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Freedom, Tarot Emperor, Sun Enters Aries


Freedom, Tarot Emperor Sun Enters Aries Freedom represented as major arcana card Tarot Emperor corresponding to astrological sign Aries, is Lord of both worlds, Upper and Lower Egypt, symbolized by the plants of these two regions, the lotus and the papyrus. From a metaphysical perspective these two worlds are the seen and unseen, the waking self and our subconscious represented as the conscious self and our daemon. It is the fusion of these two principles, that bestows upon us the jewel of self empowerment allowing us to move beyond and out of our comfort zones. In the words of Hermann Hesse […]

Freedom, Tarot Emperor Sun Aires, Major Arcana

Mysterious Moon


Tarot Moon Pisces Sun Mysterious Moon, Tarot Moon Pisces Sun corresponding to the major arcana tarot card Moon represents a period of dissolution depicting the end of a cycle. When referring to a cycle within the context of the following description, we must remember we are the cycle within what appears to be the sphere of the cosmos. Because Pisces is the final sign of the zodiac, it represents the closing of our annual journey through the astrological signs. Tarot Moon, the card corresponding to Pisces, therefore graphically illustrates this closing of a cycle. At this stage of the sequence […]

Moon major arcana tarot card

Sun in Aquarius, Tarot Star


Sun in Aquarius, Tarot Star Sun in Aquarius corresponding to tarot card Star its meaning and explanation. The female figure at the center of the card symbolically illustrates the subconscious influence behind the Key, Tarot Star depicts a vague celestial body in the night sky. The top of the card is mirrored below by a seed, a seed that is being planted by the female figure, a magical act: or, discovering a seed through association with our shadow, an act of divination. As the sky is seeded above, so the world is seeded below.  As above, so below. The Star […]

Sun in Aquarius, Tarot Star

Third Decan Taurus Seven Earth


Third Decan Taurus Tarot Seven Pentacles, Failure, Minor Arcana,  Each of the Minor Arcana cards numbered Seven express attributes of Netzach, whose title is Victory, the seventh sphere corresponding with Venus on the QBL Tree of life. Sephirothic Planetary Correspondence The planetary correspondence of Netzach is Venus and each of the minor arcana cards numbered “Seven” express its quality colored by their elemental suit: fire, water, air and earth. These four suits correspond to the four worlds of the QBL: Fire Atziluth, Water Briah, Air Yetzirah and Earth Assiah. Astrological Decan Allocation Tarot Seven Earth, Seven Pentacles, is the third […]

7 Earth, 7 Pentacles, seven pentacles

Aura Control


Aura Control as Psychic Self Defence Aura Control Aura control as a technique of psychic self defence is utilized by practitioners, sometimes unconsciously,  to ward off what is perceived as, and known by, psychic attack. In many ways, the method mirrors the use in medieval times of displaying a grotesque image on churches, such as a gargoyle, to ward off evil influences. Utterance 759 from the Pyramid Texts of Ancient Egypt, (found in the pyramid of Unis dating back to the fifth and sixth dynasties) is a protection spell, using a similar concept.  In this example, the speaker frightens the […]

In Times of Perel is an original oil paint depicting a magickal technique of aura control. Paranormal, supernatural art, Minneapolis occult artist

Portrait Blue Dream


Portrait Blue Dream Portrait Blue Dream, oil on wood, 12 inches by 12 inches, 2020 The painting was created by covering the whole surface in blue paint and then removing unwanted paint with a rag to reveal the image. Final detailing was executed with a brush. Portrait Blue Dream is from a series of paintings depicting the phenomena of spirit evocation. See A Spirit. and The Religion of Dream The painting falls under the general heading Fin de Siecle which is a French phrase meaning ‘end of century’ and is applied specifically as a historical term to the end of […]

Blue Dream, an oil painting in the style of the French Fin de Siecle movement

Skein of the Dream Weaver


Skein of the Dream Weaver: The Labyrinthine Domain of Hypnos Dreaming sleep, the realm of Hypnos, whose influence upon us is to release healing vibrations,stimulating resolution of our conflicts.  This consequence is symbolically represented in the foreground of the painting by poppy pods whose exhaling breath of lustrous trance inducing vibrations is the vehicle of restitution. The poppies symbolize the healing balm of natural pharmaceuticals. When controlled, they provide relief from pain and suffering in contradiction to our loss of will through falling victim to their addictive qualities. The dream weaver background landscape depicts the electro magnetic soup of the […]

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Dreaming Hypnos


Dreaming Within the Fields of Hypnos Dreaming Within the Fields of Hypnos, oil on wood in frame, 28.5 inches by 14.75 inches. including frame, 31.25 by 17.5 inches.  Original painting available from Saatchi Art. The background of the painting provides a medium for dream evocation within the viewer. The whole painting can be summed up as a transportation device. A transportation device to delve into the inner canyons of one’s mind. Hypnos the Greek God of Sleep Hypnos first appears in mythology in the works of one of the earliest Greek poets, Hesiod (lived around 700 BC), where Hypnos (Sleep) […]

Tarot Justice, Sun in Libra


Tarot Justice, Sun in Libra   Tarot Justice corresponds with the zodiac sign of Libra and represents a high ideal that is seldom achieved. A state of potential awaiting a decision. Depicting strength and force arrested the card illustrates truth originates from within and we should wait to hear the dictate of our inner voice before making a choice. The cards message in its purest form does not represent man made law but natural law that is not influenced by greed, fear and the rest of humanities short comings. Major Arcana Justice represents the archetypal voice behind the personality type […]

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