Monthly Archives: April 2011

THE ACE OF SCEPTERS

We begin our series of the Minors of the Brotherhood of Light deck with the Ace of Scepters. Note the Number 1 in the upper left hand corner of the card.  This shows that it corresponds to Major Arcanum I, … Continue reading

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Easter and Spring

Even though the Sun crossing the Vernal (Spring) Equinox by entering the masculine, solar sign of Aries heralds the end of winter, spring is not fully celebrated until Easter. The astrological basis for this tradition is that the solar, masculine … Continue reading

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INTRODUCTION TO THE MINOR ARCANA OF EGYPTIAN TAROT

  There are two major differences between Egyptian tarot and other traditions:  (1) every component of Egyptian Tarot corresponds to astrology in some way and (2) the minors are interpreted differently. The Minor Arcana of Egyptian Tarot are not pictorial.  … Continue reading

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ARCANUM XXII – THE MATERIALIST/SPIRITUALIST

“I am the beginning and the end,the buckle in the belt, the snake biting his tail.”        __Unknown  The Fool, as he is most commonly known, is said to be the card that connects the rest of the Major Arcana to … Continue reading

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ARCANUM XXI – THE ADEPT

Called The World in many other decks and The Adept in Egyptian Tarot, key words usually assigned to this penultimate card of the Major Arcanum are Success or Attainment. Here we see a young maiden kneeling in devotion to higher … Continue reading

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