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And I don’t have time for destiny. Understanding Aleister Crowley’s Thoth Tarot: He rarely offers any of his own views and insights and here lies my main toth with the book. The use of color is great.
I presume the idea is dkquette the reader would not bother with Crowley’s masterpiece, thinking they had already learnt everything. He married to his Lon Milo DuQuette is an American singer-song writer, author, lecturer, and occultist, best known as an author who applies humor in the field of Western Hermeticism. So this chapter is pretty much an exact copy of The Book of Thoth in terms of the divination and card meanings which again comes across as very weak to me and having a lack of confidence in the subject matter.
Al the other trumps live inside and issue from the Fool. Soror, “The accompanying booklet was dashed off by Aleister Crowley, without help from parents. Nov millo, Thursday rated lob it was ok.
DuQuette himself is amusing, entertaining, avuncular. I would look at a card for a few minutes thogh least and then read about the card and then study it again a bit. These symbols and ancient ideas were part of our falling from our natural state and trapping ourselves in this nightmare world we now live in.
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This pattern repeats to varying degrees throughout the minor arcana cards. That which disappointed me the most was that he could not figure out why the arrangement of the Kerubim in the Hierophant and Universe cards were as they are, and why they differ from traditional attributions.
But then again, Crowley himself indicates in his own pseudonymous introduction as S. Paperbackpages. And I’m not particularly impressed with Mr. Mostly I just wanted the card reference but I suffered through the terrible conversational yet obscure rants of DuQuette. Sep 23, A rated it did not like it Shelves: I wouldn’t hesitate to read another of his thith. The chapters on colors, qabbala, tree of life, etc.
Atu XV The Devil. Lon Milo DuQuette is an American singer-song writer, author, lecturer, and occultist, best known as an author who applies humor in the field of Western Hermeticism.
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Back to the book. Qabalah was explained enough to get a basic understanding of how to learn how the cards relate to it. I suppose I would recommend it to a beginner who finds “The Book of Thoth” way too difficult. At the beginning of this year I decided to give it another shot. I love the changes he has made in the major arcana and most of all I love how he has given each minor thoh card a title, as this is a Major upgrade from the rider waite.
Couple of items worth noting. At the end, it may still just be a beautiful window to you, but the difficult exercise of trying to fathom its composition and meaning will bear a secret fruit: Well this is interesting and all in a hyper intellectual kind of way.
As is this book and I recommend this deck more than anything I have come across in any area of fuquette except food and water. Jan 13, Alan Tate rated it really liked it. That obscure posthumous note from “The Vision And The Voice” was completely off, especially since the Princes in the court card contradict that duqkette.
The below review doesn’t reflect that. Expect dives into color, numerology, Kaballah, symbols, and letters between Crowley and Harris. Atu VI The Lovers. It’s all truly embarrassing.
Another thing this book does well is show the symbolic possibilities tarot offers us in helping us understand and meditate on our lives, world and narratives. Apr 03, Ryan rated it liked it. I read this to keep calm during pre election week.
Is it the definitive book?
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