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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Understanding Aleister Crowley’s Thoth Tarot.

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. That said I have a massive fascination with his works. I would have appreciated the symbolism much more when I was younger and was really into brain power kinds of things.

Born in Udquette Beach, California and raised in Columbus, Nebraska, he was an aspiring studio musician and recording artist in the lonn, releasing two singles and an album, Charley D.

Understanding Aleister Crowley’s Thoth Tarot

Let’s not stop there. Oct 27, Patrick McConnell rated it it was amazing Shelves: But is is encouraging for any This is a good introduction to the staggeringly complex implications of the Tarot. Lists with This Book. However, each time I cracked open the companion Book of Thoth, I was left confused and frustrated. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x yhoth The author demystify Crowley and gives the necessary background to start to understand the deck.

I now feel I have a solid grasp of the deck and am able to get rich readings from it. If you want something to clarify Crowley’s book, this is fhoth one to go with. The main reason I love the deck is that it is so beautiful. As someone who majored in English in college and respects the proper fuselage of the language, found it very unprofessional on the publisher, editor and proofreaders’ parts that they failed to catch these myriad errors before rushing to publish the book.


Is it the definitive book? In other words, in this age, the holy quest is to discover one’s own way rather than trying to guess what a God wants for you and hope from moment to moment that you are guessing correctly. Now, in clear language, Lon Milo DuQuette provides everythi Aleister Crowley’s Thoth Tarot was his final opus, the culmination of a lifetime of occult study and practice.

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Lon Milo DuQuette is an American singer-song writer, author, lecturer, and occultist, best known as an author who applies humor in the field of Western Hermeticism. Jul 07, Brian rated it it was ok Shelves: With artist Lady Frieda Harris, he condensed the core of his teaching into the 78 cards of the tarot. In a word, we have already met the personalities pictured in these cards, whether or not we knew their names. Second, Lon describes his evolving relationship with the Thoth Tarot.

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Atu V The Hierophant. You need to develop a relashionship with the cards and too much of other peoples opinion can ruin a card for you if you dont study it yourself first and then try to learn how others view it. Another thing this book does well is show the symbolic possibilities tarot offers us in helping us understand and meditate on our lives, world and narratives.

I wouldn’t hesitate to read another of his books. Lon Milo DuQuette has been involved with occult studies since the late 60s and has become an acknowledged and widely-recognized authority within the world of modern occultism. Although Crowley’s own Book of Thoth provides insight into the cards, it is a complicated, dated book.

I feel that maybe he wouldnt state his own opinion much because he doesnt want to say anything that would be objectionable to many members of the OTO but I may be wrong about this. This book is more a beginner book even though the subjects touched are really complex, this is the first book one should read before lob others. A must have reference.

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Just as any book that is on this topic, understanding tends to further progress after reading and the book is closed. Oct 31, Paul Hughes-Barlow rated it liked it. If you are just starting out in tarot or metaphysics this book might be too heavy for you, but the information he clarifies helps create a base to those who started with Waite-Smith style decks. Atu IV The Emperor. These symbols and ancient ideas were part of our falling from our natural state and trapping ourselves in this nightmare world we now live in.

Admittedly I am a skeptic. If one is not fully digging Crowley I would simply tell them that just because one reads someones book and studies their tarot does not mean one has to join the OTO or become a Thelemite although I highly respect them.

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thpth Aug 24, jesse mabus rated it it was amazing Shelves: This seems like an honest and good commentary for the Thoth deck. As duqjette learned in chapter 8, if we look at the ace of any suit under a magic microscope, we first see the four court cards of that suit living comfortably inside.

It is truly the best tool there is for learning esoteric philosophy as there is practically an unlimited amount of info in the cards.