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Common Types of Divination

Morgan Moss

Posted on July 05 2018

Scrying; Astrology; Palmistry; Runecasting- these are all forms of divination that most people know. Did you know there are many other forms of divination?Common Types of Divination

Divination is the the practice of seeking knowledge of the future or the unknown by supernatural means. It can be done using many types of tools or by simply meditating and opening yourself to messages to be received. 

This article gives the name and description of some common types of divination. If there's one that calls out to you, research it and practice!

Common Types of Divination

ASTROLOGY is divination using celestial bodies: the sun, moon, planets, and stars.

CARTOMANCY is fortune telling using cards such as the Tarot.

CLAIRAUDIENCE is "clear hearing" of divinatory information. Parapsychologist generally regard as a form of extrasensory perception.

CLAIRVOYANCE is "clear seeing" of divinatory information. Parapsychologist generally regard as a form of extrasensory perception.

CRYSTALLOMANCY is divination through crystal gazing.

DOWSING or DIVINING RODS are methods of divination where a forked stick is used to locate water or precious minerals.

GRAPHOLOGY is divination through handwriting.

NUMEROLOGY is the numerical interpretation of numbers, dates, and the number value of letters.

OCULOMANCY is divination from a person's eye.

ONEIROMANCY is divination through dreams

PYROMANCY is divination by fire.

PALMISTRY is the broad field of divination and interpretation of the lines and structure of the hand.

PRECOGNITION is an inner knowledge or sense of future events.

PSYCHOMETRY is the faculty of gaining impressions from a physical object and its history.

RUNECASTING is divination by runes.

SCIOMANCY is divination using a spirit guide, a method generally employed by channelers.

SCRYING is a general term for divination using a crystal, mirrors, bowls of water, ink, or flames to induce visions.

TASSEOGRAPHY is the reading of tea leaves that remain in a tea cup once the beverage has been drunk.


Common Types of Divination



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