NostradamusDoctor and astrological consultant of Jewish origin, was born in France in the middle of the XVI century and is considered as one of the most famous authors of prophecies. Although this oracle is more recognized by their prophecies about the future, it has also been confirmed that Nostradamus used at some sessions Tarot cards to be able to predict the future. During his youth Nostradamus began to investigate in the world of the occult and to perform annual almanacs with predictions that had been able to visualize. When he began to have a reputation, the aristocrats of the country began to visit him in search of predictions for its future, which became him still more famous. At present the prophecies written by Nostradamus are highly controversial as it is assumed that this could have predicted the attack on the twin towers and other events that occurred in the future.
She is a seer who discovered that it had a special gift for the clairvoyance since she was a child, this tarotist is one of the few clairvoyants who believed that all people have the gift of clairvoyance but not all have been able to develop it. Lydia has written a book about the clairvoyance and she is known for having carried out a variety of activities of clairvoyance as numerology and the reading of the Tarot cards.
He is a tarotist, writer and lawyer of Chilean origin, this tarotist worked in the world of literature and the esotericism. He was secretary of the Chilean Writers Society, has been a columnist for television, in addition to founding an academy dedicated to the teaching of philosophy and the esoteric thought, where he works today as its director and where read the Tarot to those concerned. This tarotist has travelled to several countries of America where he has proven his works of poetry and where he has expanded his knowledge about the esoteric thought.
She is regarded as one of the most famous seers of entertainment, she has participated in a wide range of television programs in the United States. She is recognized by having predicted the attack on Perl Harbor and a snow storm in Miami, this visionary has declared that his mother was also sighted and therefore in her home is not suppressed her wishes to develop her gift, which has experimented with a variety of esoteric methods as the Tarot cards to be able to develop her gift.
He is known for being one of the most famous tarotists throughout Latin America and in the United States. From Puerto Rico started to make predictions in Hispanic television from about 30 years and its popularity grew so that began to make programs in the United States. This tarotist possesses a wide variety of surveys in the area of television and its predictions on television are witnessed by millions of spectators at the international level.
Edward Alexander Crowley
He was born on October 12th, 1875 in Warwickshire, England and was an important ceremonial and magician, with a great influence in the field of the occultism where generated a major controversy.
He founded the religious philosophy of Thelema. He was also a member of the organization of the Hermetic Order of esoteric Alba Dorada, in addition to the co-founder of the Astrum Argentum and, finally, leader of the Ordo Templi Orientis (O.T.O.).
Crowley inaugurated a philosophical system called Scientific Illuminism developed to disseminate lessons that he published, the number of magazines calls "The equinox". His motto was "the method of Science, the objective of the Religion".
Crowley was not only a initiated in esoteric subjects, was also novelist, poet and essayist, and has more than eighty books written the most of them concerning the magic, Kabbalah, esotericism, yoga and, in particular, great part of them on your system MagicK, and the philosophy or "religion" that he founded (Thelema) thanks to the revelations of the Book of the Law.
Two of its most renowned works are: MagicK in Theory and Practice and the Liber vel Legis ('The Book of the Law').
Etteilla, pseudonym of Jean-Baptiste Alliette was a french occultist of the XVIII century and, although the Tarot is known since the 15th century in Europe, was the first to popularize Etteilla divination by the Tarot for the public. It is therefore the first professional tarotist known in history and master of the most famous tarotists of the era.
Etteilla was born in Paris in 1738. He published his first book with 38 years old in 1770, Etteilla, or the way to have fun yourself with a deck of cards, a discourse on the use of a common deck of cards. Began to use the name Etteilla, which is your last name written upside down, and earned his life working as a counselor, teacher and author.
In 1785 Etteilla published a second book entitled, how to have fun yourself with the deck of cards called Tarot. This work is in fact the first book on Tarot that analyzes and describes the divinatory methods through the Tarot cards. Shortly after was published the first deck designed for that purpose. A Tarot itself.
Five years later, in 1790, saw the light a new book about Tarot, theoretical and practical course of the Book of Thoth. In addition, Etteilla founded a Society of Tarot, Society of the interpreters of the Book of Thoth. He died in 1791, at the age of 53.
Svetlana Alexandrovna Touchkoff
She is the author of one of the most singular tarots that exists. The deck is accompanied by a book which explains step by step the origins of the deck, how to use it, etc.
The deck Russian Gypsy comes from the former Federation of the XIX century and used by the Russians gypsies, who had much fame predicting the future. The gypsies gathered around the fire each day and used this deck to predict and help the people of the family to resolve the problems and take the control of its destiny.
The Russian Gypsy Tarot of Svetlana Alexandrovna Touchkoff is formed by 25 illustrations that form in a puzzle way 50 figures, with 4 different meanings each one of them depending on the position they occupy.
The designs are connected with nature and with the Christianity, related to the cultural world of the gypsies. The cards are illustrated in full color with the russian Palekh style.
The gypsy deck has the mystical power of predicting both facts that are going to happen and indicate them favorable and unfavorable circumstances. Have a lot of energy and reveals to us our psychic power and our spiritual potential.
Pamela Colman Smith
She was co-author, next to Arthur Edward Waite, of the famous Tarot deck known as the Tarot of Rider Waite, officially called Rider-Waite-Smith. In particular, she was the illustrator of the 78 Tarot cards, that has become a classic and a reference in the world of Tarot, serve as inspiration to hundreds of designers in the entire world.
Pamela Colman Smith was born in 1878 and was an illustrator, artist and writer. Working with the main writers and intellectuals is time. In 1899 began to design theatrical performances of the hand of personalities such as Bram Stoker, she traveled with him throughout Europe working in clothing and arrangements of the scenario.
She illustrated and wrote several books. One of the most popular books that illustrated was the last novel by Bram Stoker, the lair of the White Worm in 1911.
The merit of the Tarot of Rider-Waite-Smith is that it is one of the few that have designed the 78 Tarot cards and not only the 22 major Arcana. The designs of the tarot are the basis of the designs of many of the Tarots today.
Arthur Edward Waite
He was born in the United States in the mid-nineteenth century, in 1857 and has gone down in history as the co-author of the Tarot of Rider Waite. He was an outstanding intellectual mystic, author of several books on esotericism and occultism. It was one of the first who undertook a systematic study of these issues.
He was born in the United States, but by the death of his father, his mother returned with their children to England, where he met his family and Waite was educated in London from his childhood.
The death of his sister led him to being interested in the esoteric world and began to visit regularly the bookshop of the British Museum and studying different branches of esotericism.
In 1891 joined the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, a fraternity of magic ceremonial and occultism founded in London. In 1901 was converted to Freemasonry and entered in the Societas Rosicruciana in Anglia in 1902. In 1914 left the order of the Golden Dawn due to disagreements with the management of Aleister Crowley and began to follow the order of the Rosicrucians.
The works of Waite had a great reception in academic circles. Wrote on divination, esotericism, Freemasonry, Kabbalah and ceremonial magic; likewise translated and recovered important work of mysticism and alchemy.
However, Waite has passed into history more than by their works, from the link to the Tarot that he designs with Pamela Colman Smith and the volume accompanying him "The key of the tarot". The Tarot of Rider-Waite-Smith was notable for being one of the first wiring Tarot in illustrating the 78 letters completely and not only the 22 arcane. This tarot was published in 1909 and remains until our days.