Pathworking is a magical imagery technique, used in current western magic, in which subject is lead through inner pathways of consciousness to experience archetypical visions. It often makes use of the symbolism of the Major Arcana of the Tarot which is designed to trigger a personal experience of the gods and goddesses of the magical pantheon. Detailed descriptions of pathworkings described in modern occult literature are in Dolores Aschroft-Norwicki’s The Shining Paths (1983) and Nevil Drury’s The Tarot Workbook (2004) among other works.
This technique is similar to patchworking. A.G.H
Drury, Nevil. The Watkins Dictionary of Magic. London. Watkins Publishing. 2005. p. 228