From Publishers Weekly
A painter and the designer of the Osho Zen Tarot, Padma combines principles of tarot and the symbols of the I Ching in this illuminated approach to divination. "Tarot is a pillar of wisdom from the West; the I Ching, a pillar of wisdom from the East," she writes. "They are different esoteric paths approaching the same mountain peak." With the aim of helping seekers "look within," Padma offers this dual system. The directions, which are a bit confusing for those unfamiliar with casting, require the seeker to use three coins in order to access the changing nature of his or her question; the lushly illustrated tarot deck gives answers to the question, and the accompanying booklet offers interpretations of these answers. This method not recommended for the novice or the impatient, but it's an interesting new approach for those already comfortable with divination.
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About the Author
Ma Deva Padma is a painter, illustrator, and designer. She is the creator of the best selling Osho Zen Tarot and The Tao Oracle: An Illustrated New Approach to the I Ching. Padma lives and works with her artist husband, at their studio in Australia. Her fine art has been exhibited in the United States, Europe, and Asia. She is a lecturer on tarot art as a means for meditation and self awareness.