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Sexual Alchemy & Tarot with Lon Milo DuQuette

You may be interested in Sexual Alchemy & Tarot: Understanding Crowley’s Thoth Deck, an online training session with Lon Milo DuQuette, offered through Thelesis Aura on Sun, Sept 15 from 9am-11am PDT (12pm-3pm EDT).

Lon Milo DuQuette's Thelesis Aura classes

“For more than 35 years, the Thoth Tarot has been one of the most popular and best selling Tarot decks in the world. Designed by Aleister Crowley and painted by Frieda Harris, it is considered by many to be the most important magical object d’art of the 20th century – it is also one of the most misunderstood.

Crowley’s own The Book of Thoth, written in the last years of his life, is naturally the most authoritative work on the subject, and represents a synthesis of a lifetime of magical study and illumination. Yet like many of Crowley’s works, it is hard to digest without a considerable background in occult education.

Join author and Crowley expert, Lon Milo DuQuette (author of Understanding Aleister Crowley’s Thoth Tarot), for an in-depth (and relatively painless) look at the classic and revolutionary structure of the Thoth Tarot; its artistic mysteries; and the secrets of sexual alchemy hidden within the stunning imagery of its 78 mini-masterpieces.”

Atu XVIII – the Moon – Video Painting

Atu XVIII – the Moon – Video Painting from Harlequinade Art on Vimeo.


“An ambient video for the Abattoir Pages production by Foolish People and Guerrilla Zoo. Based on Atu XVIII the Moon card in the Tarot, this is a collaborative piece using 2D artwork by P. Emerson Williams and audio by Zane Kanevsky. Created as a single channel looping installation.

P. Emerson Williams:

Zane Kanevsky:


The Hermetic Library video pool is an experimental scavenger hunt for video from a living Western Esoteric Tradition.

Motion pictures have a peculiar kind of magic certainly, but these are video records of people, places and events inspired by the ideas of Western Esotericism and Mysticism. Music video, interviews, rituals, instruction, documentaries, dramatizations — This group helps create a space for saving and sharing these records with others.

Hand Embroidered diagram from Crowley’s Book of Thoth


“I found this in The Book of Thoth and thought it would be good practice before moving on to the Drunken Mohammad woodcut piece.”


The Hermetic Library visual pool is a visual scavenger hunt for images of a living Western Esoteric Tradition.

Images of your ritual or ritual space, images of sigils or tools, showing off your own library or special volume from the restricted stacks – these and much more are part of the culture and practice of magick.