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Wasps’ Nest: Asking the Unpopular Question

Card example: 3 of Wands from the Waite-Smith (“Rider”) deck (image from here) Client A: “I had just moved from Chile to Finland. I hated being here. I hated these people. And I hated myself. I was looking back at … Continue reading

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RWS boats & ships

        I hadn’t noticed before that there’s just one card in the RWS deck for each suit / element featuring a boat or a ship. Hum.. it seems natural that Death would have one – allegory to Charon and the soul’s passage is obvious. Three … Continue reading

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Anyone got this from Sotheby’s..?

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In Memoriam: Hajo Banzhaf

Hajo Banzhaf 1949-2009 The leading german tarot authority Hajo Banzhaf passed away on 11th February 2009, at the age of 59. His wife, Brigitte Theler-Banzhaf, passed away on December 2007. Mr. Banzhaf authored and co-authored 21 books on astrology and tarot, and … Continue reading

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The Dynamics of Symbols

In her book "The Dynamics of Symbols – Fundamentals of Jungian Psychotherapy" (1992) Verena Kast writes: "According to the Jungian concept of humanity, whatever is external is also internal, and whatever is internal is also external. Hence, we should try … Continue reading

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