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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Soror, “The accompanying booklet was dashed off by Aleister Crowley, without help from parents. DuQuette’s interpretation of aeonic succession. Its been a few months since I read this.

He makes Crowley’s work readable understandable in a way that gives me a new appreciation for the Kaballa and The Tree of Life and their place at the foundation thofh the Thoth Tarot. Let’s not stop there.

Understanding Aleister Crowley’s Thoth Tarot – Lon Milo Duquette – Google Books

Mostly I just wanted the card reference but I suffered through the terrible conversational yet obscure rants of DuQuette. It’s not a very difficult book. Oct 31, Paul Hughes-Barlow rated it liked it. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

That obscure posthumous note from “The Vision And The Voice” was completely off, especially since the Princes in the court card contradict that suggestion. Just as the title leads to say, “Understanding” is duuquette core component to this book.

Lon Milo Duquette: Thoth Tarot Book Review

Tarot for the New Aeon: I’m happy to read anything from Lon Milo DuQuette, he thinks before he writes. I suppose I would recommend it to a beginner who finds “The Book of Thoth” way too difficult. Trivia About Understanding Ale I wouldn’t hesitate to read another of his books. There’s nothing particularly wrong with by Lon Milo DuQuetteit’s merely unnecessary. These symbols and ancient ideas were part of our falling from our natural state and trapping ourselves in this nightmare world we now live in.


And keep studying the cards and developing a relashionship with them in terms of how you relate to what they represent and the areas of life they apply to typically. I also feel that astrology could have been mentioned a bit more as well as some more techniques for card reading but really I think the cards could be read in any layout one creates, although I feel that in divination things with a lot of use in the past often have more momentum behind them so to say but thats probably superstition on my part.

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.

Well, maybe he did, but the alternative of reading Croweley is so dense and chewy that I still think its a five star book.

View all 3 comments. With artist Lady Frieda Harris, he condensed the core of his teaching into the 78 cards of the tarot. Second, Lon describes his evolving relationship with the Thoth Tarot.

Understanding Aleister Crowley’s Thoth Tarot

Also dont jump all in on something right away unless u feel its right in your bones. I taort that maybe he wouldnt state his own opinion much because he doesnt want to say anything that would be objectionable to many members of the OTO but I may be wrong about this.


DuQuette himself is amusing, entertaining, avuncular.

And this deck is too There are only four—the four aces. Apr 03, Ryan rated it liked it. Also the cards will take on a whole new level of resonance with you if you learn some basic Egyptian mythology this should have been included in the book and its not emphasised how much symbolism in this deck is from Egyptian Mythology ; at least the major arcana. I basically stopped halfway through.

The chapters are short and have a lot of good information. The use of color is great. Is it the definitive book? Lon Milo DuQuette has duquefte involved with occult studies since the late 60s and has become an acknowledged and widely-recognized authority within the world of modern occultism.

Do you need a dumbed-down version? Fascinating tthoth on the Thoth Tarot. He also tries to clarify some of the more confusing golden dawn terms and how the Tree of Life works. As problematic as Crowley is, it’s always fun engaging with him and those who engage with him for a living.

Atu V The Hierophant. Still, if you want to know what they don’t want you to know, this book is full of clues.