Day: January 3, 2021

Cartomancy with playing cards as a memory palace


Down the rabbit hole: confusing traditions of cartomancyWhen I started my study of cartomancy, I became confused by the many divergent 'traditions' of reading the cards: the mainstream English, French, German, Italian... Golden Dawn (and offshoots Crowley, Waite), Eteilla...'hereditary' ('passed on by unnamed ancestors') systems...idiosyncratic ('channeled') systems...etc.Detour: Short history of fortune telling with playing cardsBeginning … Continue reading Cartomancy with playing cards as a memory palace