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Why Meditate on the Tarot?

Cultivate the Seed of Self-Transcendence: The Self is a relation that relates to itself and to the power which grounds it (cf. Kierkegaard). The idea of “the separate self” is an illusion to be transcended. Serious Students May Reasonably Aspire … Continue reading

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The Hanged Man — Again!!!

Don’t be surprised if we return again and again to this arrangement of images with our primary focus, perhaps, remaining on The Hanged Man.   In any event, consider, for a moment, that Christianity, construed as an exoteric tradition, is designed for … Continue reading

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New “RWS Style” Tarot Trumps

“TeenyTinyTarot” © is proud to introduce this new set of Waite Smith style tarot trumps based on the original Waite Smith design, first published in 1910 (or 1909, depending on who you talk to).  As you may have already guessed, … Continue reading

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Study Guide VII. The Chariot

A new “study guide” for  Letter VII on The Chariot has just been posted.  While reading this summary is obviously no substitute for reading the original, it should offer a good review for those already familiar the text and may … Continue reading

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A Metaphysical Reading of the Tarot Suits

[Editor’s Note:  The PDF of this material has been significantly revised (at least twice!), but it may not have been completely revised in the article, below (Download PDF).  More recently, however, it taken on another form:  Neoplatonic Symbolism in the Tarot … Continue reading

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Marseille Montage On Instagram

Nice montage of Major Arcana from the Tarot of Marseille — can you find them all!?  Enjoy! 🙂 (posted on Instagram by Luiz Carlos Tuca Guimarães) –>  The CBD Tarot of Marseille  

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The CBD Tarot de Marseille by Dr. Yoav Ben-Dov

Introducing the CBD Tarot by Dr. Yoav Ben-Dov: To be fair, our TeenyTinyTarot © Trumps are especially designed with Valentin Tomberg’s “Christian Hermeticism” in mind.  They’re great for personal study, meditation, and contemplation–and they are very inexpensive!  But for those … Continue reading

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Christianity, Platonism, and the Tarot of Marseille

This document grew out of a student’s question.  The student inquired as follows: “…a couple of questions on the tarot card analogy that was discussed this past class. Do the tarot cards have a specific order in which they can … Continue reading

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Side by Side with the Solitary Man

“The Hermit of the ninth Card is a man of heart, a solitary man who is walking.” “The Hermit is neither deep in meditation or study nor is he engaged in work or action. He is walking. This means to … Continue reading

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Review by Fr. Thomas Keating

Book Review: Meditations on the Tarot * by Fr. Thomas Keating, OSCO This work was originally written in French. A German translation with an introduction by Hans Urs von Balthasar appeared in 1972. A second revised German translation was published … Continue reading

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