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The Game of Tarot

Translator’s Introduction

Despite the abundance of books on the Tarot in English, the aspect of the Tarot most commonly known in Europe – the card game – is almost unknown in the English literature and in Tarot circles beyond Europe. 2,078 more words

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Roger Caillois: Preface to Le Tarot des Imagiers du Moyen-Âge by Oswald Wirth

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The literature on the Tarot is vast, but it is, for the most part, wholly negligible. Since the earliest writings of the Chinese literati on the… 3,162 more words

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Book Review: Paul Arnold on Paul Marteau: Le Tarot de Marseille

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Paul Arnold (1909-1992), writer, traveller, founder of the European Buddhist Union, and Supreme Court judge, played a role somewhat analogous to that of… 620 more words

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Jean Vassel: Some Remarks on the Tarot

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We have previously published the two book reviews by René Guénon on the subject of the Tarot, and some relevant remarks on related topics, and we have noted the paucity of so-called “traditionalist” interpretations of the Tarot, a lacuna which is all the more surprising if we consider the importance attached to the study of symbolism in that school of thought, as evidenced by the numerous works on the subject by its leading proponent. 2,591 more words

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Eudes Picard: Synthetic and Practical Manual of the Tarot (Excerpts)

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The work of Eudes Picard has been evoked a number of times on this website, and we have translated one of his articles, published prior to his book, though we have been unable to track down some of his other articles on the subject, published in obscure Masonic journals and the like. 1,507 more words

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Tchalaï: The Suit of Coins: The Organised/Organising Gaze

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Following on from the previous piece, we present a further set of brief excerpts from Tchalaï’s work, dealing this time with the Technical Bloc, and more particularly, the suit of Coins. 423 more words

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Tchalaï: How to Work With the Tarot II

Tchalaï: How to Work With the Tarot II

Translator’s Introduction

The following excerpt from Tchalaï’s main work on the Tarot, Les Empreintes de l’Invisible – “Traces of the Invisible” 1,635 more words

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