Category Archives: Art

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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Working with the Hexa Tarot

Inspired partly by the Endless Column, and partly by the subtle connection between the cards, the Hexa Tarot is an exclusive alchemical deck. The Endless Column is

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The seventy-eight Tarot card and their attributions

When it comes to the interpretation of the cards, most commonly, people prefer the so-called Waite method associated with the Rider-Waite-Smith deck and subsequently the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. Another highly popular method is the one associated with … Continue reading

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Another look at the Court Cards, part one

The Knight of Wands, Queen of Disks and Page of Swords. The Court Cards are the super-humans of the deck of cards. They are the gods-chosen, the representatives of the gods in our world. For example, the Two, Three and … Continue reading

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Archetypes and iconography

“…the Alphabet of Thoth can be dimly traced in the modern Tarot which can be had at almost every bookseller in Paris. As for it being understood or utilised, the many fortune-tellers in Paris, who make a professional living by … Continue reading

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Reading with the Magic Tarot by Frederic Lionel

Frédéric Lionel was born on 17 July 1908, in Amphion les Bains, France. “The Magic Tarot: Vehicle of Eternal Wisdom” was published initially in Franch by Editions du Rocher in 1980. The English translation I own was published in 1982 … Continue reading

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Aquarian Hermetic Tarot (2019)

Hermeticism, also called Hermetism, is a philosophical and esoteric tradition based primarily upon the writings attributed to Hermes Trismegistus. The name Hermes Trismegistus in Ancient Greek means ‘thrice-greatest Hermes’ and was translated into Latin as “Mercurius ter Maximus”.Hermes Trismegistus may … Continue reading

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The Hermit in Botticelli’s Temptations of Christ

The Temptations of Christ is a fresco by the Italian Renaissance painter Sandro Botticelli, executed in 1480–1482 and located in the Sistine Chapel, Rome. In 1480 Botticelli, together with a couple other Florentine painters, left for Rome, where he had … Continue reading

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Lions Gateway Tarot by Jessica Leigh Henry

In a globalised and digitalised world, humanity seems to lose its way. Although it may have been a long and subtle process, the signs of disaster are more obvious nowadays than ever before. The Tarot deck is one of the … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones Tarot

Truth to be told, I am one of the very few individuals from the Western civilisation who was not infected by the Game of Thrones virus. It is not a good thing, nor a bad thing, it is just a … Continue reading

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