The Encyclopedia of Divination and Soothsaying

The Fortune-telling Book

Explains how to use the many forms of divination, explores events and predictions, and includes entries on such people as Aleister Crowley and Jeane Dixon.