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For a very long period of time, tarot was associated not with divination, but with a simple game of cards. Some of the earliest traces of Tarot appearing in history are in fact in the 15th century in northern Italy, with courtiers playing the game, often with gambling involved. Over several hundred years, the practice gained a reputation for being unsavoury, and even a ‘social plague’, until in the late 18th century when it emerged as an occult idea.
In 1781, Antoine Court de Gebelin, a Swiss clergyman, published an enormous study and collection of works called Le Monde Primitif, in... (more)
For someone who has had no previous experience with the world of Tarot, taking the jump and understanding the many complexities that a deck presents can be a daunting challenge. With each card packed with different meanings, its deeply rooted symbolism as well as the interpretation that is left to the reader, there are quite a few things to learn when breaking into the world of Tarot card reading. The following information should give you a brief glimpse in to the realm of the Tarot and hopefully start to alleviate some of the mystery that it is shrouded in.
A typical... (more)
...come to light when viewing the images contained in the text. As a matter of fact, if one examines The Secret Symbols of the Rosicrucians, it will be clear that there is more than meets the eye with respect to the intent and meaning of the Nostradamus prophecies. Many interpretations today of Tarot symbols make it clear that their understanding is not at the esoteric levels.
In my co-authored novel "Waking God"(Books I, II, III), the concept of a Tarot Code was introduced. The book is a mystical treatise in the guise of a spiritual thriller, and states that the Tarot has its roots ... (more)
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