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 over 15,000 years ago 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 based on our calendar. Due to the formula, an individual
card may be associated with one or many different days of the year.
When a person is born, the card associated with that day will represent their Birth Card, and the qualities of that card will be seen reflected through their inner or outer personality. See Calendar,
or use the interface below to automatically calculate Your
Card. When ready to start the Tutorial, see the Solar