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The Crowley Tarot: The Handbook to the Cards

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Deep descriptions and explanations of the details and symbols embedded in the 22 Major Arcana cards of the Crowley Thoth Tarot deck.
Paperback, 224 pages
Published March 1st 2003 by U.S. Games Systems (first published August 1991)
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Banzhaf's book is more for those who want to pick their Thoth Tarot and read with it right now. In Duquette's book he really introduces you to the background behind the deck and talks about a few symbols on the cards, but he almost completely leaves out the divinatory aspects of the cards that you have to dig at the end of the book. Banzhaf him he puts both at the same place, he mentions the meanings of the symbols of the cards but he also gives many clues on how to interpret the cards in differ ...more
Zoë B.
Nov 08, 2012 rated it really liked it
I use the Crowley Thoth deck so this book has been amazing in learning them all.
highly recommend it to anyone trying to grasp a deeper understanding of tarot.
Das Buch habe ich mir zu den Karten gekauft, weil ich dachte, damit nicht nur einen leichten, sondern auch einen umfassenden Einstieg in die Karten zu bekommen. Leicht hat das Buch es mir wohl gemacht.

Leider abstrahieren die Autoren so weit von Crowley und Thelema, dass die Karten viel ihrer ursprünglichen Bedeutung einbüßen. Crowleys Deck muss vor dem Hintergrund seiner Weltanschauung betrachtet werden. Wie mich die weitere Beschäftigung mit Crowleys Werk gelehrt hat, erklären die Autoren die K
C.J. Prince
Jan 25, 2009 rated it liked it
If you use the Crowley deck, this is a must-read. However, I prefer Gerd Zigler's interpretations. Crowley's life story is interesting. I rarely use this deck because so many other's resonate on another dimension.
Apr 02, 2010 rated it it was amazing
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One of the best tarot card guides Ive ever seen very clear & very detailed. ...more
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Recommended to Brie'Ann by: snortney
I just looked at my copy and saw "December 1998" inscribed next to my lousy seventh grade signature on the inside cover of this book! It is um, obviously my favorite tarot book.
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