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Guide to the Rumi Tarot

2 Ratings: 2.0
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Nigel Jackson, born in 1963, lives in Manchester, England and is a well-known artist and illustrator specializing in the symbolism of Western Esoteric Tradition: he is deeply immersed in the traditional Tarot of 15th century Italy, the magical teachings … see full wiki

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Publisher: Llewellyn Publications
2 reviews about Guide to the Rumi Tarot
review by . September 06, 2012
The "Rumi Tarot" by Nigel Jackson speaks to the seeker as does no other tarot. The seventy-two cards of this deck, as in other traditional manifestations of tarot, become a spiral staircase of the universe consisting of symbolic images that depict the upward and inward journey of the soul as like the Fool of Card 0, it moves forward towards a reunion with its creator, God. The Rumi Tarot is further enhanced with quotations from the great Sufi saint Jalal al-Din Rumi, endowing each card with a glimpse …
review by . May 26, 2009
EDIT: I posted this review to The Tarot Channel where I'm an Editor, and Nigel Jackson--creator/artist of the Rumi Tarot deck and book--posted this in the comment section (and he did it at another Tarot Forum, as well):    'All of a sudden a great ass sticks its head out of the stable and braying like an old crone says "this work is poor"... Mevlana Djalal-Al-Din Rumi (Mathnavi III 4227)    So, dear Amazonians, you may want to keep Nigel Jackson's vitriol …
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