Browsing the archives for the Tarot tag

The Life of Uncle Al

A while back I went on a bit of a Crowley binge.  I wasn’t reading his works or studying his Tarot deck, instead I was studying him.  I read three different biographies in an attempt to learn more about the man behind all of those nasty, naughty stories.  I wanted to know if he really […]

Does Bad History Make it Worthless?

I have written in the past about my concerns about channelled books and about information passed on by those who have left the path, but now I’m wondering about those works which clearly contain “bad history” and other things that are widely known to have been disproved.  Examples that come to mind here are Margaret […]

Anubis Oracle, Tell Me True

Back in December, I signed up for a free teleconference about an oracle deck I had picked up a little while before. The deck is The Anubis Oracle, by Nicky Scully and Star Wolf, illustrated by Kris Waldherr (who created The Goddess Tarot and The Lover’s Path Tarot).  I was really interested to hear what […]

Uncle Al on Tarot

Lately I’ve been reading biographies of Aleister Crowley in an attempt to better understand the man who had a great influence on both the modern Western Mystery Tradition and on Tarot.  Of the three books I read, the last, Do What Thou Wilt: A Life of Aleister Crowley by Lawrence Sutin, was really the only […]