av Robert Wang
boken hos bokkilden.no
Anbefalinger fra lesere:
Uri Raz, Israel
This book is a concise introduction to one of the most influential
tarot decks of our time, namely the Golden Dawn deck drawn by the
The book begins with an invaluable 50 pages introduction by Robert
Wang, who is an expert on the subject, and a black and white reproduction
of his Golden Dawn deck (which can be bought seperately).
It includes Book T (which describes the minor arcana in detail),
"The Complete Symbol of the Tarot", Mrs. Felkin's paper
"The Tarot Trumps" (the closest thing there is to a public
description of Mather's original major arcana), Waite's explanation
from the Pictorial Key to the Tarot to the Celtic Cross spread,
and an explanation of a 15 cards spread.
I warmly recommend this book to anyone interested in tarot, and
especially to those who are interested in decks influenced by the
Golden Dawn (Waite's Rider, Crowley's Thoth, the Ciceros', etc).
The only downside of this book is that, beside Wang's excellent
introduction, the material is available elsewhere, though it would
take some effort and time to get all of it collected to one place.
N.N. Morehead CIty, NC
Far more than acting merely as the companion book for Wang's own
tarot deck (based on an actual Golden Dawn tarot deck), this little
book reprints most of the relevant Golden Dawn tarot material that
appears elsewhere at a much higher price. If you are just starting
to explore the Golden Dawn teachings in respect to Tarot, this is
the place to start. After working with this, you may want to branch
out and read Wang's excellent but very advanced "The Qabalistic
Please note, however, that if you already have Israel Regardie's
big "Golden Dawn" book, you already have most of the information