Astrology Reading Cards

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Astrology Reading Cards Pictorial Review

The Planet Cards | The Zodiac Sign Cards | The House Cards | How to Use the Cards. Astrology Reading Cards

Shuffle the cards and welcome a convergence of the cosmos and your unconscious!

Astrology Reading Cards are a unique oracle book and card deck set that incorporates the influences of the zodiac signs, the planets, and houses. Knowledge of your birth date or time of birth is not necessary to use these cards, nor do you need to find out what your sun sign or rising sign is to benefit from them. Allison Chester-Lambert, author of The Future in the Stars, created this deck based on astrology archetypes, not on natal chart information.

In this pictorial review of the cards I will tell about the three types of cards within the full deck, how to use the cards for personal guidance and answers to your questions, and where to connect with the card creators on Facebook.

  • Three Types of Cards
  • The Planets
  • Zodiac Signs
  • The Houses
  • Sample Reading
  • Review Wrap-Up
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Three Sets of Astrology Cards

The Planet Cards | The Zodiac Sign Cards | The House Cards | How to Use the Cards. Astrology Reading Cards

The pack of 36 Astrology Reading Cards is divided into three smaller decks of twelve cards each.

  • 12 Planet Cards
  • 12 House Cards
  • 12 Zodiac Sign Cards

What the Cards Represent in a Reading

The Planet Cards

The Zodiac Sign Cards represent the energetic charge or emotion that is coloring the specific issue the querent has focused on.

The House Cards represents the area of the querent's life (family, personal, career, spiritual life, etc.) that is being affected in the matter under investigation.

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The Planet Cards

The Planet Cards | The Zodiac Sign Cards | The House Cards | How to Use the Cards. The Planets

The twelve indigo cards in the deck are The Planets. On each card is beautiful imagery, a brief textual definition, and a depiction of the symbols astrologers use to represent the planets when charting astrology maps.

  1. Chiron (Healer Path)
  2. Jupiter (Self Confidence, Benefits)
  3. Mars (Drive, Strength)
  4. Mercury (Communication)
  5. The Moon (Emotions)
  6. Neptune (Fantasies, Hidden Energies)
  7. Pluto (Rebirth, Transformations)
  8. Saturn (Challenges, Path to Wisdom)
  9. The Sun (Purpose, Destiny)
  10. Uranus (Change, Awakening)
  11. Venus (Desires, Indulgences)
  12. Vesta (Spiritual Core)
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The Zodiac Sign Cards

The Planet Cards | The Zodiac Sign Cards | The House Cards | How to Use the Cards. The Zodiac Signs

There are twelve violet-colored cards representing each of twelve zodiac signs. On the face-side of the cards is the name and symbol for the sign, a depiction of the constellation, brief textual meaning, and unique artwork.

  • Aquarius
  • Aries
  • Cancer
  • Capricorn
  • Gemini
  • Leo
  • Libra
  • Pisces
  • Sagittarius
  • Scorpio
  • Taurus
  • Virgo
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The House Cards

The Planet Cards | The Zodiac Sign Cards | The House Cards | How to Use the Cards. The Twelve Houses

There are twelve green colored House Cards. In astrology each house represents a specific area of your life. For example the fourth house rules your home and family life, the tenth house rules your achievements and how the outer world views you, the sixth house rules your health and overall well-being, etc. House rulerships do overlap with one another somewhat but here are the basics:

Twelve House Cards

  1. The First House (Personal Life Force, What Matters to You Most)
  2. The Second House (Finances and Personal Values
  3. The Third House (Early Studies, Your Potential!)
  4. The Fourth House (Family Roots, Parents and Children)
  5. The Fifth House (Creation, Passion)
  6. The Sixth House (Health, Employment)
  7. The Seventh House (Love, Romance, Partnerships)
  8. The Eighth House (Soul Connections, Personal Growth and Transformation)
  9. The Ninth House (Higher or Spiritual Learning)
  10. The Tenth House (Your Worldly Status)
  11. The Eleventh House (Your Dreams and Desires)
  12. The Twelfth House (The Divine You!)
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Sample Reading - Astrology Reading Cards

The Planet Cards | The Zodiac Sign Cards | The House Cards | How to Use the Cards. Sample Three Card Reading

To do a reading you will first separate the three smaller decks by color. Shuffle each of the twelve-card decks: The Planet Cards, The Zodiac Sign Cards, and The House Cards. Fan each set of twelve cards face down onto a table or floor to draw from. Mentally focus on a question. Next, draw one card from each of the three fanned decks. Peruse these three cards to decipher an answer to your question. Each card gives you a brief meaning, but for a more in-depth understanding, turn to the book. Each card has a full page dedicated to explaining the card's meaning. Suggested pathways are also given for you to explore.

Three Card Reading

What new direction has the most potential for my spiritual growth?

Virgo Zodiac Sign Card (querent's personality trait being explored) indicates responsible and diligent attributes.

Neptune Planet Card (energy or influence) indicates a desire for dreams to be unfurled, yet the morning fog has yet to be lifted and currently shadows what awaits off in the distance. It appears the querent needs a reprieve or is not yet prepared for any leap into the next stage.

The Ninth House Card (area of life affected) suggests higher learning or a spiritual retreat to satisfy the hunger for purpose or understanding. It also comes with a lesson or reminder about the importance of being authentic and genuine in personal pursuits. Moving forward is encouraged to further enrich one's life.

One Card Reading

Alternately, you can shuffle all 36 cards together and draw one card for on-the-spot inspiration.

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Wrap-Up Comments

Image courtesy of Findhorn Press
The Planet Cards | The Zodiac Sign Cards | The House Cards | How to Use the Cards. Astrology Reading Cards

This completes my tutorial of the Astrology Reading Cards. Using astrology-themed divination cards is unique, but not a completely original idea. I own a set of Linda Goodman's Star Cards that I usually pull out on New Year's Day for a new year forecast reading. The Goodman deck is based on both the zodiac and numerology.

What I Especially Love About these Cards

  • Simple 3 Card Layout
  • Rich Violets, Indigos, Blues, Greens
  • Beautiful Artwork
  • Chiron (Healer Planet) Included Among The Planet Cards.

Astrology Flash Cards

Although Astrology Reading Cards were created with divination in mind, they could easily be used as learning tools or "flash cards" to help familiarize yourself with meanings and influences of the planets, the houses, and zodiac signs. These three are the primary components that professional astrologers use to analyze the stars and forecast future possibilities.

Fondling beautiful art cards is my favorite part of reviewing new divination card decks. Not surprising, artwork by Richard Crookes is absolutely beautiful, and I do love these cards. This is the second deck illustrated by this artist I have reviewed. The first was Angels of Atlantis Oracle Cards. Comparing the two decks, you will definitely see similarities. Very lovely.

Astrology Reading Cards: Your Personal Guidance from the Stars

About the Author: Alison Chester-Lambert, became interested in astrology in the 1970s, influenced by Linda Goodman's bestselling book, Sun Signs. She is the founder of the Midlands School of Astrology and offers private astrological consultations via the phone and Skype.

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pictorial photos © Joe Desy 

Cover art and review deck of Astrology Reading Cards courtesy of Findhorn Press.

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