Oracle Cards extends the
theories presented in 'The Mystic Test Book' and provides a framework
through which to Manifest your Destiny.
the History topic for an overview of
the content present in this section.
According to 'The Mystic Test Book',
a work published in 1893 by Olney Richmond, the playing cards have
been around for quite a long time. In fact, he claims that
they originated in Atlantis and have since been used as Oracles
by both gypsies and "The Mystic Brotherhood".
According to the text, Olney was Grand Master of the Inner Temple
of the Ancient Order of the Magi. The theory brought forth
describes the manner in which the playing cards can be used in predicting
future events, as well as describing how past events created the
Using a mathematical formula, one of the 52 playing cards is assigned
to each day of the year. Due to the formula, an individual
card may be associated with one or many different days of the year.
A person born on that day will tend to have qualities associated
with the Oracle Card for that day (see Calendar,
or use the interface below to automatically calculate Your
Card). When ready to start the Tutorial, see the Solar
Each card in the deck
can be seen as an oracle to use as an intuitive tool for self-analysis.
However, as a reflection of humanity, Oracle Cards are generally
viewed in relation to each other.
an example, consider the way in which astrology is used to provide
a person with information about their propensities based on the
time, day and year of their birth. This information takes
into account the location of all of the planets at the exact time
of birth, noting the sign that is rising at that very moment.
When doing a reading for that individual, an astrologer would take
into account not just the location of the sun, but of all the planets
(especially the moon) and the ascendant sign, the one rising.
In order to get an accurate description of the propensities underlying
each Oracle Card, we need to know its position within the framework
of all cards (see The Solar Book).