Public Figure Profiles

Carl Weschcke

Carl Llewellyn Weschcke (September 10, 1930 – November 7, 2015) was an American publisher and the president/owner of Llewellyn Worldwide (formerly Llewellyn Publications) from 1961 until his death. He received nationwide media attention when he bought the supposedly haunted Summit Avenue Mansion in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1964, and claimed to have "numerous odd experiences" there.

Born in St. Paul, Weschke bought Llewellyn Publications in early 1961 when he was president of Chester-Kent, Inc. In 1970, Weschcke opened the Gnostica Bookstore in Minneapolis, as well as the "Gnostica School for Self-Development", based on Gnostic teachings. He also began the Gnostic Aquarian Festivals in Minneapolis, also known as Gnosticon during the 1970s, which helped fuel the rise in awareness of occult and metaphysical teachings.

Weschcke was elected president of the NAACP's Minnesota branch in 1959 and vice president of the ACLU's Minnesota branch in 1965.

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Some of their strengths

Carl Weschcke has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Energetic, Intuitive, Organized, Passionate, Brave, Honest, and Adventurous.

Smart and Sophisticated

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Carl Weschcke is someone who is a smart, sophisticated, and organized person who displays kindness and grace in every day interactions, and who also has a passionate soul. A person who really cares about helping others make the most of what they have.

Soulful and Intuitive

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Carl Weschcke well know them as someone who can be graceful, romantic, and reserved, like gentle rain.

Organized and Achievement-oriented

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Carl Weschcke as someone who is organized, goal-oriented, practical, and persevering.

Who is hardworking, intellectual, and easygoing, who loves higher education and learning and sharing ideas with others, and who loves healthy competition.

Social and Intuitive

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Carl Weschcke is someone who values forming deep friendships and relationships, and who has strong intuition and reasoning skills .

They are also someone who is reflective, mysterious, and purposeful, who enjoys quiet and solo work, and who thrives in positions where there is no need to report to someone else.

Altruistic and Purposeful

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Carl Weschcke tends to be someone who has a desire to be of service to a higher calling and who is always trying to perfect things. Who can be practical and polished, reserved and methodical, and who tends to trust internal judgment before trusting anyone else at face value.

Some of Carl Weschcke's challenges

While Carl Weschcke has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Carl Weschcke can be Self-centered, Difficult, Perfectionist, Short-tempered, Impulsive, Rebellious, and Emotionally Distant.

Difficult and Perfectionist

One of Carl Weschcke's key challenges is that they are someone who can be difficult and too much of a perfectionist.

Callous and Selfish

Carl Weschcke is someone who can be standoffish, pessimistic, and ruthless, who can have difficulty concentrating and be impatient, can have difficulty discovering the keys to personal contentment, and who can have a tendency to overwork and hoard wealth and possessions.

Critical and Bossy

Finally, Carl Weschcke also can be too focused on the small details of life, try to control whatever is happening, and be finicky and demanding.

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