Thursday, August 23, 2007

/ t l u c c :0: 0 :0: c c u l t \

"the tarot", according to the filmmaker and occult master, alejandro Jodorowsky, could "create a soul." folklore, mystery, magic, a gypsy traveler overlooking ones fate... the 'system' of the tarot represents many things to many people. in the most academic of scenarios, the tarot points back to eden and the ancient mysteries of 'the tree of life' - or - what is knows among theologians, theosophist, and religious practitioners alike, as the kabbalah. Aleister Crowley, despite the kabbalah's own sphere of mystery, first made clear in the early part of the 1900's the connection between these to orders or systems of information.

Aleph, the "reconstructed name of the first letter of the Proto-Canaanite alphabet" connects the "zero" to the "beginning." Representing 'truth' Aleph speaks the name of god, mathematically defined an infinite set of points. Aleph may be also revealed as the mystery of the 'occult' - that which is hidden or obscured from view, often to be made know or manifest by apocalypse - or the unveiling of mystery.

the color of the occult, according to crowley was a light-lime green. (continued)

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