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The Game of Hope, the Anchor, and the Tarot

Since its creation in Germany in1846, the Lenormand oracle deck, originally known as the Petit Le Normand, has enjoyed continuous popularity in Europe, and recently the deck has drawn the attention of American card readers. By now, most people who … Continue reading

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An Interview with me at Buddha Weekly

The Buddha Weekly Interview with Robert M Place This is the Tower card from my Buddha Tarot that is being republished by Schiffer Books and will be out in the Spring of 2021

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How Accurate is the Tarot?

For the last year, I have been answering questions about art, the Tarot, and other subjects, on a question and answer website called Quora.  I have noticed that there have been numerous questions posted about the Tarot that are related, … Continue reading

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Demystifying Leonardo’s Most Famous Drawing: Vitruvian Man

The pen and ink drawing by Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519), depicting a man fitting his body into a circle and a square by adjusting the position of his arms and legs, is undoubtedly the most famous drawing in the world. … Continue reading

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Why I Wrote The Tarot, Magic, Alchemy, Hermeticism, and Neoplatonism

Click on this link to read my article on NFReads: Why I wrote The Tarot, Magic, Alchemy, Hermeticism, and Neoplatonism      

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Creating the Tarot of the Alchemical Magnum Opus

My Journey to the Alchemical Tarot It was in the summer of 1987 when I first conceived of The Alchemical Tarot. I was studying an alchemical image that symbolized the Philosopher’s Stone. I had been studying alchemy for some time and … Continue reading

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An Interview with Me on Reddit

The AMA Tarot interview with Robert M Place

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