Monthly Archives: October 2020

Etteilla’s Book of Thoth

According to Etteilla, the Tarot was created by a group of seventeen Magi under the direct guidance of Hermes Trismegistus. He wrote in 1783, that he calculated that the Tarot was 3,953 years old. Originally called ‘The Book of Thoth’, … Continue reading

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The Banned Tarot

Depictions of a sexual nature have existed since the dawn of times. From rock art, the so-called Venus figures and ancient Mesopotamian artefacts depicting explicit sex, humans were drawn to sex and driven by sex. The Egyptian Turin Erotic Papyrus, … Continue reading

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Specitime and the definition of God

These sacred texts are always subject of interpretations. ‘Three Mothers: Alef Mem Shin He engraved them, He carved them, He permuted them, He weighed them, And with them He depicted Three Mothers AMSh in the Universe, Three Mothers AMSh in … Continue reading

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The Sepher Yetzirah and the Tarot

The Golden Dawn system is built upon the esoteric correspondences of the twenty-two letters of the Hebrew alphabet outlined in the kabbalistic text called Sepher Yetzirah, meaning Book of Formation, which sometimes, arguably, was also translated as Book of Creation. … Continue reading

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