THE ASTRAL GUIDES ARE AVAILABLE. click here or on any picture to buy. 

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A 52-card, divinatory art-deck by Obi Kaufmann (@coyotethunder on Instagram), based on the stars and their poetic journey across the Northern sky. 

The deck itself is printed on high-quality, poker style cards. The print quality is beautiful and as much as it is a game, it is also a portfolio of the figurative-paintings and poetry of Obi Kaufmann. For more pictures and information, go to http://www.coyoteandthunder.com and to http://www.obikaufmann.com – also be sure to follow Obi on his instragram @coyotethunder.

The Astral Guides work with light to help with particular quandaries. Each card is assigned a star, or a constellation of stars, that when in season, benefit from moving between the Earth and the arm of the Milky Way it lives in. Begin by shuffling the deck well, concentrating on the dilemma. Always consult the deck with specific intention. Draw one, three or five cards depending on the depth and importance of the quandary at hand. Arrange the cards in order, laterally so the orienting symbols on both sides of the card line up. Count the numbers, consider how the orienting symbols align, recognize the seasonality of each card, move through the poetry. If the numbers add up to an even sum, if the orienting symbols don’t align, or if the season isn’t right, don’t pay too much attention to the reading: the door needs to be open correctly for the guides to grant clear divination.