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Who’s afraid of the Death card

Written by  on August 19, 2017

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Who’s afraid of the Death card?

“There is nothing permanent except change.” (Heraclitus)

It’s a classic Hollywoodian cliché already when the lights go out between thunders and lightnings, the Death card shows up, and you know: somebody will die, a murderer is nearby.
But the Death card really means physical death? If yes why, if not why? Read more…

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Introducing basic Numerology

Written by  on August 1, 2017

Introducing basic Numerology

Introducing basic Numerology. Did you ever add up your birth numbers? 28 February 1982. 2+8=10=1+0=1. February=2. 1+9+8+2=20=2+0=2. 1+2+2=5.
Traditionally, The Hierophant, also known as the High Priest, is numbered 5 (V – Roman number) in the Tarot deck. So, some say, that would be your Tarot card. It’s pretty entertaining, isn’t it? Read more…

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Exploring The Sun

Written by  on July 30, 2017

The Sun

The Sun card is still one of the mysteries of the Major Arcane.
In the Tarot deck, there are only three cards bearing planetary names: The Sun, The Moon and The Star.
I think it’s important to understand the role, the function and the symbolism of these cards. There are two distinct aspects: one is the practical and one is the theoretical – philosophical. Read more…

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The architecture of the Tarot deck

Written by  on July 27, 2017

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Traditionally, scholars and authors divided the Tarot deck into Major and Minor Arcane.
Each group of cards has its role and function in the Tarot deck. Read more…

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The Law of Seven and the Enneagram

Written by  on July 24, 2017

The Law of Seven and the Enneagram

The Law of Seven (or the Law of Octaves) is said to be the basis for the seven notes musical octave. The idea is that in nature, and in the universe at large, nothing continues forever in a direct line. Everything must deviate at definite intervals. If you take the standard seven note octave, plus the first note to a new octave, you get eight notes: Do, Re, Mi, Fa, Sol, La, Si, and Do. What the law of seven says is that within these eight notes there are two definite intervals, one between mi and fa, and one between Si and the new Do. The intervals are called the Mi/Fa interval and the Si/Do interval. Read more…

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The human archetypes

Written by  on July 20, 2017

The Court Cards (UET deck by Attila Blaga)

The Tarot is an instrument of self-observation and self-remembering.
Gurdjieff mentioned the Tarot, but never speak about it explicitly or mention it as a tool of the “Fourth Way”.
P.D. Ouspensky on the other hand, was very interested in this issue and he has written “The Symbolism of the Tarot”, his account on the Tarot and especially on the 22 cards of the so-called Major Arcane. Read more…

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The Romany or Gypsy spread

Written by  on July 11, 2017

The Romany or Gypsy spread

There are clients who have too many things on their plate, has various issues that they are dealing with and simply can’t focus on a single question.
For these type of situations, I recommend the ‘Romany’ or “Gypsy spread’. Read more…

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The Nine of Swords

Written by  on July 7, 2017

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Welcome to the first annual INTERNATIONAL TAROT DAY BLOG HOP! Today we celebrate the global practice of Tarot and the connection that it provides across multiple cultures and geographical locations. Join us as we undertake this journey throughout the 78 cards of the Tarot.
I’m thrilled to be taking part in the very first International Tarot Day Blog Hop! I trust you enjoyed Miranda Kassidy’s article on Eight of Swords, and now, we’re tackling another challenging Tarot card: the Nine of Swords.

Vast majority of the Tarot readers consider the Nine of Swords card to carry a ‘negative’ connotation, while the unaware audience feel uneasy looking at such Tarot cards as: The Devil, Death, The Tower, Judgement, Four, Nine and Ten of Swords and so on.

My first observation would be that there are no ‘negative’ or ‘positive’ Tarot cards – planets, numbers, etc. In nature, there are three types of circulating energies: active – which sometimes is called ‘positive’; reactive – which sometimes is labelled passive or ‘negative’ and neuter – which sometimes is also called reconciling. Although we’ve been educated for thousand years to choose between two sides, to love or hate, to like or dislike things; there is always also a third option: to be indifferent – or objective. Read more…

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The desire for pleasure

Written by  on July 4, 2017

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“The essence of human nature is its perpetually evolving desire for pleasure. To realize this desire, we feel compelled to discover, invent, and improve our reality. The gradual intensification of the desire for pleasure has been the force behind human evolution throughout our history. Read more…

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Professional vs. non-professional

Written by  on June 29, 2017

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Someone formulated a question regarding the ‘professional’, respectively ‘non-professional’ quality of a Tarot reader. It’s a pretty good question I guess.
Let’s start with what the vast majority believes and expressed in different forms: “Professional is able to find a market demand for the type of service offered”; “To me, “professional” means someone who makes their living off of what they are doing.”; “Anyone who lives off of readings / gets paid for readings – is technically a ‘professional’.” – and so on.
I would agree if it would be about hookers, hired assassins, or any other ‘shady’, respectively purely physical services. But we’re talking about a ‘spiritual’ service which requires a higher degree of ‘spirituality’ – awareness, enlightenment, consciousness, call it as you please. Read more…

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