Divination is defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary as:
1 : the art or practice that seeks to foresee or foretell future events or discover hidden knowledge usually by the interpretation of omens or by the aid of supernatural powers
2 : unusual insight : intuitive perception Depending on whom you ask, you’ll get a lot of opinions about divination but the truth is, divination has been around in one form or another for thousands of years. The left brained skeptics say that divination is all based on superstition while some people on the other end of the spectrum actually make most of their decisions with the help of divination. For the rest of us… well… we’re somewhere in the middle… a good cross between open mindedness and healthy skepticism.
Divination is shown in ancient texts from all around the world including Israel, China, India, Africa and Mesopotamia to name a few.
Some of the oldest forms of divination include reading omens, scrying, casting lots, astrology and palmistry.
Sound familiar? Well it should…
Today, divination isn’t a lot different than it was in ancient times. Whether we believe the answers are coming from God, guides, the field, another dimension or the collective consciousness, the fact is that we still connect to receive answers that we wouldn’t normally have access to on our own.
DIVINATION TOOLS – TOOLS OF THE TRADE
So you decide you want to go for a reading. Almost any psychic you visit today will have a deck or two (or ten) of cards on their table in their office. You’ll probably also see a pendulum and a pad a paper for intuitive messages. Other tools of the trade include scrying mirrors, runes, crystals, I Ching coins and tea leaves.
There are a ton of tools to choose from but no matter what you use you’re still getting the same information. Always remember that these are only TOOLS to reach the information. Once you’re tuned into the field of information, the tools become obsolete. That said, tools are a great way to start off giving readings whether to yourself or others and it’s great to give people options on what kind of reading they would like.
Click below to get started on how to work with all of these tools.