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Sun Enters Virgo, Tarot Hermit


Hermit Our Inner Guide Tarot Hermit illustrates we should be guided by the light of life symbolized by the Ancient Egyptian ankh representing his lantern. The Hermits eyes are closed symbolizing introspection, listening to the inner voice. This inner voice, according to Julian Jaynes in his book The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind, was the  hallucinated voice of the Gods and  or ancestors commonly listened to by our ancient forebears. The jackal headed figure in the background is s synthesis of Wepwawet and Anubis.  Wepwawet as “Opener of the Ways” and Anubis our protector on […]

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Tarot Artist


Roger Williamson Tarot Artist Tarot artist Roger Williamson paintings, creator of Tarot of the Morning Star art tarot divination deck. The deck encourages users to discover insight of tarot cards meanings from within themselves evoked from the cards paintings. The tarot card images are a visual representation of the concepts he explores in his books Howling at the Sky, Black Book of the Jackal and Lucifer Diaries. The first edition was a major arcana deck of 22 cards in full color limited to 75 signed and hand numbered copies. Cards measure 6 inches by 3.5 inches. Images designed and painted by Roger Williamson. […]

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Tarot Lovers Relative To Bicameral Mind Theory


Tarot Lovers Relative To Bicameral Mind Theory Tarot and bicameral Mind Theory was inspired by “The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind” by  Julian Jaynes My rendition of The Lovers tarot card defines in its imagery the clash of modern consciousness rising within humankind, thus preempting the automatic responses of previous generations. Prior to approximately 1000 BC, bicameral mind theory is of the opinion that humans responded robotically to the impulses of nature. Heard as ancestral voices these impulses over time developed into the voices of gods. The serpent featured in the card is raw nature. […]

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Tarot Hierophant, Appearance of Awareness


Hierophant Major Arcana Tarot Divination Card Hierophant major arcana tarot card represents a quality within us that registers an awareness of phenomenon. It is not the elucidation of the phenomenon but the bringing to our attention that there is something of which we are not cognizant. Admitting we are in the dark about a subject is our door to learning about it. Overcoming fear to enter the dark is our next step on the path to cognition of the paradox. See Tarot Hermit and Tarot Devil In the foreground of the card the scroll of life unfolds and as it does so the […]

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Sun Enters Aries Tarot Emperor


Tarot Emperor Major arcana Tarot Emperor is Lord of both worlds, Upper and Lower Egypt, symbolized by the plants of these two regions, the lotus and the papyrus. From a metaphysical perspective these two worlds are the seen and unseen, the conscious and the subconscious. For  a deeper understanding of the cards take time to consider what is occurring in the natural world when the Sun enters Aries. Translate this astrological phenomena as a metaphor to discern its meaning regarding your question. Interpretation must come from within oneself through listening to one’s own inner voice. Take time to read Julian Jaynes thought […]

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Black Book of the Jackal Grimoire


Black Book Jackal A navigational guide for travel within The Ancient Egyptian Book of The Dead Black Book of the Jackal, a grimoire of the Western Occult Tradition based upon the Book of the Dead. Order Signed Edition available at Magus Books Order Regular edition available at Amazon Western occult tradition grimoire. Using an ingenious synthesis between the techniques of the Western Occult Tradition and the formula of the Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead, the Black Book of the Jackal offers entry points to the seven ancient gates of the Egyptian Underworld. The grimoire opens with a script intended […]

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Roger Williamson Art Prints at Magus Books


 Roger Williamson Art Prints Available now at Magus Books & Herbs Order online or visit the store in Minneapolis Mythology art prints. All prints are 8.5 inches  by 11 inches and are sealed in a clear envelope with backing board. Click on images to view or purchase           Newsletter Sign Up

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Signed Copies of Howling at the Sky


Signed Copies of Howling at the Sky Available at Magus Books Signed copies of Howling at the Sky, Draconian Architecture and the Sabian Keys, a handbook of Draconian Magick are available at Magus Books. First t published in 2002 and has been long out of print.  It has been republished and  is available again.  Using natural phenomena as symbolic representations of inner processes, we are provided a bridge to integrate ourselves back into the fabric of the universe from which we have exiled ourselves.  Once integrated, we will again be able to understand the music of the spheres and to comprehend the language […]

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Roger Williamson at Salón Arcano Gallery


Roger Williamson New Gallery at the Salón Arcano:   Salon Arcano Gallery Salón arcano Gallery exhibits works that deny the existence of a dividing line between art and hermetic philosophy. About Salón Arcano Gallery Hermetic Philosophy and Hermetic Art are not two independent manifestations that have some connections and links between them: they are one and the same thing. Our tradition teaches that art is the expression of our philosophy and our philosophy is the expression of our art. The Salón Arcano Gallery was, in its origins, inspired by the Salon de la Rose+Croix of Paris, created in 1892 by Josephín […]

Dance For Kali: A Review


Kali Time Pagan Art Without the Pentagram Pagan Art Without the Pentagram Goddess Kali Time, Posted by Steven Posch on Tuesday, 04 November 2014 in Culture Blogs Anyone who thinks of contemporary pagan art as the preserve of the fey, the twee, or the technically improficient needs to get his (or her) butt down to the Minneapolis Collective of Pagan Artists’ Samhain 2014 exhibit, Doorways to the Underworld, stat. There she (or he) will encounter confident, conceptually mature work by artists fully in command of their respective media. All this without pentagrams. Well, there’s one, but on that, more later. […]

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