Folding and Unfolding… the Orbifoldic Nature of Origami

Not exactly an Orbifold, but this incredible documentary was a huge inspiration to me a few years ago, and it still is… Watch this, and then consider the video “What is and Orbifold?” How can these approaches to origami influence the ways in which you approach Tarot? The film was originally produced by PBS and is also…

Circle-casting with the Orbifold Tarot

Continuing with the magick and meditation theme, we delve a little more deeply into elemental magick and the ritual of circle-casting. Although this example shows the circle on the table or altar, it can by all means be cast around you as an actual circle on the floor. Even if you do not cast circles…

Enrique Enriquez and I discuss the Orbifold, Part 4: Sabotage and Subversion

Continuing from structure and randomness… E.E: The first metaphor in tarot happens when we shuffle the tarot. There is a carnivalesque stance in this debasement of hierarchies. I associate this with sabotaging reality. Shuffling the deck sabotages the order of the cards just as we, by shuffling the cards, hope to alter our understanding of…

Using the Orbifold in Meditation and Magick

Tarot practice extends far beyond the divinatory. These principles can unlock aspects of our own consciousness and working with them, we can effect significant changes both in our interior landscape and our exterior world. The abstract geometry of the Orbifold Tarot is the perfect aid to this: they can serve as focus points for meditation,…

Short Musings on the Orbifold #13

Outward calm hides an inner flame. This this ember glows with an intense, but subtle heat. Cultivate that inner creativity through solitude, but beware that emotional pragmatism and isolation do not snuff the flame. Stoke the flame of inner wisdom. Let this flame radiate, contained within the barriers of emotional stability. #SMOTO #13 #OrbifoldTarot Reserve your…

Short Musings on the Orbifold #12

Interior reflection leads to an emotionally intelligent realization of true purpose. #OrbifoldTarot Reserve your Orbifold, now in crowdfunding