|The Fourfold Vision spread offers a progression of different ways of looking at an object, person, or situation. It is a powerful tool for gaining deeper insight into the specific subjects of other readings. The images of the Minchiate Tarot are drawn from a rare surviving 18th century deck of 97 cards - 19 more than the traditional Tarot. It is considered by many to be the single most powerful divination tool on the web, providing deep insight, rich in ancient symbolism, to any question you may pose. If you would like your own copy of the Minchiate Tarot, you can buy it now!
|The card on the far right represents the object being viewed, be it an idea, relationship, or the self. The Grand Duke, when reversed: Being confused and led astray from the true path. Spiritual deception. Overzealous and shallow-minded pursuit of the esoteric. Insecurity, conceit and self-destructiveness. The forces of nature unleashed.|
|The card second from the right represents the physical vision: how the object is seen at a base or mechanical level. Charity: Kindness shown to the weak and downtrodden. A firm and helping hand. Being magnanimous in victory, and showing generosity to the defeated. Giving someone the skills and resources to succeed on their own. A second chance.|
|The card in the middle represents the mental vision: the object personified and seen through a humanized perspective. Six of Cups (Pleasure): Opening your heart to the simple pleasures of life. Fond memories fuel the playful embrace of love and life. Experiencing the joy of youth and sexual innocence. Engaging in acts of gentle kindness. Harmony of natural forces without effort or strain. Meeting an old friend.|
|The card second from the left represents the emotional vision: how passions and values are creatively stimulated by the mental vision. Cancer: Being loving and emotional. Showing sympathy and providing shelter for others. Relying on intuition and imagination in personal affairs, and caution and shrewdness in domestic matters.|
|The card on the far left represents the fourfold or mystical vision: still viewing through the previous three, we now add a spiritual element, revealing unseen aspects of the object. Ten of Swords (Ruin): Crushing defeat brought about by idle intellectualism divorced from reality. Sadness and desolation in the aftermath of a catastrophic and total collapse. A decisive conclusion brought about through the swift and merciless application of overwhelming force.|