Category Archives: Meaning

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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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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Cartomancy and timing

One of the frequently debated issues regarding cartomancy is the determination of time. Nowadays, cartomancers use different, sometimes quite out of the box, methods for determining the time associated with the cards.

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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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Is he cheating on me?

True story. A couple of years ago, a woman client contacted me and requested a reading regarding her relationship. She was married, and she suspected that her husband had cheated her. Normally, I would decline this kind of reading politely, … Continue reading

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