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The traditional upright and reversed meaning of all the 78 Tarot cards in one video

The Golden Hermetic and Fortune Telling Tarot deck aka Papus in a Tin Box is a traditional Tarot deck based on the teachings of Etteilla (Jean-Baptiste Alliette), Éliphas Lévi, S. L. MacGregor Mathers founder and head of the Hermetic Order … Continue reading

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The Book of Thoth aka. The Grand Etteilla

Tarot became quite popular – exoteric – in the last few hundreds of years, and we owe that to the French cartomancer and fortune teller Jean-Baptiste Alliette. Jean-Baptiste was born to working-class parents in Paris in 1738 and worked as … Continue reading

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The Etteilla Esoteric Tarot deck

“Etteilla” is the pseudonym of Jean-Baptiste Alliette (1738 – 12 December 1791). Etteilla is simply the reverse of his surname. He was the French occultist who was the first to popularise tarot divination to a wide audience back in 1785, … Continue reading

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The Etteilla Tarot deck, The Book of Thoth

“Etteilla” is the pseudonym of Jean-Baptiste Alliette (1738 – 12 December 1791). Etteilla is simply the reverse of his surname. He was the French occultist who was the first to popularise tarot divination to a wide audience back in 1785, … Continue reading

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The Grand Etteilla Tarot Deck

“Etteilla” is the pseudonym of Jean-Baptiste Alliette (1738 – 12 December 1791). Etteilla is simply the reverse of his surname. He was the French occultist who was the first to popularise tarot divination to a wide audience back in 1785, … Continue reading

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