Author(s): Lon Milo Duquette
Understanding Aleister Crowley’s Thoth Tarot used to be his ultimate opus, the fruits of an entire life of occult find out about and apply. With artist Lady Frieda Harris, he condensed the core of his educating – astrology, Qabbalah, magick, gematria and numerology, and alchemy- into the 78 playing cards of the tarot. Although Crowley’s personal Book of Thoth supplies perception into the playing cards, this can be a sophisticated, dated guide. What has been lacking, and what Crowley authority Lon Milo DuQuette has created, is an introductory textual content for the deck. In transparent language, DuQuette supplies the whole thing you wish to have to learn about Crowley’s basic rules to get essentially the most out of the usage of the Thoth deck. Many use the deck merely since the paintings is so stunning, however there may be so a lot more to it than that. DuQuette begins with the elemental ancient background of this very popular deck ahead of delving into descriptions of each and every card extensive, from each a purely tarot viewpoint and from an expanded, magickal perspective. Each card is described intimately relating to its instantly tarot that means, which is then expanded upon with all of the different attributions Crowley supposed. This distinctive information shall be of significant pastime to all tarot readers who use the Thoth Tarot- particularly the ones on the lookout for correspondences with different occult programs to make stronger their readings- and shall be valuable through scholars of Aleister Crowley’s works.