The Secret of the Tarot, How the Story of the Cathars was Concealed in the Tarot of Marseilles

Religion & Spirituality, History

By Robert Swiryn

Publisher : Pau Hana Publishing

ABOUT Robert Swiryn

Robert Swiryn
Robert Swiryn obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion from the University of Hawaii in 1979 and is currently practicing as a chiropractor on Kauai.  He enjoys golf, outrigger paddling and yoga.



The Secret of the Tarot is the incredible story of how the Cathars, a group of religious heretics targeted fro destruction by the Roman Catholic Church an the French crown, may have managed to preserve their history and spiritual messages in the Tarot of Marseilles.

Swiryn's thought provoking book explores  the history of the Cathars' fate, as it examines the images of the tarot within this context.

The Secret of the Tarot is the fascinating story of how the history and sprirtual messages of the Cathars, a group of thirteenth century heretics, could have been concealed within the images of the Tarot of Marseilles. Both a gripping exploration of the Cathars' fate, the book examines the personalities, ideas and spiritual messages behind the images in each card.