Duquette, Lon Milo – Understanding Aleister Crowley’s Thoth Tarot – Free ebook download as PDF File .pdf) or read book online for free. A comprehensive written and YouTube review of Understanding Aleister Crowleys Thoth Tarot by Lon Milo Duquette. Has he done it justice. Lon Milo DuQuette (Goodreads Author). · Rating details · 1, ratings · 38 reviews. Aleister Crowley’s Thoth Tarot was his final opus, the culmination of a.
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Book ratings by Goodreads. His books the ones I’ve read may be omitted. This book explains perfectly in the first half everything basic that distinguishes this deck from other, as well as explaining all of the basic ideas one should know of Crowleys in order to be able to appreciate the major themes going on in the deck that are unique to this one. You’ll be missing a lot. With artist Lady Frieda Harris, he condensed the core of his teaching into the 78 cards of the tarot.
Since he has been a National and International governing officer of Ordo Templi Orientis, a religious and fraternal organization founded in the early part of the 20th century.
This is the first point of call for those wishing to study this deck, and actually I think it is invaluable for those who want to learn more about the tarot full stop.
Go buy something worth the money. Aleister is a brilliant man. Again all of this information is very useful to the reader. There are only four—the four aces.
Lon Milo Duquette: Thoth Tarot Book Review
Just because you love this deck doesnt mean that your path lies with Thelema although honestly in a less literal sense whose path is not their true Will? Aug 09, William rated it it was amazing. The author demystify Crowley and gives the necessary background to start to understand diquette deck. I would recommend learning astrology at least to a basic degree to fully appreciate tarot as the cards are based off astrology as well as Qabalah which is also based off astrology as well as other things.
This unique guide has been updated with a new introduction that provides information on the unicursal hexagram cards included with the deck but never explained. That which disappointed me the most was that he could not figure out why the arrangement of the Kerubim in the Hierophan This is a good reference to have, but several things about it bothered me. In loh word, we have already met the personalities pictured in these cards, whether or not we knew their names.
A great primer on Tarot and Qabbalah, while staying fun and easy to read. Jan 28, Princessjay rated it it was amazing Shelves: This pattern repeats milp varying degrees throughout the minor arcana cards. This is a good intro and commentary on Crowley’s Thoth deck.
Every time I tried to dive into it, I was enchanted by Lady Frieda Harris’ beautiful imagery of the deck and so wanted to use it. Mar 04, Emma rated it it was amazing. Couple of items worth noting.
Other reviewers have complained Of course, if you have been following along with my other Lon Milo DuQuette book reviews, you have figured out that I enjoy his writing style. Open Yarot See a Problem? A bit easier to read, or along side of the Book of Thoth. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Replaces ISBN show more.
Lon Milo Duquette: Thoth Tarot Book Review – Esoteric Meanings
If I read tarot again. Atu I The Magus.
The first part consists of an introduction to the background philosophy behind the Thoth Tarot and is by far the best section of the Book. As Zerzan says, the advent of symbolic and abstract thought is the true fall from the proverbial “garden of eden.
Understanding Aleister Crowley’s Thoth Tarot
I would have tart the symbolism much more when I was younger and was really into brain power kinds of things. This is a good introduction to the staggeringly complex implications of the Tarot.
The only chapter I appreciated was his discussion of guardian angels as it seemed to make some sense. Now 4 stars, up one from before.
In order to understand the former, you need the latter and the author is a well known authority plus a really funny guy when you get to meet him! I love his brain!! I have work to do.
Cant decide if this was helpful or misleading The second half doesn’t offer a ton of information a DWTW! Nov 09, Thursday rated it it was ok. He is such a wonderful guide to explore this subject with. There are a zillion methods to obtain similar ends. An example is shown in the diagram below: That said I have a massive fascination with his works. Sep 09, Peter Williams rated it it was amazing Shelves: It’s really a shame because Lon Milo Du Quartet is a “hermetic miilo to me and I doubt that he intentionally ignored the syntax and structure of of our language considering his attention to the finest details of the magical system he writes about in this excellent resource on the Tarot.
DuQuette is a great writer!
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