Numerology – Keys to Right Livelihood

Ancient Systems of Self-Discovery Throughout history, many cultures have used systems of self-discovery to gain deeper understanding of themselves and their place in the universe. One of the oldest systems, dating back 10,000 years to the Babylonian and Egyptian civilizations, is the science of numbers. Both of these highly advanced civilizations believed that we could understand the substance of everything through its corresponding vibration or number. In other words, they believed that each number represented the outer form of a unique principle or idea expressed in nature. Pythagoras, a 6th century B.C. Greek philosopher, mathematician, astronomer and astrologer taught that numbers are not the cause of events but rather illustrate the fundamental order and measure of the universe. He believed …

Suits in Tarot – What Do the Suits in Tarot Mean?

Just like a regular deck, there are 4 suits in Tarot decks. Commonly, they are called “pentacles”, “wands”, “cups”, and “swords”. The diamonds, hearts, clubs, and spades are the same as the suits in Tarot decks, in the order given here. But that is far from the only meanings, as we are about to see. Suits in Tarot also correspond to the four directions, and various emotional and physical states of being, among other things. Pentacles, or diamonds, stand for the earthly element, physical things. Health and home fall under this suit in Tarot. The compass direction of East is shown by this suit. In Tarot, pentacles stand for the season of Fall. It is feminine in nature, and influences …

Man, the Microcosm; Part 1

Of all the mystical symbols known to Initiates, Man (we use the term “Man” to refer to both genders) is considered as the most ancient among them. Man possessing the masculine and feminine natures, is the epitome of the Cosmos on a microcosmic scale. Within Man’s being lies all of the forces, powers, and principles of Nature; embodied within Man are the laws of the universe; mysteriously written within the sacred heart you will find the source of the sacred scriptures of the world. Mystery schools of the past and present regard that being created and considered “good” by the Archcreator as a reflection of the macrocosm; hence the term “microcosm” to refer to the totality of Man, and the …