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All cards on the table: Twitter's tarot card masters

  • Amahl S. Azwar

    Bali

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Bali   /   Tue, February 23 2021   /  01:00 am
An increasing number of tarot card readers are popping up on Twitter and garnering up a large fanbase(JP/Amahl S. Azwar)

Amahl S. Azwar Contributor/The Jakarta Post/Bali  With his buff look, at first glance, you probably would not guess that Adi Wicaksono, 33, was a tarot reader with quite a following on Twitter. He looks more like a fitness trainer or a bodybuilding enthusiast.  Adi’s eyes lit up when I asked him about the first time he bought tarot cards. “When I was in college back in 2007, I saw a tarot deck and guidebook on sale at a local magic shop. For some reason, I was charmed and bought it right away,” said Adi, who works as a legal translator and interpreter at a local law firm. We sat together at a coffee shop somewhere in Denpasar, Bali. Adi planned to do a reading at another coffee shop where he used to do readings for his clients, but sadly it was closed.  With 7,756 followers on Twitter as of Friday and, Adi told me that the first time he ...