Starts: Monday 12 October 2009 for 22 weeks. There are a couple of breaks and we finish around Easter next year.
Time: 7pm to 9pm
Location: Newtown (Sydney, NSW) Address provided on confirmation of payment.
Cost: $120. Your place is confirmed once payment is received.
Aleister Crowley, has been hailed as both a prophet of a new era of brotherhood and equality, and also as the Wickedest Man In The World. Who was he? Saint or sinner?
The Tarot deck he created , the Thoth Tarot is the most popular tarot deck in the world and is certainly one of the most enigmatic and beautiful decks available.
Join our study group and learn to read Tarot for yourself and others, while on a journey of spiritual and magickal growth. The programme is aimed at the beginner but people of all levels of experience are welcome.
– Explore the Tree of Life through discussion and practical work such as scrying and path working
– Investigate the astrological and Qabalistic correspondences of each card
– Study each of the Major Arcana and their Paths
– Study the Minor Arcana with their related Sephira
– Develop clairvoyance and intuition
– Find your personal Tarot cards
– Learn how to read Tarot for ourselves and others
22 weeks might seem like a long time but chances are we’ll barely scratch the surface. The study of Tarot opens a door a new Universe. Something about working with Tarot, whether you delve into its esoteric aspects or not, will propel you into a higher level of consciousness and psychic awareness. You will see your own soul reflected in the Tarot and as your understanding of one grows, so grows the other.
We will also be doing some exercises to develop psychic senses and those who are so inclined will find that the daily practice of Qabalistic rituals such as the LBRP (or it’s variants), Middle Pillar etc will help them assimilate the material and develop this aspect of themselves.
Qabalah underpins the Western Mystery Tradition and is the foundation of magickal theory and practice but if you’re eyes are already glazing over rest assured there’s nothing boring or difficult about it.
The Qabalistic Tree of Life is a perfect map of the human psyche and you’ll recognise yourself in every aspect of it. It’s the perfect tool for personal and spiritual growth and Tarot makes it very easy to grasp.
You will need to get your own Thoth deck. It comes in a couple of different sizes. The larger one is good for studying the images, but the smaller one is easier to handle. A magnifying glass might help too as the cards are packed full of symbols that can be hard to see if you don’t have great vision.
I recommend you get ‘The Thoth Companion’ by Michael Osiris Snuffin as well as the ‘Book of Thoth’ by Aleister Crowley. If you only get one to start with, get the Snuffin book because it’s easier to understand.
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