The Masonic Tarot is an attractive 78 card deck inspired by the symbolism of the Freemasons. The major arcana have themed tarot scenes, while the minor arcana are simple, unillustrated pip cards.
Patrizio Diaz Silva
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - Lo Scarabeo 2016
Masonic Tarot review by medusawink
The Masons are a fraternal group made up of masonic groups such as stonemasons, carpenters etc. They originated in the early 14th century and probably formalised and organised in the late 17th and early 18th century. Self-described as a "beautiful system of morality, veiled in allegory and illustrated by symbols". They use three degrees of initiation characterised by ritual and revelation of the deeper meanings of (Masonic) Lodge symbols, which are used to build an allegorical Temple of Solomon.
The founders of the Golden Dawn – Woodman, Westcott, and MacGregor Mathers - were all Masons so it is not surprising that the Golden Dawn hierarchy and initiation rituals were similar to Masonic lodges. Aleister Crowley claimed to be a Mason, he certainly ordered some of the OTO to resemb... read more reviews.
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More About These CardsName: Masonic Tarot
Creators: Patrizio Diaz Silva
Publisher: Lo Scarabeo 2016
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Suits: Mallets, Gold, Chalices, Swords
Court Cards: Knave, Knight, Queen, King
Card Size: 2.76 x 4.72 in. = 7.00cm x 12.00cm
Card Language: Spanish, Italian, German, French, English
Card Back: Reversible
Back Design: Black and white central checkerboard pattern, surrounded by red squares with sun, moon, chain, and triangle designs.
Companion Material: Little white booklet in English, Italian, Spanish, French, German, and Russian.