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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

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 […]

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 […]

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 Joy of Wordplay

Enrique Enriquez “There will be prolonged disagreement on the more or less figurative sense that Rimbaud (who was nourished, as we cannot insist too often, on occult reading) wished to have attributed to the words ‘alchemy of the word’, and it will be asked whether the whole secret of the passionate interest aroused successively, within […]

From Tarot and Other Meditation Decks

by Emily E. Auger ebook available 2011: www.mcfarlandpub.com From Tarot and Other Meditation Decks: History, Theory, Aesthetics, Typology © 2004 Emily E. Auger by permission of McFarland & Company, Inc., Box 611, Jefferson NC 28640. www.mcfarlandpub.com The recent history of Tarot is part of the developing cultural importance of the individual and subjective life, particularly […]

Meditation on the Nineteenth Major Arcanum of the Tarot

extract from the book Meditations on the Tarot THE SUN – LE SOLEIL The preceding Arcanum—"The Moon"—confronted us with the task of human intelligence to liberate itself from the magical enchantment which separates it from spontaneous wisdom, and to unite itself with the latter, i.e. to arrive at intuition. The nineteenth Arcanum—"The Sun"— is that […]

A poetry of the Tarot

Shane W Kendal It was the English Romantics in the early 19th century who first expressed the idea that poetry, and the proces of its making, was in some ways a sacred art. In Defence of Poetry Shelley gave poets the status of ‘unacknowledged legislators of the world‘. For me, that sums up the mysterious, […]

The Boiardo Poem (15th century)

Tarotpedia translation > www.tarotpedia.com/wiki/Boiardo Some time between circa 1460 – 1494, Count Matteo Maria Boiardo wrote a poem about cards, the structure of which either mimics or anticipates tarot: apart from the brief opening and closing sonets, the first four ‘chapters’ (of five) have fourteen parts, and the fifth twenty-two. This mirrors precisely tarot as […]

Working with Children: Tarot creations

by Roxanne Flornoy (with an addendum by Jean-Michel David) www.tarot-history.com Jean-Claude Flornoy and I live at the foot of a Medieval village in Western France. The town’s historical interest make it a favourite destination for teachers who wish to organise an instructive school outing for their classes. Diverse local options allow a fairly wide choice […]