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Osho zen deck

To: alt.tarot
From: Funky Shoes 
Subject: Re: Osho zen deck
Date: 20 Nov 1995 13:09:13 GMT

dorf@rocket.cc.umr.edu (Chris Dorf ) wrote:
>Anna (indigo@selway.umt.edu) wrote:
>
>: I just bought the Osho zen deck and i love it.  I find that the farther 
>: away the cards are from traditional decks the better I relate to them.  
>: HAs anyone ever used these and if so what are your opinions of them?  
>
>   Zen and Tarot? How far are people going to pervert ideals. If you are
>interested in Oriental then check out the I Ching. =>
>
>Shadow Dancer

Actually, in _The Book of Thoth_ (I believe, it's been a long time since 
I've read it), Crowley makes some connections between the I Ching and 
tarot.  What I recall is a mapping of an I Ching hexagram to a court 
card.  So, the I Ching hexagram which is earth of earth would map to 
Daughter of Disks (also Earth of Earth).  

The hexagram is split in half, these halves them map to one of the four 
elements, earth, air, fire, or water.

The court cards are mapped by suite, which most people here will know 
already, and then personality (all I can think of now is the Motherpeace 
name for them): Shaman, priestess, son, & daughter.

I can look this up and bring in the exact correspondences if anyone is 
interested.

Judy


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