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Sub Rosa


Sub Rosa, The Secret Sub Rosa, an explanation of the titles’ relationship to Rosicrucian and Golden Dawn symbolism and philosophy. Sub Rosa, The Secret, oil on wood, 12 inches by 12 inches, 2020. The painting was created using the same technique as that of Blue Dream Sub Rosa “beneath the rose” to speak in confidence. Through its promise of secrecy, a rose carved or hung above a council meeting table symbolized the freedom to speak candidly and freely without fear of repercussions. The background of the painting depicts this flower of secrecy, the rose. The rose is also a prime […]

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Tarot Change Two of Earth


Tarot Change Two of Earth, Two Pentacles Tarot Change Two Earth, Two Pentacles and each of the other minor arcana decan cards, numbered Two, exhibit qualities ascribed to Chokmah, the second sephirah of the QBL Tree of Life.. Tarot card images for the Minor Arcana cards in Tarot of the Morning Star are binay figures. The planetary quality of Chokmah is Uranus and each of the minor arcana cards numbered “Two” express a quality of the planet colored by the cards elemental suit: fire, water, air and earth and the planetary decan it rules. In Astrology, the energies of Uranus are […]

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Dark Lord Cometh Sun Enters Capricorn


Dark Lord Cometh, Tarot Devil, Sun in Capricorn Humor overcomes adversity Tarot Dark Lord major arcana card Devil explanation, meaning, symbolism and art, Sun in Capricorn. In this depiction of the Dark Lord,Tarot Devil from Tarot of the Morning Star, we observe the central figure displaying the personality type required for facing adversity which is a sense of humor.   This is also emphasized by the entity’s horns, reminiscent of a jester’s cap. The blocks below are the challenges needed to be overcome adversity which become stairs to achievement. The spiral beard is symbolic of time. The image is God […]

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Tarot Ten of Fire, Wands: Oppression


Ten of Fire, Wands: Oppression Minor Arcana, Third Decan Sagittarius corresponding to Saturn in Sagittarius. Tarot Ten Fire and each of the Minor Arcana cards numbered Ten express attributes of Malkuth, tenth sphere on the QBL Tree of life, whose title is Kingdom Sephirothic Planetary Correspondence There is no  planetary correspondence allocated to Malkuth the sphere is ascribed to its corresponding element Atziluth Fire, Briah Water, Yetzirah Air and Assiah Earth. The four Tens represent the physical characteristics of their element, a fixed completed force or conclusion.  Astrological Decan Allocation This card is allocated to the third decan of Sagittarius […]

Minor Arcana Nine Wands, Fire


Nine Wands, Fire: Great Strength Minor Arcana, Second Decan Sagittarius   Tarot Nine Wands and each of the Minor Arcana cards numbered Nine express attributes of Ysod, the ninth sphere on the QBL Tree of life, whose title is Foundation Sephirothic Planetary Correspondence The planetary correspondence of Ysod is Moon and each of the minor arcana cards numbered “Nine” exhibit this astrological body’s quality colored by their corresponding elemental suit of  fire, water, air or earth. These four suits correspond to the four worlds of the QBL: Fire: Atziluth, Water: Briah, Air: Yetzirah and Earth: Assiah. Astrological Decan Allocation This […]

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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Tarot Six Cups


Tarot Six Cups, Six Water Minor Arcana, Second Decan Scorpio Tarot Six Cups and each of the Minor Arcana cards numbered “Six” express attributes of Tiphareth, the sixth sphere corresponding with Sun on the QBL Tree of life, whose title is Beauty. Sephirothic Planetary Correspondence The planetary correspondence of Tiphareth is Sun and each of the minor arcana cards numbered “Six” exhibit this astrological body’s quality colored by their corresponding elemental suit of  fire, water, air or earth. These four suits correspond to the four worlds of the QBL: Fire: Atziluth Water: Briah Air: Yetzirah and Earth: Assiah. Astrological Decan […]

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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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