The original and foremost purpose of Tarot is the facilitation of communication with other levels of consciousness. 

Superconsciousness and subconsciousness don’t speak English or German or Spanish. They speak the language of consciousness, which is pictorial and symbolic. 

Traditional Tarot cards are designed in the pictorial-symbolic language of consciousness and that’s why they can facilitate communication with the higher self, subconsciousness, higher states of mind, and other sentient beings.  

Why Did We Design A New Tarot Deck? 

  • The Enlightenment Tarot maintains the original symbolism, but the illustrations are more immersive than traditional Tarot decks, like the Marseille deck.
  • The titles are modern and self-explanatory. We gave the minors meaningful titles too. 
  • The meanings take the position of the Tarot cards on the Tree of Life into consideration.
  • The Enlightenment Tarot is ideal for psychological Tarot readings and self-divination.
  • The Enlightenment Tarot takes the four levels of human expression into consideration: spiritual (wands), creative-feely (cups), intellectual (swords), and bodily (pents).

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The Two Types of Tarot Decks

Oversimplified, there are two types of Tarot decks: Tarot decks that express the imagination and artistic talent of their authors and traditional Tarot decks that are designed according to the language of consciousness. Examples of traditional decks are the Marseille and Rider-Waite Tarot decks. 

While the first type of Tarot decks are usually well-crafted, the designs of traditional decks leave us wanting.

What if there were a Tarot deck true to the language of consciousness but with immersive illustrations? 

This is where the Enlightenment Tarot comes in. See for yourself:

The Moon

The Marseille Tarot

(Taken from Wikipedia)


The Enlightenment Tarot

If you meditate on the Moon with closed eyes, your imagination will conjure an immersive experience. You will behold the moon, the green hills, and the yellow path in vivid detail. You will feel the grass under your feet and the wind on your face. You may stroke the wolf and dog, stand in the shadows of the towers, and climb the violet mountain of illumination.

Imagination is dream-like and lucid and immersive. Traditional Tarot decks are un-immersive. Until now, you needed to keep Tarot meditation and Tarot reading in two different departments. Not anymore. The illustrations of the Enlightenment Tarot live up to the quality of imagination. And dreams.

Fresh, Complete, & Psychological Titles

Attention The titles of the Enlightenment Tarot deck reveal the basic psychological and divinatory meanings of the cards as well as the principle life experiences they represent. For example, we changed the title ‘Magician’ to ‘Attention’. 





For historical reasons, some of the titles are blinds, like the Devil, the Hanged Man, or DeathTransformation. For instance, the Death card doesn’t depict death at all, in fact, it stands for the opposite, which is immortality.

The skeleton in the picture symbolizes our soul that transmigrates along the stream of its incarnations (the river) toward enlightenment (the rising sun at the horizon). On its way, it reaps wisdom, understanding, and empathy. 

The fact that some titles have negative connotations makes matters even worse. The title Devil produces associations like evil, hell, and condemnation. The title Hanged Man makes us think of executions. A chariot is a war machine. For this reason we changed the titles Devil to Adversity, Hanged Man to Sacrifices, and Chariot to Influence


We also added meaningful titles to the minor arcana. Everybody knows the Aces of Wands is the Ace of Wands, but not everybody knows that it signifies cosmic intention. 
Ace of Wands

This way, you won’t need to translate (obvious) titles into meanings anymore. Instead, the querent will grasp instantly the general meaning of a card and you can take him straight to the finess of your interpretation. 

Last but not least, the Enlightenment Tarot titles will make it easier for beginners to divine for themselves.

How to Use Tarot as a Psychological Tool

The titles of the second deck reflect states of consciousness and relatable experiences. Hence, you can use the Enlightenment Tarot as a psychological tool and as a tool of self-discovery. 

Tarot cards show positive states of mind. By looking at Tarot cards, you allow them to re-arrange your mind and correct negative thoughts, emotions, and imaginings.

Tarot cards can even help those who suffer from mental challenges like depression and anxiety. 

Later, we will publish books on how to overcome depression, anxiety, and other psychological challenges with Tarot.

The Enlightenment Tarot and the Tree of Life

The Enlightenment Tarot takes the position of the Tarot cards on the Tree of Life into account. 

Maybe you don’t know this: The major arcana illustrate the paths on the Tree of Life and the minor arcana the Sephiroth in the four qabalistic worlds. 

For that reason, we replaced most crowns with halos. The halos signify the Sephiroth from which the major arcana proceed. For example, the Emperor has a grey halo because its path originates in Chokmah. These associations unlock an additional dimension of meanings.

Four Tree of Life Side By Side copy


You can buy these pictures of the Tree of Life here on Displate.