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pulling cards off the deck for readings

Thread originally posted on the Aeclectic Tarot Forum on 04 Dec 2002, and now archived in the Forum Library.



Dakini  04 Dec 2002 
I've often wondered what is the correct way to turn the cards over from the deck. Flipping the card toward me or flipping it over sideways? Or does it really matter? 


lunalafey  04 Dec 2002 
HEEHEE....it doesn't really matter.
Everyone has thier own ideas. Different methods have been disscussed here before.
IMO, as long as you are consistant, do what feels right to you....


http://www.tarotforum.net/showthread.php?s=&threadid=1565
http://www.tarotforum.net/showthread.php?s=&threadid=4584

here are just two of the threads with this topic. 


StargazerLily  04 Dec 2002 
I think you should flip it over sideways (like turning the pages of a book) because that's how the cards are in the deck. Although, if WANT to just flip it the other way, I agree with lunalafey that you should always be consistent so that the cards "know" that's how you do it and they can arrange themselves accordingly. 


The pulling cards off the deck for readings thread was originally posted on 04 Dec 2002 in the Using Tarot Cards board, and is now archived in the Forum Library. Read the active threads in Using Tarot Cards, or read more archived threads.

 


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