What is your favourite tarot deck or oracle deck for shadow work?

What is your favourite tarot deck and/or oracle deck for shadow work?

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Tarot - The Dark Wood
and
Oracle - The Liminal Forest

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Ok. I just ordered the Dark Wood and 365 Tarot Spreads. Both by Sasha Graham.

If my husband asks, I will say @Artemisia enabled me :joy:

I have used my chakra tarot but it some ways it looks too bright for shadow work although it seemed to do a good job.

However, I wanted to ensure I got a deck that helped me get into the nitty gritty.
I was leaning towards the Dark Wood tarot since I have her Secrets of the Witches tarot and I LOVE it!

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For shadow work, it would have to be my Demon deck. They are wonderful for shadow work. :sparkling_heart:

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For me, it’s still the Marigold tarot. :black_heart:

I mean, look at those designs. Perfect for shadow work.

But that’s also just me. I like the dark. :see_no_evil:

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Those are beautiful @starborn ! But oh my! The price! I considered getting them, but I can’t afford that right now.

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Great question, @Phoenix_Rose!

It depends on my mood (and how much of a punch I’m willing to take :laughing:)

“Please tell it to me gently” = Soul Cats Tarot

“Hit me with your worst” = Anima Mundi Tarot

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Yeah, it’s really not a cheap box set. :scream: The decks by themselves are a bit cheaper

But still quite expensive. :scream: I really hesitated to get that as my first deck. Fought it for weeks. But I figured if I’m only going to use one deck (for at least a long time), I might as well get the one that’s been calling to me when no others have. :face_with_peeking_eye:

I’ve seen rip-offs on Temu that look pretty bad, and they just don’t seem worth it. They look like we could’ve printed them ourselves at home. :laughing: (And then there’s obviously the thing about art theft.)

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I use a couple of decks, well maybe more appropriate a few.

—> Murder of Crows Tarot By: Corrado Roi
→ Shadow Journey Tarot By: J Edward & Heather Neill
→ Another Oracle that I can’t remember as well as another tarot… but also escapes me. I’ll have to look through my neverending bag of decks to find the name & author :grinning:

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@tracyS I struggled with working with a deity. I am not ready to work with demons. Having said that, once I am more knowledgeable about deities, I will have to learn about demons as I don’t like to ignore something forever because I am not comfortable with it.

@starborn nice deck!

@BryWisteria @Susurrus I am going to bookmark this post so I can look back at the titles. These sound interesting.

@BryWisteria i like that you have two decks- one gentle, one not. Great idea!

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I’m with @BryWisteria, I have one that is more gentle than the others… but at the moment can’t look into my bag of decks :joy:

My puppers have decided they want to distract me or help as much as possible :laughing:

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They’ll welcome you with open arms and lots of cake. :partying_face:

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@Phoenix_Rose so I went through my bag of goodies :laughing:

The tarot & oracle decks that I use are:

There are three of each. I use others when working with my deities, whether it is a shadow work thing or not. Although The Morrigan has now claimed two tarot decks, one tarot card from any deck, and one oracle deck :laughing: Brigid has one oracle deck, one tarot card from any deck, and one tarot deck. They will get their point across one way or another :rofl: One of each type of deck is very straightforward and blunt, more gentle, or somewhere in between.

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I will have to be some of these on my ‘to buy’ list. @Susurrus I am intrigued by the cover pictures of a few of these decks.

I will research all decks listed.

It’s crazy to think that when I started reading tarot I thought I would only every use one deck :joy::joy::joy:

@tracyS - I am concerned about the cake…I am trying to be good. :wink:

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I am quite an enabler at times :laughing: Not intentionally, but I do love :heart_eyes: tarot & oracle.

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Fair enough!! :rofl:

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Does anyone use their shadow deck for a daily draw?

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I’ve used my Spirits and Shadows Oracle for a daily draw before. I haven’t in a while, but I’m trying to get over my ick toward it right now because the cards were attacked by my dog :rofl: they’re still usable but they have little punctures and small tears on some of the cards.

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I only use my shadow deck for shadow work.

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Yes, I use my demon deck for everything, they get offended if I leave them out, weird but true :person_shrugging::grin:

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