The Gentle Tarot
The Gentle Tarot is a love letter to the earth - A celebration of ceremony and daily rituals that connect us with the elements. This beautiful hand-drawn tarot deck is filled with imagery influenced by life in remote Alaska. A True Labor of love that will touch your heart.
Some of the cards are lightly based on the Rider-Waite deck, however many of the illustrations are the result of complete surrender to creative/spiritual process. Motifs and symbols, along with colors, have been used throughout the deck to make for easy recognition and to assist with remembering the meanings of the cards.
The minor arcana labels have been slightly modified, Swords have become Thunder and Pentacles have become Stones.
The cards have color coded rims to match their element.
Major Arcana - Spirit - Purple
Cups - Water - Blue
Wands - Fire - Red
Thunder - Air - Yellow
Stones - Earth - Green
- First Edition
- 79 card tarot deck
- high-quality 350gsm cards with matt finish and gold edges
- 196 page guidebook
- Deck and book presented together in a sturdy two-part box
- Printed in the USA.
- 10% of all proceeds are donated by Mari to ocean and climate change research.
Inspired by our natural environment, indigenous artist Mari Mariza explores issues of mental health and self-love with hopes of advocating care for our planet and ourselves so that collectively we may experience our full potential.
Using the Cards
There are many ways to engage with tarot cards. It can be done alone or in the company of others. Generally, an intention is set or a question is asked. This can be done silently to yourself or out loud. Feel free to shuffle the deck. The cards can be spread out on a table. Choose a card at random. Use the guidebook to read about the card you chose. You can read this yourself or have your partner read it.
Pulling three cards per person is common. They can represent past, present, and future or simply add additional clarity about a single topic/question you have in mind. You will find more information about different ‘tarot spreads’ in the Gentle Tarot guidebook.
Using tarot cards is a fun and healthy way to engage with inner emotions and also a great way to engage in meaningful conversation.
May the Gentle Tarot lift your spirit and fill you with the love and support that you need. The deck is a classic 78 card deck. Some of the cards are lightly based on the Rider-Waite deck, however many of the illustrations are the result of complete surrender to creative/spiritual process. Motifs and symbols, along with colors, have been used throughout the deck to make for easy recognition and to assist with remembering the meanings of the cards.