Hebrew for Tarot Readers: Assigning the Seven Planets

A tutorial series by guest poster, Mick Frankel

Part Four: Assigning the Seven Planets

At the end of lesson two, the Double Letters, I said:

“But, the way that the planets are assigned to the Tarot Trumps is a source of such confusion that I intend to leave a detailed description of the Double Letters for the moment.”

Basically, in the Golden Dawn system, there are 7 planets and they correspond to 7 Trumps:

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Pisces Music

Continuing his excellent series on music & astrology, Mick Frankel guides us through the murky waters of the musical Pisces mind.

Hebrew for Tarot Readers, the Double Letters

 
A tutorial series by guest poster, Mick Frankel

Part Two — the Double Letters

We’ve looked at the three Hebrew letters that Sefer Yetziroh calls “Mother Letters” or “Primary Letters”. These are א מ and שׁ.
Next, Sefer Yetziroh mentions a group of seven letters that are called “Double Letters”.
There are four letters that change their sound according to whether they have a dot in the middle or not. The version with the dot has a harder sound.

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Gemini Music

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Guest post by Mick Frankel
Gemini is the sign of the Twins. It’s the sign of Mutable Air. What sort of music might fit with this quick-minded sign?
The mutability suggests music that flows and changes. The air element means that there has to be a clear intelligence at work. And Gemini is ruled by Mercury so this reinforces the intelligent communication. Maybe some gentle humour and an overall lightness of touch as well.

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Scorpio Music

A guest post by Mick Frankel…

…Introduction by Catherine
Working his way through the genres in search of music that is true to Scorpion depth and emotion, he finds this in 1960’s gospel singer Mahalia Jackson. Mick does a grand job in showing the link between Mahalia’s music, her style, her personality and her Scorpio birth chart.

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