Magazine article: field guide to the animals in Tabula Mundi

The current issue of Tarosophy Magazine Vol II Issue 7 has an article I wrote as a “Field Guide” to the creatures of Tabula Mundi. There is a glossary of divinatory meanings for animals both real and mythological. Digital copies are free to all Tarot Professionals members, and anyone can buy a hard copy. The […]

Lust: Leader of the Lion

                        Lust is the zodiacal trump of Leo, a very powerful sign in the zodiac as it is ruled by the Sun, and the central or fixed of the fire sign trinity. The sign of the Sun in its glory. The Sun is Heru-Ra-Ha, lord of the new Aeon. This is the […]

Latest review of Tabula Mundi Nox et Lux

A review of the Tabula Mundi Tarot’s Nox et Lux edition was recently written by Djamila Zon, of the website “The Queen’s Sword” ( This is a link to Djamila’s review of the Nox et Lux on her website. It is very thoughtfully done and thorough. She reviewed the deck as a stand alone, with […]

Success and Failure

Success, it is satisfying. The Six of Disks turned out way better than I thought it would. Color made so much difference! Once again too, the color scales were perfect for the card. The Six of Disks is the only decanic Disk that does not have a flecked color for the sephira, as that color is […]

A review of the Nox et Lux edition

Mozes Ashkenazi, who did Aeclectic’s review of the Majors edition, has posted a review of the Tabula Mundi Nox et Lux edition on Aeclectic Tarot. He also posted it as a thread here, so please thank him there for taking the time to put down his thoughts for public consumption! He is very knowledgeable esoteric scholar and I […]

The Number 4

The number 4 gets little glamour. It’s rep is stability, squareness which isn’t all that exciting on the face of it. But really it is everything there is, come forth from the One. Four is the number of wholeness and completion of a created thing, in that nearly every complete thing can be divided into […]

Totems and Tarot

Someone asked me an interview-type question the other day about sacred animal symbolism in the Tabula Mundi tarot. Specifically, they said, “You use a lot of symbolic/sacred animals – bees, snakes. Would you say they’re part of a personal cosmology?” It’s true, they are part of a “personal cosmology” system and always have been. As part […]

New Aces – Ace of Disks

Hé final of the Tetragrammaton; the Earth Ace. To know, to will, to dare…and, to keep silence. from Tao Te Ching 56: Those who know do not talk. Those who talk do not know. Keep your mouth closed. Guard your senses. Temper your sharpness. Simplify your problems. Mask your brightness. Be at one with the […]

New Aces-Ace of Wands

I’ve decided that the Ace prototypes seen previously are another tarot deck in the making entirely, and that I’ll redo the Aces “Tabula Mundi style”. I’ll post progress here as I go. I’ve got the Ace of Wands done in black and white. The other day, I was telling someone that I was about to […]