Frédéric Lionel was born on 17 July 1908, at 5 AM in Amphion les Bains, France. His father was a successful engineer. After finishing the high school in Geneva, Lionel studied mechanical engineering at the Technischen Hochschule in Zürich, later cybernetics in the United States. In the thirties, he worked in Paris as an engineer in his own firm. Read more The Magic Tarot by Frédéric Lionel
In 1913 P.D. Ouspensky wrote an essay about the Tarot deck entitled “The Symbolism of the Tarot.”
According to Ouspensky, the cards of the Tarot deck are divided into three parts. Read more The Symbolism of the Tarot
I heard lot of good things about Alejandro Jodorowsky’s book on Tarot, then I read a couple of positive comments on different Tarot forums and specific social media groups. Finally, I stumbled across a quite interesting book synopsis which determined to read the book.
I have to admit, I had quite high expectations, and somewhat I was pretty disappointed. I will explain.
For the beginning, let’s see who Alejandro Jodorowsky is?
Born to Jewish-Ukrainian and Polish parents in Chile, Alejandro Jodorowsky Prullansky (17 February 1929) is a Chilean-French film and theatre director, screenwriter, playwright, actor, author, poet, producer, composer, musician, comics writer, and spiritual guru, currently living in Paris (France). Read more The Way of Tarot by Alejandro Jodorowsky, book review