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Reading Tarot Cards Revealed

Reading Tarot Cards Revealed

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note of the direction to face when drawing these hexagrams. Also note the archetypal element to which each is associated. The first thing you should be aware of is that the elements associated with the quarters of the circle have changed. This is because on a higher plane, the archetypal elements are associated with different quadrants.

Each triangle begins at the apex (even if the triangle is inverted and the apex is at the bottom), and the figure is drawn counterclockwise until it returns to its point of origination. In the diagrams following, start drawing at the point numbered 1 and move in the direction of the arrow until you complete the triangle. Then start at the point numbered 2 and move in the direction of the arrow until you complete the second triangle. Note that the hexagram of the West has a common line, however for clarity it is shown as two separate triangles.

Before moving on to the next part of this lesson, it is time to alter the instructions for the Tarot Completion Ritual. You should by now be using all of the Major Arcana cards in this ritual. When you choose a card in this advanced version, imagine yourself as the main character in the card. You may change the sex of the main figure of the card so that the sex of that character matches your own. If there is no main character, or no human character, simply put yourself into the card anywhere. Visualize yourself in the card. Once you feel that you are "in" the card, will your eyes to open. If your physical eyes are closed do not open them, however. When your psychic eyes are open, look around. See everything in the card from the view of yourself within the card. Try to see what is behind the designs of which you can normally only see the front. Most importantly, determine if you can "see" anything beyond the edge of the card. Don't do anything, just look. Do not attempt to move or go anywhere. Then, will your psychic eyes to close and return to normal consciousness. Record your experience, whether or not you experienced any unusual sights, sounds, smells, tastes, feelings or sensations, in your Magickal Diary. Take the next seven days to read over what you have done so far in this lesson and practice this Advanced Tarot Contemplation Ritual. Then move on to the next section.

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The Illustrated Key To The Tarot

The Illustrated Key To The Tarot

The pathology of the poet says that the undevout astronomer is mad the pathology of the very plain man says that the genius is mad and between these extremes, which stand for ten thousand analogous excesses, the sovereign reason takes the part of a moderator and does what it can. I do not think that there is a pathology of the occult dedications, but about their extravagances no one can question, and it is not less difficult than thankless to act as a moderator regarding them.

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