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Sun Pisces Tarot Moon


Sun Pisces Tarot Moon Sun Pisces corresponding to the major arcana tarot card Moon represents a period of dissolution depicting the end of a cycle. When referring to a cycle within the context of the following description, we must remember we are the cycle within what appears to be the sphere of the cosmos. Because Pisces is the final sign of the zodiac, it represents the closing of our journey through the astrological signs. Tarot Moon, the card corresponding to Pisces therefore graphically illustrates this closing of a cycle. At this stage of the sequence we are witnessing the dissolving […]

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Sub Rosa


Sub Rosa, The Secret Sub Rosa, an explanation of the titles’ relationship to Rosicrucian and Golden Dawn symbolism and philosophy. Sub Rosa, The Secret, oil on wood, 12 inches by 12 inches, 2020. The painting was created using the same technique as that of Blue Dream Sub Rosa “beneath the rose” to speak in confidence. Through its promise of secrecy, a rose carved or hung above a council meeting table symbolized the freedom to speak candidly and freely without fear of repercussions. The background of the painting depicts this flower of secrecy, the rose. The rose is also a prime […]

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Portrait Blue Dream


Portrait Blue Dream Portrait Blue Dream, oil on wood, 12 inches by 12 inches, 2020 The painting was created by covering the whole surface in blue paint and then removing paint with a rag to reveal the image. Final detailing was executed with a brush. Portrait Blue Dream is from a series of paintings depicting the phenomena of spirit evocation. See A Spirit. and The Religion of Dream The painting falls under the general heading Fin de Siecle which is a French phrase meaning ‘end of century’ and is applied specifically as a historical term to the end of the […]

Tarot Change Two of Earth


Tarot Change Two of Earth, Two Pentacles Tarot Change Two Earth, Two Pentacles and each of the other minor arcana decan cards, numbered Two, exhibit qualities ascribed to Chokmah, the second sephirah of the QBL Tree of Life.. Tarot card images for the Minor Arcana cards in Tarot of the Morning Star are binay figures. The planetary quality of Chokmah is Uranus and each of the minor arcana cards numbered “Two” express a quality of the planet colored by the cards elemental suit: fire, water, air and earth and the planetary decan it rules. In Astrology, the energies of Uranus are […]

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Dark Lord Cometh Sun Enters Capricorn


Dark Lord Cometh, Tarot Devil, Sun in Capricorn Humor overcomes adversity Tarot Dark Lord major arcana card Devil explanation, meaning, symbolism and art, Sun in Capricorn. In this depiction of the Dark Lord,Tarot Devil from Tarot of the Morning Star, we observe the central figure displaying the personality type required for facing adversity which is a sense of humor.   This is also emphasized by the entity’s horns, reminiscent of a jester’s cap. The blocks below are the challenges needed to be overcome adversity which become stairs to achievement. The spiral beard is symbolic of time. The image is God […]

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Tarot Ten of Fire, Wands: Oppression


Ten of Fire, Wands: Oppression Minor Arcana, Third Decan Sagittarius corresponding to Saturn in Sagittarius. Tarot Ten Fire and each of the Minor Arcana cards numbered Ten express attributes of Malkuth, tenth sphere on the QBL Tree of life, whose title is Kingdom Sephirothic Planetary Correspondence There is no  planetary correspondence allocated to Malkuth the sphere is ascribed to its corresponding element Atziluth Fire, Briah Water, Yetzirah Air and Assiah Earth. The four Tens represent the physical characteristics of their element, a fixed completed force or conclusion.  Astrological Decan Allocation This card is allocated to the third decan of Sagittarius […]

Minor Arcana Nine Wands, Fire


Nine Wands, Fire: Great Strength Minor Arcana, Second Decan Sagittarius   Tarot Nine Wands and each of the Minor Arcana cards numbered Nine express attributes of Ysod, the ninth sphere on the QBL Tree of life, whose title is Foundation Sephirothic Planetary Correspondence The planetary correspondence of Ysod is Moon and each of the minor arcana cards numbered “Nine” exhibit this astrological body’s quality colored by their corresponding elemental suit of  fire, water, air or earth. These four suits correspond to the four worlds of the QBL: Fire: Atziluth, Water: Briah, Air: Yetzirah and Earth: Assiah. Astrological Decan Allocation This […]

Skein of the Dream Weaver


Skein of the Dream Weaver: The Labyrinthine Domain of Hypnos Dreaming sleep, the realm of Hypnos, whose influence upon us when in juxtaposition is to release healing vibrations,stimulating resolution of our conflicts.  This consequence is symbolically represented in the foreground of the painting by poppy pods whose exhaling breath of lustrous trance inducing vibrations is the vehicle of restitution. The poppies symbolize the healing balm of natural pharmaceuticals. When controlled, they provide relief from pain and suffering in contradiction to our loss of will through falling victim to their addictive qualities. The dream weaver background landscape depicts the electro magnetic […]

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Dreaming Hypnos


Dreaming Within the Fields of Hypnos Dreaming Within the Fields of Hypnos, oil on wood in frame, 28.5 inches by 14.75 inches. including frame, 31.25 by 17.5 inches.  Original painting available from Saatchi Art. The background of the painting provides a medium for dream evocation within the viewer. The whole painting can be summed up as a transportation device. A transportation device to delve into the inner canyons of one’s mind. Hypnos the Greek God of Sleep Hypnos first appears in mythology in the works of one of the earliest Greek poets, Hesiod (lived around 700 BC), where Hypnos (Sleep) […]

Tarot Strength Leo Sun


Tarot Strength Leo Tarot Strength Leo Sun. Does the card image suggest that Tarot Strength Is taking the fruit, or refusing the fruit? As an example of a bicameral archetype for this card, Achilles is opportune because of his reactionary fixed  automatic responses to phenomena.  We should note however that his character expresses wrath and anger but not hate. When presented with a phenomena outside of himself, Achilles responds to voices from within himself. He is, to all intense and purposes, a puppet  animated and manipulated by the strings of hallucinating voices of ancestors and Gods. These automatic responses are recurrent […]

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