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The Hermit card from the Fountain Tarot

Tarocchi Fool’s Journey: Card 9 (The Hermit)

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Tthe Hermit in the Fountain Tarot shines a light at the edge of the woods. He is alone, but he stands tall and resolute as he seeks answers in the darkest, most isolated parts of his soul.

Photo of The Chariot card from the Nightmare Before Christmas Tarot

Tarocchi Fool’s Journey: Card 7 (The Chariot)

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The Chariot is traditionally illustrated with two steeds—one black, one white—to indicate the control the charioteer has over two opposing forces. Jack Skellington, Pumpkin King of Halloweentown, perfectly embodies this.

A photo of the Emperor card by Yoshitaka Amano

Tarocchi Fool’s Journey: Card 4 (The Emperor)

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Yoshitaka Amano’s Emperor is an imposing figure indeed, with a stern look on his face and an equally stern-looking bird of prey by his side, both watching every movement with sharp eyes.

The Fool card from the Original Rider Waite Smith tarot, placed on top of a page of The Modern Witch's Book of Tarot by Skye Alexander

Tarocchi Fool’s Journey: Card 0 (The Fool)

In the beginning, there was the Fool; and the Major Arcana plays out the rest of his tale. “The Fool’s Journey” is a fascinating and important concept for both beginners and tarot pros alike. Come along with me as I revisit this journey through 22 cards from 22 different decks.