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The Magus, QBL, Sphinx, Tarot Knights


The Magus, QBL, Sphinx,Tarot Knights Tarot Knights Tarot Knights are representative of the forceful Fire aspect of their respective element Fire, Water, Air or Earth. Fire of Fire, Fire of Water, Fire of Air and Fire of Earth. These personality types are appropriated to the cardinal signs of the zodiac. Fire of Fire Aries, Fire of Water Cancer, Fire of Air Libra and Fire of Earth Capricorn. Tarot Knights forcefulness is not solely derived from being the Fire component of each element but also because they are allocated to the second sephirah of the QBL Tree of Life Chokmah whose […]

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Sun Enters Cancer, Tarot Key Chariot


Tarot Key Chariot, Sun Enters Cancer Overview Tarot Key Chariot corresponds to the Sun in Cancer during which time period the inundation of Egypts Nile river is announced¹. It is this natural annual phenomena of the inundation flood of the river that returns life to the land of Egypts Nile valley.  Tarot Chariot is a pictograph illustrating the inundation of the river Nile, and this event’s impact upon the natural world.  These observations of natural phenomena are translated through the card’s image to inform us of the possible impact of unleashing energies, originating from life experiences , and the positive […]

Aura Control


Aura Control as Psychic Self Defence Aura Control Aura control as a technique of psychic self defence is utilized by practitioners, sometimes unconsciously,  to ward off what is perceived as, and known by, psychic attack. In many ways, the method mirrors the use in medieval times of displaying a grotesque image on churches, such as a gargoyle, to ward off evil influences. Utterance 759 from the Pyramid Texts of Ancient Egypt, (found in the pyramid of Unis dating back to the fifth and sixth dynasties) is a protection spell, using a similar concept.  In this example, the speaker frightens the […]

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 Three Material Works


Tarot Material Works, Three Earth, Three Pentacles Tarot Material Works Three Earth, Pentacles, Coins and each of the Minor Arcana cards numbered Three, express attributes of Binah, the third sphere on the QBL Tree of life whose title is Understanding.  Sephirothic Planetary Correspondence The planetary correspondence of Binah is Saturn and each of the minor arcana cards numbered “Three”, exhibit this planet’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. Keep in mind the influence […]

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 […]

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 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 soup of the […]

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