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The seventy-two stages of spiritual development

The Tarot is an accurate map of the Universe. Understanding the architecture of the Tarot deck is part of the learning process. Each of the seventy-eight cards has a precise position on the Zodiac Wheel. The Tarot, on the other … Continue reading

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Tarot of Cyclicity, Therapeutical Edition

The Tarot deck as a whole and each card separately is a mirror. It is a mirror of the night sky and all the planets and stars, and it is a mirror of ourselves. More someone knows and understands, more … Continue reading

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Hexa Tarot – preview

It is called Hexa Tarot and it is my newborn brainchild. It is a hex shaped Tarot deck dealing with the alchemical key to Tarot. It will be delivered in a custom tuck box with an eight-sided, accordion printed mini-booklet. … Continue reading

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The Symbolism of the Tarot

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.

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The essence does not change

“Everything is just the same as it was thousands, and tens of thousands of years ago. The outward form changes. The essence does not change. Man remains just the same. ‘Civilized’ and ‘cultured’ people live with exactly the same interests … Continue reading

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My prison

“As my life passes, I may begin to suspect that I am not what I believe. I am a being who is asleep, a being with no consciousness of himself.

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To know the future

“In order to know the future it is necessary first to know the present in all its details, as well as to know the past. Today is what it is because yesterday was what it was. And if today is … Continue reading

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The difference between objective art and subjective art

“The difference between objective art and subjective art is that in objective art the artist really does ‘create,’ that is, he makes what he intended, he puts into his work whatever ideas and feelings he wants to put into it.

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Knowledge and Understanding

“Knowledge is one thing, understanding is another thing. People often confuse these concepts and do not clearly grasp what is the difference between them. Knowledge by itself does not give understanding. Nor is understanding increased by an increase of knowledge … Continue reading

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Man’s name is legion

“Man such as we know him, the ‘man-machine,’ the man who cannot ‘do,’ and with whom and through whom everything ‘happens,’ cannot have a permanent and single I. His I changes as quickly as his thoughts, feelings, and moods, and … Continue reading

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