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Staring at the Sun

Etteilla’s interpretation of the card. Upright: Englightenment, lightening, explanation. Clarity, glory, Heaven and Earth. Philosophical sulfur. Reversed: Fire. Heat, warmth, glow, flame, passion. Meteors, lightning. Internal, external and philosophical fire. S.L. MacGregor Mathers’ interpretation of the card as it was … Continue reading

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An alternative architecture of the Major Arcana

Learning is not a matter of memorising but understanding. Learning begins with unlearning. One should keep its mind and options open. When it comes to the Tarot deck, it is not about the cards separately but discovering the subtle connection … Continue reading

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The Stars

The Stars “Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, … Continue reading

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Eight of Wands

Etteilla’s interpretation of the card. Upright: countryside, field, plain, agriculture, crop, farming or crop growing, cultivation, landed property, real estate, farm, garden, orchard, prairie, forest, grove, foliage, pleasure, fun, leisure, pastime, recreation, enjoyment, peace, calm, tranquillity, innocence, country life, valley, … Continue reading

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The Fool and the Hermit

At a closer look, there are many similarities between two or sometimes three cards of the Major Arcana. There are hidden – esoteric -, underlying connections. One of these pairs can be

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Join me on an exciting creative-enlightening journey

Last December, I was exhausted. I am working for a while now on a Cartomancy manual which will be divided into four large volumes, and it was conceived as a step by step, initiatory process. Although it is roughly based … Continue reading

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The four bodies

Gurdjieff said: “According to an ancient teaching, traces of which may be found in many systems, old and new, a man who has attained the full development possible for man, a man in the full sense of the word, consists … Continue reading

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Tarot and COVID-19

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic brought up many questions regarding this situation and how it will have an impact on our lives and our future. The Tarot community is not immune to these troubling issues. What can the cards tell about … Continue reading

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Button Soup Tarot

Button Soup Tarot – a collaboration deck, produced by Cult of Tarot forum. Putting together a collaborative Tarot deck with thirty-nine artists is not an easy task. Joan Marie just managed fine to keep it all together and brought the … Continue reading

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Practical Tarot Shadow work explained

The idea of ‘shadow’ originates in the work of Swiss psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung. In Jungian psychology, the ‘shadow’ refers to an unconscious aspect of the personality which the conscious ego does not identify in itself, or it is a … Continue reading

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