'The Major Arcana Tarot cards (also known as the trump cards) form the foundation of the Tarot deck & consists of twenty-one numbered cards & one unnumbered card (the Fool). They represent a path to spiritual self-awareness & depict the various stages we encounter as we search for greater meaning & understanding. In this way, they hold deeply meaningful lessons. The Major Arcana Tarot card meanings illustrate the structure of human consciousness &, as such, hold the keys to life lessons passed down through the ages. The imagery of the Major Arcana Tarot cards is filled with wisdom from multiple cultures & esoteric traditions, including the Egyptian, Buddhist, Hindu, Sufi, Hebrew & Christian religions.'
What's going on with this Trump fellow? I don't know for sure but I'll have a guess. My immediate line of enquiry is the ancient Tarot, or reversed, the 'Torat' meaning 'Law' to the Qabbalist when vocalised. The 22 Major Trump cards of the 78 card Tarot deck were the symbols used in the ancient Egyptian initiation rituals according to Manly Hall, & were used in card form by the Egyptian priests for oracular or divination purposes just like today. Sacred magic, says Hall originated with these symbols & were used by Pythagoras who is thought to have originated the School of the Essenes in Palestine & thus also the Qabbalah, as much of the Qabbalah is based on Pythagorean NUMEROLOGY, however Pythagoras himself learned off the priests of Egypt.
'Tarot, any of a set of cards used in tarot games & in fortune-telling. Tarot decks were invented in Italy in the 1430s by adding to the existing four-suited pack a fifth suit of 21 specially illustrated cards called trionfi (“triumphs”) & an odd card called il matto (“the fool”).......Whether or not trionfi were originally produced independently of standard playing cards, their function, when added to the pack, was to act as a suit superior in power to the other four—a suit of triumphs, or “trumps.”
From what I've been able to fathom thus far, the dramatic images on these cards, some of which are known to crop up in the dream state, are archetypal, that is they are ancient mystical symbols,
capable of 'TRIGGERING' emotional reactions on the conscious level when evoked from the sub-conscious level. Whatever it is about them, Tarot cards have been used by magicians to mess with peoples imaginations for 1000's of years & they can be used to effect & thus predict behavioural patterns on a collective basis if people have been suitably programmed to receive them, & of course through the media this is being done on a daily basis & has been for a long time. Therefore, the images (cards) must be externalised or materialised (dealt) on a grand scale for an appropriate mass-brainwashing 'working' to have the desired affect as it were. Eminent Swiss Psychologist & Alchemist Carl Jung wrote extensively on 'archetype's' & the 'collective conscious', 'psyche' as in psychology is Greek for 'soul', the collective conscious to these people is the 'world soul' which they regard as deity/god & so on.
The 22 Trump cards of the Tarot (the 54 'little deck' evolved into the familiar playing cards) are in my estimation, being played out one by one on the world stage. For example, some of these Trump card images have featured heavily during the course of the present US Presidents life. 'The Tower' Trump is number 16 of the Tarot deck. Another card to play a role recently is the 'Fool' or the 'Joker' (sometimes Zero sometimes number 22). In the 2008 film, 'The Dark Knight' some of the climactic scenes are shot in or at Trump Tower in Chicago, where there's a showdown between Batman & the Joker, played by Heath Ledger. Ledger was universally lauded for his disturbed performance but died mysteriously during the final editing of the film on 22 January 2008 aged 28 (See below for the recurrence of the 7-7).
In reference to the old initiation rites of the Amerindians, Manly Hall (1928) states; 'The 7th ordeal took place in the House of the Bats. Here in a dark subterranean labyrinth lurked many strange & odious creatures of destruction. Huge bats fluttered dismally through the corridors & hung with folded wings from the carvings on the walls & ceilings. Here also dwelt Camazotz, the God of Bats, a hideous monster with the body of a man & the wings & head of a bat.'
(For the identity of the Joker, see; my You Having A Laugh? blog)
Whilst learning his trade in New York City, Manly Hall was taken under the wings of arguably the most famous magician of all time, Harry Houdini;
I say arguably because Houdini had a rival for that title living in New York at the same time, that was Houdini's fellow MI-5 operative Aleister Crowley, & strangely enough, when Crowley moved back too England in 1919, Manly Hall went to the west coast to begin his 70yr ministry & Hall kept Crowley books in his desk at all times. One was a book by Crowley said to be the most important book on the subject ever, 'The Book Of Thoth' (1943), in which Crowley expounds on the philosophy behind the Tarot. In any event, Hall in one of his lectures on the subject says that the Tarot images are believed to have been used through the years in initiation rites & ceremonies of Freemasonry, if this is so, then this Trump card must be part of Freemasonic symbolism;
What of Donald Trump? We know of his Royal House of Plantagenet & Knights Templar lineage, & we know of his Alex 'The Joker' Jones connection, but what's his 'role' in politics? My guess is he's now the ugly face of capitalism. To most people in America & around the world, capitalism has come to represent greedy bankers peddling wars, the 'corporate media' etc, that's why the World Trade Centre & the Pentagon were hit on 911 in my view, it symbolised the death of capitalism in the most spectacular way possible.
This is taken from M P Hall's 'Secret Teachings Of All Ages' (1928);
'The sixteenth numbered major trump is called Le Feu du Ciel, the Fire of Heaven, & portrays a tower the battlements of which, in the form of a crown, are being destroyed by a bolt of lightning issuing from the sun. The crown, being considerably smaller than the tower which it surmounts, possibly indicates that its destruction resulted from its insufficiency. The lighting bolt sometimes takes the form of the zodiacal sign of Scorpio, & the tower may be considered a phallic emblem. Two figures are falling from the tower, one in front & the other behind. This Tarot card is popularly associated with the traditional fall of man. The divine nature of humanity is depicted as a tower. When his crown is destroyed, man falls into the lower world & takes upon himself the illusion of materiality. Here also is a key to the mystery of sex. The tower is supposedly filled with gold coins which, showering out in great numbers from the rent made by the lightning bolt'.
Moreover, Royal historian Laurence Gardner in Bloodline Of The Holy Grail (1998) observes; 'The secrets of the Tarot were held in 22 Trump cards - the Major Arcana.
The word 'trump' in this context derives from the old French trompe, corresponding to the trumpet that figuratively split Peter's Church.' ……meaning the Catholic Church.
Trump is playing a role we know that, but his role is to make the American way if you like look out of control, belligerent, ruthless, selfish, all the opposites of what the 18th & 19th Cen Utopians believed Socialism could & should be in other words.
The American phrase; 'It's the economy stupid' is meant to epitomise the greedy ruthlessness of a Capitalist State, even though Capitalism is just an abstract noun that has no real meaning to anyone, other than to the Communists who invented it.
Moreover, politicians are increasingly being portrayed as inept nowadays, especially here in the UK, & if you watch a News broadcast in Britain, you'll generally find if it concerns politics that the political correspondent appears rather eccentric, bordering on the loopy.....so there's a broad brush being applied here if you catch my drift & it may go some way to explaining people like Vladimir Putin, UK Secretary of State for Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs Boris de Pfeffel Johnson (see above), Brexit & Donald Trump. If it's like this in the UK then the odds are it's the same in the US, however, if one sees footage of Trump 30, 20 even 10yrs ago he wasn't like this, we see a well reasoned, polite, even likeable individual. What we're seeing in effect is the merger between the two opposite forces of thesis (Capitalism) & antithesis (Communism) into the 'synthesis' as set out in the Dialectical theories of Hegel, Marx & Engels etc, the result of which will be the New World Order you've been hearing about, all a bit obvious I know but still worth reminding ourselves of it now & then in case we lose sight of things.
'W. M.--Why leave you the west & travel toward the east?
S. D.--In search of light.
W. M.--Since light is the object of your search, you will reconduct the candidate, & place him in charge of the Senior Warden in the west'
- DUNCAN'S RITUAL & MONITOR OF FREEMASONRY. ENTERED APPRENTICE, OR FIRST DEGREE
What we are dealing with here is high SYMBOLISM, which is the work of Alchemy, specifically the second or middle grade of Alchemy called the 'Illuminist'. Everything in Alchemy must be destroyed (symbolically) by FIRE, so the living spirit within it freed, or reborn, meaning essentially old thoughts, ideas, ways of doing things are being overturned as we enter the 'New Age', the 'Aeon of Horus' according to Aleister Crowley. Furthermore, 'The great fire of Alchemy is his own will, by means of which these mysteries are locked, the Illuminist is his own psychic nature.....' - Manly Hall.
'Love is the Law, Love under Will', wrote Aleister Crowley in 1904
(1+9+4 =14 or.....7+7)
When we watch & listen to these guys we're having our thoughts seriously messed with.
'27. BRICK WALL appears to represent the place in the Lodge occupied by the Altar. The Holy Bible, Square, & Compasses rest upon it, as do the three Lesser Lights. It composes nine rows of bricks, one upon the other. To give the symbolic meaning of the wall would be mere speculation.'
'The article points out that Mr. Trump himself was born on June 14 [Grenfell Fire date], 1946 — the same day there was a total lunar eclipse, “though it wasn’t visible from the United States, NASA records show.”
To me, that is rather remarkable, but once again many are pointing out that this could potentially be “just a coincidence”.
When it comes to Trump, there seems to be so many of these “coincidences”. For instance, on his first full day in office Trump was 70 years, 7 months & 7 days old, & that just happened to take place in year 5777 on the Hebrew calendar.
& here are some more extremely strange numbers that I discussed in a previous article…
-Israel was 77 days old exactly 777 days after Donald Trump was born.
-Israel’s 70th birthday will come exactly 700 days after Trump’s 70th birthday.
-Donald Trump won the election on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s 7th year, 7th month & 7th day in office.'
- http://themostimportantnews.com (via Jackie Patru's facebook page)
Trump's 'Jerusalem is an Israeli city' outburst is a metaphor. The 22nd (11-11) Trump card of the Tarot is 'The Universe', regarding this 'Uni-verse' card, 'Thelemapedia', a website dedicated to the teachings of Aleister Crowley writes; 'The overall shape of this Atu ['key') is modeled after the design of the “New Jerusalem” [of The Book of Revelations]'. The 'New Jerusalem' according to the Mysteries is the new 'Spiritual Age', it's also the new socialistic society & 'Israel' means the 'Church'......their 'Church'.....
I'd add that the 21st Cen kicked off with 911 (9 - 1 - 1 = 7). Revelations 9:11 depicts Apollo/Apollyon being released from the bottomless pit, & Apollo is equated with Lucifer in the
'Encyclopedia of Wicca & Witchcraft' (Raven Grimassi).
We then launched into a series of wars in the Middle East. 7/7 is the formula for the resurrection of Osiris, the 'God of the Underworld'.
7 + 7 + 7 = 21.
'XXI - The Universe'Neptune as the cosmic omniscience & Pluto as central power of creation
Planet: Saturn [Satan]
Tree of life: From Malkuth to Yesod
Number: 21 as the symbol of the whole, 3 x 7, the cross sum is the 3 The Universe as the end & completion of the Major Arcana is the symbol for the zenith of development - the achieved goal. The work is done or will soon be & we have found our place in life or will soon do so. Seeing the second decade of the Major Arcana as a way of self-realization, the Universe becomes the crown & the end. The Death was the rebirth, the Art the beginning of the alchemic work, the Devil the overcoming of restrictions, the Tower the breakdown of the jail. We followed the Star, explored the Moon, found the Sun & watched the Phoenix rise from the ashes. Finally, we touched the Universe.
On a more practical level the Universe implies the good news that a goal has been achieved, or a success sure to come, & that a venture will flourish'
Trump Tower - 721, Fifth Avenue, New York.
(Note: The above 'body of a man & the wings & head of a bat' quote can be found in Bill Cooper's Mystery Babylon 26 'America's Assignment With Destiny' - Part II & see; http://www.vinnysblogbookcom.com/vinnys-blogbook/a-little-numerology & vinnys-blogbook/the-magnificent-7 for more on the 7 7 7)
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'trump1 Pronunciation /trʌmp/.....NOUN archaic
A trumpet or a trumpet blast.'
'The Seventh Seal
1And when he had opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven about the space of half an hour. 2And I saw the seven angels which stood before God; and to them were given seven trumpets.
3And another angel came and stood at the altar, having a golden censer; and there was given unto him much incense, that he should offer it with the prayers of all saints upon the golden altar which was before the throne. 4And the smoke of the incense, which came with the prayers of the saints, ascended up before God out of the angel's hand. 5And the angel took the censer, and filled it with fire of the altar, and cast it into the earth: and there were voices, and thunderings, and lightnings, and an earthquake.
The First Four Trumpets
6And the seven angels which had the seven trumpets prepared themselves to sound.
7The first angel sounded, and there followed hail and fire mingled with blood, and they were cast upon the earth: and the third part of trees was burnt up, and all green grass was burnt up.
8And the second angel sounded, and as it were a great mountain burning with fire was cast into the sea: and the third part of the sea became blood; 9And the third part of the creatures which were in the sea, and had life, died; and the third part of the ships were destroyed.
10And the third angel sounded, and there fell a great star from heaven, burning as it were a lamp, and it fell upon the third part of the rivers, and upon the fountains of waters; 11And the name of the star is called Wormwood: and the third part of the waters became wormwood; and many men died of the waters, because they were made bitter.
12And the fourth angel sounded, and the third part of the sun was smitten, and the third part of the moon, and the third part of the stars; so as the third part of them was darkened, and the day shone not for a third part of it,
and the night likewise.
13And I beheld, and heard an angel flying through the midst of heaven, saying with a loud voice, Woe, woe, woe, to the inhabiters of the earth by reason of the other voices of the trumpet of the three angels, which are yet to sound!'
- Book Of Revelations 8 (King James Version)