Tarot #73 : IX The Hermit, travelling the inward path in search of truth and enlightenment.

“There is a pleasure in the pathless woods,
There is a rapture on the lonely shore,
There is society, where none intrudes,
By the deep sea, and music in its roar:
I love not man the less, but Nature more”
― Lord ByronHermit 2

“Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous – to poetry. But also, it gives birth to the opposite: to the perverse, the illicit, the absurd.”
― Thomas Mann, Death in Venice and Other Tales

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“In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion.”

― Albert Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays

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“Faith is not the clinging to a shrine but an endless pilgrimage of the heart.”

― Abraham Joshua HeschelHermit Tabula Mundi Tarot color version

Wonder alone; bearing the Light and thy Staff.

And, be the Light so bright that no man seeth thee.

Be not moved by aught without or within:

keep silence in all ways.

Aleister Crowley, The Book of Thoth

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 “We have only now, only this single eternal moment opening and unfolding before us, day and night.”

~Jack Kornfield

 

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