Aeclectic Tarot
Tarot Cards & Reviews Live Tarot Readings Tarot Card Meanings Forum Archive

TdM Reading Circle ~ November 2015

  > Aeclectic Tarot Forum > Tarot Special Interest > Marseilles & Other Early Decks


 
dancing_moon's Avatar
dancing_moon  dancing_moon is offline
Citizen
 
Join Date: 31 Oct 2012
Location: Ukraine
Posts: 4,708
dancing_moon 
Citizen

dancing_moon's Avatar
TdM Reading Circle ~ November 2015


Dear TdM lovers,

Welcome to the next round of our Circle. As usual, we have a suggested spread and a challenge (see below).

Note: If you'd like to be notified about future TdM Circle installments, please post in the PM notifications thread.

Sign-up list
AnemoneRosie
elektrius
fractalgranny
Madame Squee
madhatter00o
Michellehihi
mrpants
nisaba
nuttyprofessor
zhadee

Partners list
AnemoneRosie & mrpants - Complete!
nuttyprofessor & dancing_moon - Complete!
fractalgranny & Madame Squee - Complete!
nisaba & zhadee - Complete!
madhatter00o & Michellehihi & elektrius - Complete!

Timeline:
- Sign-up is CLOSED
- Sign-up closes and reading partners to be assigned on: 7th November
- Reading and feedback to be completed by: 30th November
Note: Please PM me and your partner if you expect to be late with your exchange, and an extension of time will be set. Otherwise, unfortunately, you'll earn a strike!


Spreads:
The suggested spread for this month is:

Where Do You Go From Here

....4
2......3
....1

1 - Where have you come from?
2 - Where are you now?
3 - What do you need to take along with you?
4 - Where do you go from here?

You are also free to choose your own spreads, with a minimum of three cards. I'm leaving the links to the spreads from the last exchanges in here for reference - if you want to do the same spread please see with your reading partner which one you both like: Fibonacci spread (Posts 8 and 9), Compass spread, Tirage en Croix, Dynamic Hexagramme spread, Comte de Mellet spread, Chronata's spread

CHALLENGE!

Note: Challenge is an additional task for those who'd like to try something new and experiment with alternative reading methods. It is in no way compulsory and can be done by only one of the partners in an exchange (or neither!), according to their wishes and agreement.

This month's challenge is connected with emotions. Take each card in your spread and, keeping your sitter and question in mind, note down, in as much detail as you can, how it makes you feel or what mood it has. Is it happy or sad? Is it hopeful or desperate? Or, perhaps, there's a complex feeling, like sorrow combined with hope? Is the feeling different for this particular spread from the normal feeling you get from this card? This exercise is probably going to be trickier to do with the pips, but it's the challenge after all.

Have fun experimenting!


Feedback:
Please make your feedback as detailed as possible so your reading partner can benefit from it. It is NOT about how you would read the cards your partner drew for you within your personal system of reading the Tarot de Marseille, but about how your partner read the cards for you within his/her system. So please let your partner know how well you could relate to the reading, if there are things you didn't understand ("How did you arrive at this interpretation?" etc), what was accurate and what wasn't.. Constructive criticism on things that didn't hit the mark are welcome, too! All in a friendly and respectful learning way of course!

Decks:
The TdM Exchange is a friendly and fun place to share and develop our reading skills with Tarot de Marseille decks, other historic decks with non-scenic pips and Tarot de Marseille inspired modern decks. If you aren't sure if you have a deck that is suited, just ask. If you decide to read with a deck that your sitter does not have, please post pictures of the cards you drew so everybody can follow.

Pips reading methods:
There are a lot of different reading methods of the Tarot de Marseille and especially the pips. These are all equally welcome and all ok. If you don't know where to start, check the forum index (especially the thread on "Reading Methods" - and don't be shy or scared by the non-scenic pips, just jump on right in!) In order to make this a fruitful learning experience for the reader, the sitter and everybody following the exchange, please take the time to explain what method you are using for the pips. Links to threads here on the forum explaining the method or single cards are most welcome.

Please share the process of your reading, not only the results. And please take the time and effort (as most people do anyway) to write more than a line on each card. Tell your partner what your interpretation is based on, what you saw, what brought you to the conclusions. The more detail, the more everybody will learn!

No-show/Problems:
If anybody has a problem completing their reading or feedback, please please please get in touch with your reading partner and myself. It's not nice to be left hanging in an exchange - and whoever is NOT completing an exchange he or she signed up for (and especially fails to communicate about it) will not be allowed to sign up again until it is completed - and in worst case even risks a three months ban from all reading exchanges.

If there should be any problems, feel free to contact me and I will try to sort it out, with the help of another moderator if necessary.

(Of course the Reading Exchange Posting Guidelines apply for this exchange as well - and there are some good tips for feedback etc in that post!)

Wishing everyone a happy exchange!
 Need help? Get your live Tarot Reading now      Top   #1
Michellehihi's Avatar
Michellehihi  Michellehihi is offline
Citizen
 
Join Date: 01 Oct 2015
Location: Quebec, Canada
Posts: 2,186
Michellehihi 
Citizen

Michellehihi's Avatar
Smile


I am interested, count me in!
I have to say I loved last month's spread and thank you so much for hosting this circle, it is very interesting!!!! Thank you!
 Need help? Get your live Tarot Reading now      Top   #2
zhadee  zhadee is offline
Citizen
 
Join Date: 09 Dec 2014
Location: gone
Posts: 4,894
zhadee 
Citizen

oh my, another cross reading how could I possibly resist?!

in!
 Need help? Get your live Tarot Reading now      Top   #3
AnemoneRosie's Avatar
AnemoneRosie  AnemoneRosie is offline
A star-gleam on a stone
 
Join Date: 02 May 2015
Location: Canada
Posts: 3,969
AnemoneRosie 
A star-gleam on a stone

AnemoneRosie's Avatar

I'd love to be in if you'll have me.
 Need help? Get your live Tarot Reading now      Top   #4
nuttyprofessor  nuttyprofessor is offline
Citizen
 
Join Date: 30 Sep 2015
Location: netherlands
Posts: 289
nuttyprofessor 
Citizen

Forgive me that I am not going on my knees. I can't help it, I am male, and it goes against my pride.
 Need help? Get your live Tarot Reading now      Top   #5
dancing_moon's Avatar
dancing_moon  dancing_moon is offline
Citizen
 
Join Date: 31 Oct 2012
Location: Ukraine
Posts: 4,708
dancing_moon 
Citizen

dancing_moon's Avatar

Welcome everyone, and thanks for participating!
 Need help? Get your live Tarot Reading now      Top   #6
fractalgranny's Avatar
fractalgranny  fractalgranny is offline
grandmother
 
Join Date: 07 Oct 2012
Location: BRITISH COLUMBIA
Posts: 2,975
fractalgranny 
grandmother

fractalgranny's Avatar

count me in!
 Need help? Get your live Tarot Reading now      Top   #7
elektrius's Avatar
elektrius  elektrius is offline
Resident
 
Join Date: 14 Aug 2015
Location: Brooklyn, NY, USA
Posts: 86
elektrius 
Resident

elektrius's Avatar

im in [emoji3] i promise not to do it last minute like last time lol
 Need help? Get your live Tarot Reading now      Top   #8
madhatter00o's Avatar
madhatter00o  madhatter00o is offline
Citizen
 
Join Date: 09 Jul 2015
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Posts: 405
madhatter00o 
Citizen

madhatter00o's Avatar

I want to play.
 Need help? Get your live Tarot Reading now      Top   #9
dancing_moon's Avatar
dancing_moon  dancing_moon is offline
Citizen
 
Join Date: 31 Oct 2012
Location: Ukraine
Posts: 4,708
dancing_moon 
Citizen

dancing_moon's Avatar

Welcome everyone! Elektrius, you've got a PM.
 Need help? Get your live Tarot Reading now      Top   #10


 


 


Tarot Cards & Reviews Free Tarot Readings Tarot Books Tarot Card Meanings Forum Archive
Aeclectic Tarot Forum Links
· Tarot
· Tarot Special Interest
· Beyond Tarot
· Forum Library

Aeclectic Tarot Categories
· Angel Decks
· Dark & Gothic Decks
· Goddess Decks
· Fairy Decks
· Doreen Virtue Decks
· Beginner Decks
· Cat Decks
· Pagan & Wiccan Decks
· Ancient Egyptian Decks
· Celtic Decks
· Lenormand Decks
· Rider-Waite Decks
· Marseilles Decks
· Thoth Decks
· Oracle Decks
· List All Decks
· Popular Tarot Decks
· Available Decks
· Tarot Books
· What's New

The Aeclectic Tarot Forum closed permanently on July 14th, 2017. The public threads remain online as a read-only archive and resource. More information on our decision can be found here. Thank you for being a part of our active community over the past seventeen years.

Copyright © 1996 - 2017 Aeclectic Tarot. All rights reserved. Privacy Policy. Contact us.