Crowleymas: Stardate 2020

Above image: The Aeon card from Pharos Tarot, copyright 2018-2020 M.M. Meleen Crowleymas, Stardate 2020. ☉︎ in 19° ♎︎ : ☽︎ in 23° ♌︎ : ☽︎ : Ⅴⅴⅰ It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the […]

Pharos Tarot numerology info

The Pharos Tarot was named after the Pharos Lighthouse, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Someone has wondered why the Pharos Tarot Majors decks editions were released in such odd numbers. All are editions of less than 300, not to be repeated. But there are reasons for the numbers chosen for each […]

Crowleymas, Stardate 2019

Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. Another year here already? Crowleymas is a Thelemic holiday, a celebration of the birthdate of Aleister Crowley, born October 12, 1875 at 11:42 PM e.v. Comedic rites, good food, and plentiful drink are all welcome. For this year’s Crowleymas, I decided to check out […]

The Way…

For the cross quarter holiday and Thelemic holy day, the Feast of Stars, also known as the Feast of Nuit, and Imbolc, I bring you the Dweller Between the Waters, the Daughter of the Firmament. Here is The Star card from my new deck-in-progress, Pharos Tarot. I call this one The Way. The Star shows […]

The Lamp, to light the way

A preview of my new work in progress, Pharos Tarot. In honor of today’s auspicious astronomical event, the Mercury-Sun cazimi, I wanted to send out a communication (Mercury) and give you a preview of one of my favorite Pharos Tarot cards, The Sun. I call this one The Lamp. It’s a glyph of illumination and […]

Books, Holy Books, Magick, and Color

In my Crowleymas post earlier today, I include a picture of a book I made, a re binding of Liber AL vel Legis (Crowley’s Book of the Law). It started its life as a standard paperback edition that looks like this. In the fiery third chapter of Ra-Hoor-Khuit, one of the last verses (v. 73) […]

Crowleymas, Stardate 2018

Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. Happy Crowleymas, the feast of the Beast, the birthday or 143rd anniversary of, the birth of Edward Alexander Crowley. Also known as Aleister, Beast, Perdurabo, To Mega Therion, et al. It is for me a day to celebrate the body of work he left […]

March 20 and The Equinox of the Gods

Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. March 20th is the Vernal Equinox here in the Northern Hemisphere, and no matter which hemisphere you reside in, it is a turning point. Each of the Cardinal signs begins at one of these four hinge points that turn the wheel of the year. The term “cardinal” […]

The Tarot Princesses: Between Heaven and Earth

Between Heaven and Earth: a deeper look at the esoteric meaning of  Tarot’s Princesses . Eastern philosophy describes the human being as standing “between Heaven and Earth” and sees the human body as a conduit of the qi of Heaven, poised between the above and the below, and surrounded by the four directions. The Dao, […]

The Feast of Stars: Nuit, the Maiden, and the Holy Harlot

The Feast of Stars: Nuit, the Maiden, and the Holy Harlot Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. February has some of my favorite holidays: February 1st/2nd and February 14th. February 1st, or 2nd, may be my favorite one of all. This is one of the cross quarter days, halfway between […]