The Thoth Companion: The Key to the True Symbolic Meaning of the Thoth Tarot

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Llewellyn Worldwide, 2007 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 216 pages
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Aleister Crowley's Thoth tarot—one of the most respected yet enigmatic tarot decks of all time—offers rich rewards for those who can penetrate its complex symbolism.

Written by ceremonial magician and tarot expert Michael Osiris Snuffin, The Thoth Companion is the key to understanding the true symbolic meaning of the Thoth deck. This comprehensive reference work examines all seventy-eight cards within the context of Thelema, Qabala, and ceremonial magic—the spiritual foundations upon which the deck was built. These detailed interpretations reveal valuable insights, significant correspondences, and Crowley's encoded secrets.

Once you've mastered the meaning behind this legendary deck, The Thoth Companionshows you how to use the Thoth tarot for divination, meditation, developing intuition, and pathworking. Straightforward and user-friendly, this guide also includes a glossary, bibliography, index, and an extensive appendix featuring correspondence tables.

 

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Fascinating book

User Review  - Patricia B. - Overstock.com

Although this book assumes you have some basic information on the Thoth it is a fascinating study. Card descriptions are very enlightening especially if youre accustomed to the usual tarot. Correspondence tables are very helpful. A must have read. Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Michael Osiris Snuffin has studied and practiced various forms of occultism for over fifteen years, with particular interest in the Golden Dawn, Thelema, Chaos Magick and the Left-Hand Path. He is the author ofThe Thoth Companion(Llewellyn Publications, 2007), which describes and defines the symbolism of Aleister Crowley's Thoth tarot. He has lectured on a number of occult subjects in the last decade and has also worked as a professional tarot reader. Michael Osiris Snuffin received a BA in Liberal Arts with an emphasis in Communications and Media from The Evergreen State College, and went on to earn an Editing Certificate from the University of Washington. He lives in Seattle, Washington, where he works as a freelance editor and writer.

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