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Court Card Quandry

To: alt.magick.tyagi,alt.occult.methods,alt.magick,alt.tarot
From: nagasiva 
Subject: Court Card Quandry (was Tarot Reading)
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2001 09:40:20 GMT

50011127 VI om 

"J. Karlin" :
>>> If you keep reading, they're pretty likely to.

Asiya re Court cards:
>> They're the only cards I have a problem with. 

"J. Karlin" :
>That's cause they're usually about people. If we could 
>read them (people or court cards) very easily, we'd 
>not need to read cards much at all.

Exercises for Losing One's Distaste for Court Cards

  a. divide the social world into Court Cards. make a list of everyone
     you meet every day and consider to which of the Courts each most
     clearly resembles.

  b. choose a new Court card for each day, meditate upon the character of
     the individual supposedly portrayed by the card. consider attempting
     to manifest this character throughout the day. 

  c. within any symbolic and contiguous system assign the various Court
     cards (with all its attendant cosmological, elemental, or personal
     meanings) to the categories contained therein.

  d. use the Court cards within a ritual drama, assigned each to a single
     individual who creates a costume aligned with that card and possesses
     the character which it is their role to manifest. 

  e. design a temple using the court cards in mandalesque design, assigning
     them to directional points and construct a ritual which unites these
     persons into a single unity, strong and integrated.


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