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 learn about and observe. With artist Lady Frieda Harris, he condensed the core of his instructing – 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 ebook. 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 ideas to get probably the most out of the usage of the Thoth deck. Many use the deck merely since the art work is so stunning, however there may be so a lot more to it than that. DuQuette begins with the elemental ancient background of this highly regarded deck earlier than delving into descriptions of every card extensive, from each a purely tarot point of view and from an expanded, magickal standpoint. Each card is described intimately referring to its instantly tarot that means, which is then expanded upon with the entire different attributions Crowley meant. This distinctive information might be of serious passion to all tarot readers who use the Thoth Tarot- particularly the ones in search of correspondences with different occult techniques to strengthen their readings- and might be valuable via scholars of Aleister Crowley’s works.