Category archives: Meditations on the Tarot

The Minor Arcana: The World of Action

“The ‘worlds’ or ‘spheres’ of pentacles (coins), swords, cups and wands correspond to the degrees of the traditional way of preparation, purification (purgatio, καθαρσις), illumination (illuminatio, φωτισμος) and perfection (perfectio, unio mystica, τα τελη) … These are the things which… continue reading »

The Major Arcana and Psalm CXVIII

Represented by the letters of the Hebraic alphabet, the twenty-two Major Numbers are known in the Christian Tradition, where they are not associated with images but are systematically revealed in King David’s Psalm CXVIII –  Gnosis Volume III: Esoteric Cycle,… continue reading »