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Tarot Numerical Cycles/Groups

To: alt.magick.tyagi,alt.magick,alt.tarot,alt.divination,alt.pagan.magick
From: nagasiva 
Subject: Tarot Numerical Cycles/Groups
Date: Sat, 19 Jul 2003 20:26:55 GMT

50030719 viii

first from Base-22, then Base-26

=====================================
22-base Trumps
===================

11s
2 x 11 
   [cf. Oswald Wirth]
------------------------

10s
2 x 10 + 2 (Fool/World)
------------------------

7s 
3 x 7 + 1 (Fool)
   [cf. Rachel Pollack/others]
-------------------------------

4s
4 x 5 + 2 (Fool/World)
   [cf. Oswald Wirth]

==============================================================

26-base Trumps
===============
in the Plebeian Tarot there are of course 26 Trumps, 
one of which is BLANK and one a Fool (all Trumps unnumbered).
this makes for a wider array of possibilities than might 
be encountered in traditional 22-base Trump sets:


13s
13 x 2 / 2 x 13
---------------

12s
12 x 2 / 2 x 12 + 2 (Fool/Blank)
--------------------------------

11s
11 x 2 / 2 x 11 + 4 (Fool/Mage/Witch/Blank)
    [extended on account of Primary Triad]
-------------------------------------------

8s
8 x 3 / 3 x 8 + 2 (Fool/Blank)
------------------------------

6s
6 x 4 / 4 x 6 + 2 (Fool/Blank)
------------------------------

and of course the all-important and PRIMARY

5s
5 x 5 + 1 (Blank)

             ALL HAIL THE LAW OF FIVES!
                  ERIS LIVES ON!

-----------------

analysis of all of these sets to be completed during the
construction of the card symbolism.

nagasiva

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