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 is not only a good introduction to his Tarot Deck, its a great introduction to Crowley’s thought and philosophy. 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.
I’d been immolating my brain upon Aleister Crowley’s original accompanying text The Book of ThothDion Fortune’s Mystical Qabalaand Robert Wang’s Qabalistic Tarot — all of which contain immensely valuable information and will require much re-reading to absorb — yet this process could have been 10x easier had I just started off with DuQuette.
But is is encouraging for any This is a good introduction to the staggeringly complex implications of the Tarot. The only flaw I’d say is that he hides the divinatory meanings of the cards at the end so you’re forced to always dig there and come back to the cards, it’s not practical, also his divinatory meanings are very slim and basic.
Section two starts on page 80 and consists of the descriptions of the Thoth Cards themselves.
It’s really a shame because Lon Milo Du Quartet is a “hermetic hero” to me and I doubt that he intentionally ignored the syntax and structure of of our language considering his attention to the finest details of the magical system he writes about in this excellent resource on the Tarot. This had the potential to be the most informative book on the Thoth Tadot and it started well but he just seemed to run out of steam when he got to the cards themselves.
Understanding Aleister Crowley’s Thoth Tarot : Lon Milo DuQuette :
The chapters on colors, qabbala, tree of life, etc. Soror, “The accompanying booklet was dashed off by Aleister Crowley, without help from parents. Make sure you have a copy of Milp Thoth book on hand for cross-referencing. This seems like an honest and good commentary for the Thoth deck. There are rote explanations and meanings of the individual cards, Understanding Aleister Crowley’s Thoth Tarot is both a valuable guide to the esoteric meanings of the cards and a look at the deck as it fits in with Crowley’s system of Magick.
Liber Aleph is recommended.
DuQuette teaches always amiably a dumbed-down version of Crowley. But then again, Crowley himself indicates in his own pseudonymous introduction as S.
I don’t have any complaints. I read this to keep calm during pre election week. There are a lot of good things in the book worth quoting, but about half of it was devoted to explaining Golden Dawn magic, at the expense of Crowley’s interpretation, genius and vision of the Law of Thelema. Aleister Crowley’s Thoth Tarot was his final opus, the duquett of a lifetime of occult study and practice.
Lon Milo DuQuette – Understanding Aleister Crowley’s Thoth Tarot – 2002
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.
Personally I would never join a group at all but thats just my personality or my neurotic draw towards isolation. Well, maybe he did, but the alternative of reading Croweley is so dense and chewy that I still think its a five star book. Paperbackpages. Atu IX The Hermit. Now, in clear language, Lon Milo DuQuette provides everything you need to know to get the most out of using the Thoth deck.
I knew the deck was rich in symbolism, but understanding what was going on seemed insurmountable with Crowley’s ‘short essay’ Ha! I suppose I would recommend it to a beginner who finds “The Book of Thoth” way too difficult.
Lon Milo Duquette: Thoth Tarot Book Review – Esoteric Meanings
Admittedly I am a skeptic. In order to understand the former, you need the latter and the author is a well known authority plus a really funny guy when you get to meet him! This is a good introduction to the staggeringly complex implications of the Tarot.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. If you want something to clarify Crowley’s book, this is the one to go with. 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.
Crowley authority Lon Tarto DuQuette starts by providing an insightful historical background before delving into descriptions of each card in depth, from a tarot perspective and from an expanded, magickal point of view. There are a zillion methods to obtain similar ends. I don’t buy into any duqkette it, but it is a good read miol you are into comparative religion. Books by Lon Milo DuQuette. Whatever craft is mastered, patience is a fruit of each that carries over to every new challenge.