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Tarotpedia

The Boiardo 15th c Poem
Tarot history in brief

quotations from various people

Functions of Readings
What is Tarot?


Anonymous

Med. on XVIIII

Emily E. Auger

Tarot and Other Meditation Decks

L. Atkinson

Orphalese Software review

S. Arwen

Memory & Instinct

Kathy Berkowitz

Waite's Mystical Tradition (Pt 1)
Waite's Mystical Tradition (Pt 2)
Waite's Mystical Tradition (Pt 3)
Waite's Mystical Tradition (Pt 4)

Nina L. Braden

Tarot in Literature

David Brice

Birth of Tarot

Colin Browne

Square & Compasses Tarot

Lee A. Bursten

Journeys in Tarot Creation
Vachetta review

E.C.

Review: The Lo Scarabeo Story

Ross G. Caldwell

Tarot History

Bonnie Cehovet

Tarology - Poetics of Tarot
Review: Secret of Tarot
The Mystereum Tarot

N. Chishty-Mujahid

Concerning Ghisi’s Laberinto

Craig Conley

A House of Tarot Cards

A.B. Crowther

Rachel Pollack interview

Jean-Michel David

On Paneurythmy and Tarot
Tarot's expression of the numinous
Yarker, Tarot & Arcane Schools
Waite-Smith Sun card
The Fool as Wandering Jew
Tarot as Christian Art
Education through Tarot
Tarot: the vatical & the sacral
Fortuna, Ass & Monkey
Steiner and Tarot
1701 Dodal restored!
Enc. Tarot vol I-IV: review
Christ, World & Sin
Caveat Emptor:
       Visual Tarot

Tarot & AlefBeit
Review: Jean Payen Tarot
Tarot and Freemasonry
I-Ching and Pip Cards
Whither directing your course?
Tarot & the Tree of Life
Ovid, Egypt and Tarot
When the Devil isn't the Devil
Four elements and the suits
Court Cards & MBTI
Certification & Codes
Jean Dodal Marseille
Conference FAQs
Golden Dawn
Kabalah & Tarot
Golden Tarot review
Annual spread
Iraqi Museum
Two Brief TdM reviews
Meditations on the Tarot

Enrique Enriquez

The Joy of Wordplay
J-C. Flornoy interview
Embodied Tarot
Indirect Suggestions
Whispering to the Eye

Mark Filipas

History of Egyptian Decks
Lexicon Theory

Jean-Claude Flornoy

in memorium
from Oral Tradition

Roxanne Flornoy

Children and Tarot
from Oral Tradition

Mary Greer

Killing the Thoth Deck
On the Tarot of the Four Worlds
Egypt, Tarot and Mystery School Initiations

William Haigwood

The Sixties: Counterculture Tarot

Alissa Hall

Parlour Tricks

Kris Hadar

The Tarot

Claas Hoffmann

Crowley-Harris 'Thoth' deck

Michael J. Hurst

Tarot Symbolism review

K. Frank Jensen

Century with the Waite-Smith

Shane Kendal

A Poetry of Tarot

Ken J. Killeen

The Metaphysical Bible

Barbara Klaser

Language of Tarot

E. Koretaka

Cardinal Virtues

Dovid Krafchow

Kabbalistic Tarot

Lisa Larson

Perceptions of Spirituality

Suzan E. Lemont

Therapeutic Tarot Work

Eric K. Lerner

Diloggun and Tarot

N. Levine

Tarot of Prague review

C. Liknaitzky

Journey in Ceramics

Joep van Loon

Tarot Wheel

Karen Mahony

Prague

S.J. Mangan

Fool, Alef & Orion

Robert Mealing

Petrarch’s Triumphs
Jean Noblet Tarot
Hunting the "true" Marseille Tarot
Cary Sheet

Fern Mercier

Playing the Fool

C. de Mellet

Inquiries into Tarot

Sophie Nusslé

Fantastic Menagerie

Robert V. O'Neill

Tarot Symbolism
Tower Iconology

Michael Owen

Xultun Tarot

Dan Pelletier

Magic Manga Tarot
the Blank Spot

Robert M. Place

The Fool's Journey

Debra Rosenthal

Looking at the Jacques Vieville

Mjr Tom Schick

Tarot Lovers Calendar

Inna Semetsky

Counseling Reading for Spouses
Learning the language of images
Re-Symbolization of Self
Tarot (dis)contents

Diana Sobolewska

'Bateleur's tale'

Russell Sturgess

Jesus's New Testament

N. Swift

Sufism & Tarot

Arthur E. Waite

Symbols of Tarot

In Memoriam: K. Frank Jensen (1933-2016)

Compiled by Lyn Howarth-Olds (New Zealand) Friend and honoured to be assisting in the management of the K. Frank Jensen Collection It is with great sadness that the Tarot world said goodbye this week to a wonderfully unique human-being, K. Frank Jensen (Denmark). He was 83. Frank’s interest in Tarot began in the early ’70s. […]

On the ‘Original’ Tarot Sequence Ordering and its Iconography

by Jean-Michel David – fourhares.com In 1947, Gérard Van Rijnberk published in Lyon (France) his now relatively little known yet often referenced and influential Le Tarot: Histoire; Iconographie; Esotérisme. Of course, he claims not so much originality for the bulk that he presents, but rather the careful inclusion of the research and insights that had […]

Arthur Waite’s Secret Mystical Tradition and the Waite-Smith Tarot

by Kathy Berkowitz   Journey of the Soul (Continued) This is the last essay in a series of essays that compares Saint Bonaventure’s The Soul’s Journey into God with Arthur Waite’s Trumps from his 1910 Tarot. Despite the popularity of the Waite-Smith Tarot, few have explored Arthur Waite’s mysticism outside of the magical tradition of […]

The Mat as the Fol (or Fou; Fool)

It’s an interesting story: what does ‘mat’ actually mean or to what does it refer? A sensing-in-the-dark type of answer I have previously provided has included its plausible reference to chess and its arabic provenance as ‘death’ or ‘kill’ (as in ‘check-mate’ – from ‘shah mat’, meaning ‘king dead’). But to be honest, I have […]

Arthur Waite’s Secret Mystical Tradition and the Waite-Smith Tarot

by Kathy Berkowitz   Journey of the Soul (Continued) This is part III of a series of essays that explores Bonaventure’s mystical tradition and its influence on the 1910 Waite-Smith Tarot. Saint Bonaventure’s (1217-1274) The Soul’s Journey to God follows the contemplative method of Pseudo-Dionysius (5th Century). Both Bonaventure and Pseudo-Dionysius were on the recommended […]

Arthur Waite’s Secret Mystical Tradition and the Waite-Smith Tarot

by Kathy Berkowitz   Journey of the Soul (Continued) This is part II of a series of essays where I argue that Arthur Waite’s 1910 Tarot’s hidden tradition is Bonaventure’s (1217-1274) Soul’s Journey into God, which follows the contemplative method of Pseudo Dionysius the Areopagite (5th Century). Both Bonaventure’s and Dionysius’s books are prominent in […]

John Yarker, Tarot, and the Arcane Schools

by Jean-Michel David John Yarker is perhaps best remembered for his highly active involvement in Freemasonry in especially the UK around the turn of the 20th Century. He was not only instrumental in keeping alive a number of various Orders that had either already ceased active existence, or were on the brink of oblivion. He […]

Arthur Waite’s Secret Mystical Tradition and the Waite-Smith Tarot

by Kathy Berkowitz   Introduction: Arthur E. Waite’s 1910 Tarot deck is one of the most popular Tarots in the contemporary world. Yet despite Waite’s deck having captured the hearts and minds of two generations of Tarotists, Waite himself has not shared in this popularity. The general consensus is that Waite owes his Tarot’s success […]

The Fool as Wandering Jew

by Jean-Michel David During Mediæval times, the legend of the wandering Jew gained popular recognition. I have previously (around 2003 on Aeclectic’s TarotForum) written some comments that indicates possible connections between the Fool and the Wandering Jew – what we shall be briefly looking at here are not only some of those references, but also […]

The Tarot Wheel

a tripartite view on the internal structure of the Visconti Sforza Tarot By Joep van Loon As all human made concepts, Tarot has not been created immediately in its final form. In the beginning of its existence, in 15th century Northern Italy, there were a lot of different stages before the Tarot crystallized in the […]