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What Does The Deck Say? March 10 2015

The Thoth Tarot is a Love It or Leave It deck. It can be used without knowledge of Thelema or the means by which Crowley arrived at his meanings. Or you can peek into the rabbit hole, and find a new world to explore. Keep in mind that Crowley’s Knights are the same as Waite’s Kings, and Crowley’s Princes are the same as Waite’s Knights. Why? Because Crowley.

Today’s Cards: 5 of Swords, 7 of Disks, & 8 of Disks. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? March 10 2015

What Does The Deck Say? January 17 2015

The Bosch Tarot is a series of collages based on the paintings of Hieronymus Bosch. Using a unique set of meanings that is not derived from Waite, it will sometimes read direct, and sometimes read like a koan. It is a good deck for introspection and examination of internal motives.

Today’s cards: Queen of Wands, 7 of Swords, & 8 of Pentacles. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? January 17 2015

What Does The Deck Say? January 10 2015

The Bosch Tarot is a series of collages based on the paintings of Hieronymus Bosch. Using a unique set of meanings that is not derived from Waite, it will sometimes read direct, and sometimes read like a koan. It is a good deck for introspection and examination of internal motives.

Today’s cards: The Emperor, 8 of Pentacles, & Knave of Chalices. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? January 10 2015

What Does The Deck Say? October 09 2014

The Sweeney Tarot was designed to read with reversals. Having the expected 78 cards, one could use any system of meanings with it. However Lee Bradford has put deep thought into the meanings of the Sweeney Tarot, making sure it is approachable by all and without occult or religious concerns that would restrict its audience or use.

Today’s cards: 8 of Coinsrv, 10 of Wandsrv, & King of Wands. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? October 09 2014

8 of Pentacles

A young man wearing a crafting apron straddles a low bench. A disk is propped up against a working block, held in place by the chisel in his left hand. His right hand holds a small crafting hammer upright, and he seems to be in the moment before bringing it down against the chisel. A five-pointed star has already been formed on the work in progress. On the ground under him is a completed pentagram. Leaning on the bench before him, facing the viewer, is yet another. Mounted on the wall rising up the side of the card are five more pentagrams, bring the total depicted to eight. He is working outdoors under a cloudless sky. In the far distance is seen a keep and a path leading up the hill into it. Continue reading 8 of Pentacles