THE SYMBOLISM OF THE TAROT [NOOK Book]

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No study of occult philosophy is possible without an acquaintance with symbolism, for if the words occultism and symbolism are correctly used, they mean almost one and the same thing. Symbolism cannot be learned as one learns to build bridges or speak a foreign language, and for the interpretation of symbols a special cast of mind is necessary; in addition to knowledge, special faculties, the power of creative thought and a developed imagination are required. One who understands the use of symbolism in the arts, ...
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THE SYMBOLISM OF THE TAROT

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No study of occult philosophy is possible without an acquaintance with symbolism, for if the words occultism and symbolism are correctly used, they mean almost one and the same thing. Symbolism cannot be learned as one learns to build bridges or speak a foreign language, and for the interpretation of symbols a special cast of mind is necessary; in addition to knowledge, special faculties, the power of creative thought and a developed imagination are required. One who understands the use of symbolism in the arts, knows, in a general way, what is meant by occult symbolism. But even then a special training of the mind is necessary, in order to comprehend the "language of the initiates," and to express in this language the intuitions as they arise.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011881978
  • Publisher: Ouspensky Books
  • Publication date: 10/12/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,108,930
  • File size: 29 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 11, 2012

    It was pretty good. It was written in a "first-person" experience. VERY esoteric.

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  • Posted May 1, 2011

    It won't open. Its a Dud.

    Upon launching the ebook the little wheel goes round and round, and round and round, till it runs the badtteey down.

    I would say don't buy this one.

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