Eden Gray (June 9, 1901 - January 14, 1999), was the professional name of Priscilla Pardridge, an American actress, and writer on the esoteric meanings of Tarot cards and their use in fortune-telling. In the 1960s, Through her books, Gray had an integral part in the creation of the contemporary interest in esoteric Tarot in general, and the Waite-Smith Tarot deck and the Fool's Journey interpretation of the Tarot trump cards in particular. She influenced later writers on the Tarot, such as Mary K. Greer.


  • Tarot Revealed: A Modern Guide to Reading the Tarot Cards. Inspiration House, New York, 1960. reprinted, Signet Books 1969
  • Recognition: Themes on Inner Perception, Inspiration House, 1969
  • A Complete Guide to the Tarot. Bantam Books and Crown Publishers, New York, 1970
  • Mastering the Tarot: Basic Lessons in an Ancient, Mystic Art. Crown Publishers, New York, 1971

Dutch editionsEdit

  • Het geheim van de Tarot: de magische kaarten die verleden en toekomst onthullen, translated by Wim Gijsen, Kosmos-Z&K, 1996

Spanish editionsEdit


Birth information is from the 1910 U.S. Census (on and death information is from the Social Security Death Index, also on

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