Hermetic Tarot

The Hermetic Tarot is black and white only, but is very highly detailed Tarot deck of 78 cards. It is an artistic recreation of a mysterious, esoteric Tarot deck by Mathers, a member of the Order of the Golden Dawn. Now reprinted and again available.

Created by Godfrey Dowson
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - US Games 1990 US Games 2006
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Hermetic Tarot review by Benebell Wen

The Hermetic Tarot by Godfrey Dowson is a masterpiece. The tone of the deck and Dowson’s artwork invokes the full spectrum of powers within the tarot practitioner for spiritual divinatory work. As a Golden Dawn study deck, the card images are fundamentally focused on alchemical and astrological references, with the deck outfitted for theurgy. It can be integrated into personal rituals, meditations, and ceremonies and in fact is probably far better suited for such work than, say, the Marseille, Rider-Waite-Smith, or even the Thoth decks.

Godfrey Dowson draws heavily from elemental dignities, Western astrology as interpreted by the Golden Dawn, and the Qabalah. Corresponding alchemica... read more reviews.

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Theme: Occult
Category: Available Decks, Black and White Decks

More About These Cards

Name: Hermetic Tarot
Creators: Godfrey Dowson
Publisher: US Games 1990
Publisher: US Games 2006
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Cards: 78
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Golden Dawn
Minor Arcana Style: Unique Scenes With Suit Symbols
Suits: Cups, Swords, Wands, Pentacles
Court Cards: Knight, Queen, King, Princess
The Fool is 0
Strength is 8
Justice is 11

Card Size: 2.75 x 4.75 in. = 6.99cm x 12.06cm
Card Language: English
Card Back: Unknown

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