is a unique spiritual spread that you may wish to try. I have
had good results with it when I have used it on a divination basis.
I believe this spread will satisfy some of you who have asked
for other methods and layouts for Major Arcana divination.
is based on the Cross and Triangle that rest upon the altar in
the Hall of the Neophyte. The extended symbology of these symbols
can be found in The Golden Dawn by Israel Regardie (Llwellyn Publishing).
The spread uses only the Major Arcana of the Tarot. Because this
is a spiritual divination, it will not require the Minor Arcana
of the Tarot.
22 Major Arcana cards up. The question that you are asking should
be firmly in your mind. I suggest you also invoke Hru before you
begin shuffling. Hru is the angel set over the Tarot and divination.
It is this angel's job to see that your divination is accurate
Now that you have shuffled the cards and performed your
invocation to Hru, you will lay out the cards in the following
the first card down. This is your significator. This is you!
This card gives you the prime energy manifesting in your life
right now, regarding the question.
the second card above the significator. This is the element
of Air. This card tells you the influences upon your thoughts
the 3rd card to the right of the significator. This card tells
you of the element of Fire. The card in this position shows
what kind of influences are affecting you emotionally. Also,
what kind of influences are affecting your more primal and
the 4th card below the significator. This is Water. Here we
will learn about spiritual influences affecting us in our
higher emotions of love. This is also a position of pure spiritual
the 5th card to the left of the significator. This position
is of Earth. How are we being affected on the physical plane?
This also tells us of spiritual effects directly upon the
situation in the physical world.
this point, your spread looks like a cross:
have some idea of the spiritual and karmic forces around you.
The next step is the formation of the triangle. You will lay down
two cards (numbers 6 and 7). These are the opposing energies regarding
your question. The fact that you have a question indicates there
are opposing forces. These forces may be internal. Often times
inner archetypes will battle within as giving us a sense of conflict.
8 is the reconciler. This is the energy you may wish to meditate
on and bring more of into your life in order to resolve the archetypal
conflict. This is also the force that resolves things naturally,
if you do nothing about the situation. Now you have a triangle
below the cross, just like the 0=0 Neophyte Initiation in the
final card goes into the center of the triangle. This is the final
results card. The triangle in magical operations is called the
Triangle of Manifestion. Your entire spread should now look like
Remember to word your question right, such as: "What
is the probable outcome to me if I take a trip to Russia?"
Also, the more you use the Cross and Triangle Spread the more
sense it makes. I would also suggest you begin with only the right
side up keys. Do not use reverse keys in the beginning.
the spread some time and energy, then write to let
me know how it works for you.