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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This chapter essentially concludes the book and starts on page Plus it seemed as though you needed a deep understanding of Qabalah, astrology, alchemy, Thelema, various mythologies, etc. My heart is now elsewhere. There are only four—the four aces. Refresh and try again. He married to his high school sweetheart, Constance Jean Duquette. I have read through this writing only two times and would imagine that I would find even more use after further reading again.

And then I bought this book. He provides just enough background understanding on astrology, Thelema, and Crowley’s personal symbolism, in clear and simple prose, to launch one upon an easier exploratory course into esotericism than the one I just endured. Deputy Grand Master of the O. He is clearly a scholar of Crowley, Thelema and Tarot, and can deliver scholarly wisdom directly. Fascinating book thlth the Thoth Tarot.

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My heart is elsewhere. These are strong images and worthy as the objects of study and meditation in themselves. Apr 03, Ryan rated it liked it.

Atu IX The Hermit. Atu VI The Lovers. Understanding Aleister Crowley’s Thoth Tarot: Aleister Crowley’s Thoth Tarot was his final opus, the culmination of a lifetime of occult study and practice. Each background material is given a chapter to give you a brief, but solid background on Qabalah, hermetic symbolism, and the basics of Thelema and Aleister Crowley. Also, after reading, I feel I actually understand The Book of Thoth to a degree, meaning I can read it and can figure out what is being said through the symbolism.


Jul 29, Strangerealms rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is a good reference to have, but several things about it bothered me. I also strongely suggest reading the Book of Thoth after you read this. Selected pages Title Page.

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Jul 07, Brian rated it it was ok Shelves: Atu XV The Devil. There are many useful facts about the Thoth Tarot herein that everyone ought to know, who uses that deck. Feb 10, Glenda rated it it was amazing. The author demystify Crowley and gives the necessary background to start to understand the deck.

On the plus side, there are several quotes from letters to and from Crowley, Lady Harris and others that would otherwise be very difficult to find elsewhere. The chapters on colors, qabbala, tree of life, etc.

Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? This book is a must for those who duquwtte want to use and understand the Thoth tarot. He then outlines all the things he wished he had when he started out.

This had the potential to be the most informative book on the Thoth Deck and it started well but he just seemed to run out of steam when suquette got to the cards themselves. 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.

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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 hhoth is also based off astrology as well as other things. Consult the Master directly for true enlightenment.

Understanding Aleister Crowley’s Thoth Tarot

It sets the scene perfectly for the deck and is easy to follow. 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. Even were you never to use the cards for “divination” at all, they each touch on archetypal patterns and universal forces. I enjoyed that there were short letters between Harris and Crowley on individual cards at the beginning of each card chapter, if I recall, that really help and are just interesting.


Apr 03, Rob rated it it was amazing. Sep 01, Krapp rated it really liked it Recommends it for: 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.

Lon Milo Duquette: Thoth Tarot Book Review – Esoteric Meanings

That which disappointed me the most was that he could not figure out why the arrangement of duqutte Kerubim in the Hierophan This is a good reference to have, but several things about it bothered me. I come away from taot this thinking Crowley was a rather arrogant, cultural appropriator that over thought things to the extreme.

The second half doesn’t offer a ton of information a DWTW! I pedistoolozed him and didnt accept that although his system of practice in book 4, for instance, is very intelligent that it just isnt for me and that although I can talk all day with a person who practices ceremonial magick that it just isnt for me, at least not in the ways I usually come across it. The other fifty-two cards the sixteen court cards and the thirty-six small cardslive inside the four aces.

Atu V The Hierophant.

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