The actual original Tarot may be forever lost to antiquity, never to be re-discovered.
But in the Tarot De Marseille (shown below) we have a venerable esoteric tool that remains close enough to the anonymous original to retain a wealth of mystical power and meaning.
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Its Rider-Waite equivalent on the right dispenses with numerology and esoteric tarot symbology altogether, replacing them with a fantasy of the latter-day re-designer/re-illustrator.
This article attempts to show how rich and deep is the authentic symbolism of the Marseille ‘pip’ cards of the Minor Arcana, as expounded by Alejandro Jodorowsky.
For the complete teaching, see his major Tarot book, ‘The Way of Tarot’, published 2004.
The system used by Jodorowski for interpreting the Minor Arcana relies upon understanding the integral nature of the Tarot as a whole.The four Tarot Minors shown below in their Marseille and Rider-Waite versions differ widely in meaning.