Absolute Key To Occult Science, The Tarot Of The Bohemians

Absolute Key To Occult Science, The Tarot Of The Bohemians

Papus

This fully illustrated book is intended for initiates of the tarot. Papus is after a ‘Theory of Everything’, and finds evidence for it in the Tarot and a set of correspondences with everything from the tetragrammaton to numerology and astrology. Chapters include: Introduction To The Study Of The Tarot; The Sacred Word Yod-He-Vau-He; The Esoterism Of Numbers; Analogy Between The Sacred Word And Numbers; The Key To The Minor Arcana…

Fortune-Telling by Cards

Fortune-Telling by Cards

Professor P. R. S. Foli

This is a short book on telling fortunes, primarily with a standard deck of playing cards. There is a short two-chapter section at the end about the Tarot. Described are several different spreads, including the 32-card method, the French and Italian methods, the Grand Star, and Etteilla’s Tarot spread.

General Book of the Tarot

General Book of the Tarot

A. E. Thierens

This book was one of the first to try to match the Tarot cards with astrology. Beginning with a theoretical section, it then discusses each card. Another feature of this book is a comparison of characteristics attributed to each card by some of the previous writers such as Waite and Papus. Includes images of the Rider-Waite-Smith deck of each card.

The Illustrated Key to the Tarot

The Illustrated Key to the Tarot

L. W. De Laurence

From the Book cover: The Veil Of Divination Illustrating The Greater And Lesser Arcana Embracing The Veil And Its Symbols. Secret Tradition Under The Veil Of Divination. Art Of Tarot Divination. Outer Method Of The Oracles. The Tarot In History. Inner Symbolism. The Greater Keys.

The Magical Ritual of the Sanctum Regnum

The Magical Ritual of the Sanctum Regnum

Eliphas Levi

This posthumous publication is a translation by William Wynn Westcott, co-founder of the ‘Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn’, of an unpublished French manuscript by Lévi, then owned by the spiritualist Edward Maitland. It includes eight of the author’s drawings. Each short chapter outlines the meaning of one of the twenty-two tarot trumps…

The Pictorial Key to the Tarot

The Pictorial Key to the Tarot

Arthur Edward Waite

With over 150 illustrations. Although there were many Tarot decks prior to the Rider-Waite-Smith deck, and many after, none has gripped the popular imagination as much as this set. Waite covers the significance and deeper implications of each card, and gives practical instructions as to how to conduct a reading. The symbolism of the Rider-Waite-Smith…

The Secret Teachings of All Ages

The Secret Teachings of All Ages

Manly P. Hall

With over 200 black and white illustrations. If you read this book in its entirety you will be in a good position to dive into subjects such as the Qabbala, Alchemy, Tarot, Ceremonial Magic, Neo-Platonic Philosophy, Mystery Religions, and the theory of Rosicrucianism and Freemasonry. Each of the nearly 50 chapters is so dense with information…

The Symbolism Of The Tarot

The Symbolism Of The Tarot

P.D. Ouspensky

P.D. Ouspensky was a leading and influential figure in occult and mystical thought and philosophy, most famous for his seminal work, Tertium Organum. Here he delves into the mystical symbolism of the Major Arcana of the tarot; this book reads more like poetry than a ‘how to’ book, and will illuminate your imagination with visions that will add depth and meaning to your readings…

The Tarot

The Tarot

S. L. MacGregor Mathers

Revised and expanded edition of Mathers’ original treatise. Three methods of reading cards are included, along with instructions for the game of tarot, which can be played by two or three people. This is a classic text that will be appreciated by anyone interested in the study of the tarot.