Pairing

Pairing is a divination technique for tarot readers using the Opening of the Key spread and Elemental Dignities.

The Tarot and the Magus and Spirits

The Tarot and the Magus and Spirits

I wrote a book on the Tarot having eleven chapters, eleven being the number of tarot and goetia. My publisher suggested pairing up the Major arcana and I would write a commentary. I was not too enthused by the idea, but actually it worked out very well. We had also...

Elemental Dignity Summary

Elemental Dignity Summary

The meaning of a single card will depend on what the reading is about, not necessarily what the standard divinatory is. The true secret of interpretation is that there have to be a minimum of two cards, using Elemental Dignities. Twins Twins have a relationship...

A New Theory of Elemental Dignities

A New Theory of Elemental Dignities

The theoretical understanding of Elemental Dignities has been sadly lacking so far. That Elemental Dignities is by Adepts of the Golden Dawn is proven - we have documented readings by Annie Horniman for the Head of the Golden Dawn, W.B. Yeats, and we have various...

OOTK Example Annie Horniman Pairing

OOTK Example Annie Horniman Pairing

Pairing the Cards The last stage is pairing the cards in the Abbey Theatre Tarot tarot reading, starting from the extremities and working to the centre. Taking into account the Elemental Dignity rules: the Air cards are excessive in the Air position, therefore...

OOTK Tarot Spread Stage 1 – Four Elements

OOTK Tarot Spread Stage 1 – Four Elements

The first stage of this tarot spread involves cutting the deck into four piles as shown below. These four piles represent the four elements and the four Qabalistic Worlds, Atziluth, Briah, Yetsirah and Assiah. Apart from the use of Elemental Dignities, Counting and...

The Atbash Cipher: Re-ordering the Major Arcana

The Atbash Cipher: Re-ordering the Major Arcana

Encoded within the Atbash cipher is an elegant solution to the transpositions of Major Arcana carried out by both the Golden Dawn and Aleister Crowley. The Golden Dawn transposition of Justice and Strength is accepted almost without comment, and why there is...

Atbash cipher conceals a powerful system of Magick

Atbash cipher conceals a powerful system of Magick

The Atbash code highlights  the transpositions of the Major arcana first by the Golden Dawn, and then by Aleister Crowley. The Atbash code is a magical system in its own right. The Golden Dawn system of Magic is based upon the Kabbalah, in particular the Hebrew...

New Tarot Grimoire

New Tarot Grimoire

A new system of Tarot Grimoire is now appearing My book, The Tarot and the Magus marked a significant change in ways that I am only starting to understand now. This section starts the beginning of an investigation of the new system of Magic based upon the Tarot, a...

Elemental Pairing

Elemental Pairing

Tarot cards are Fire, Water, Air or Earth. Combine elements to create new energy forms.