By Alejandro Jodorowsky
Filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky’s insights into the Tarot as a religious course
• Works with the unique Marseille Tarot to bare the roots of Western knowledge
• presents the major to the symbolic language of the Tarot’s “nomadic cathedral”
• Transforms an easy divination software right into a automobile for self-realization and therapeutic
Alejandro Jodorowsky’s profound learn of the Tarot, which begun within the early Nineteen Fifties, unearths it to be excess of an easy divination gadget. The Tarot is at the start a robust software of self-knowledge and a illustration of the constitution of the soul.
The means of Tarot indicates that the whole deck is based like a temple, or a mandala, that is either a picture of the area and a illustration of the divine. The authors use the sacred paintings of the unique Marseille Tarot--created in the course of a time of spiritual tolerance within the eleventh century--to reconnect with the roots of the Tarot’s Western esoteric knowledge. They clarify that the Tarot is a “nomadic cathedral” whose parts--the seventy eight playing cards or “arcana”--should consistently be considered with an wisdom of the complete constitution. This knowing is key to totally snatch the Tarot’s airtight symbolism.
The authors discover the key institutions at the back of the hierarchy of the playing cards and the correspondences among the matches and energies inside of people. each one description of the most important Arcana comprises key note summaries, symbolic meanings, conventional interpretations, and a piece the place the cardboard speaks for itself. Jodorowsky and Costa then take the paintings of interpreting the Tarot to a intensity by no means prior to attainable. utilizing their paintings with Tarology, a brand new mental process that makes use of the symbolism and optical language of the Tarot to create a reflect picture of the character, they give a strong instrument for self-realization, creativity, and therapeutic.