Divination is when somebody uses a magical, subconscious, or mathmatical system to gather knowledge of future events or unknown. There are many kinds of divination but some common types are astrology, cartomancy, and scrying.
Common Types Edit
- Astrology - using the planetary positions in the sky for divination.
- Cartomancy - the use of playing cards, or more commonly Tarot Cards to find knowledge.
- Lithomancy - using crystals and stones in divination.
- Palmistry - using the hand lines to tell more about the life of a person.
- Pendulum Divination
- Rune Casting
Uncommon Types Edit
- Aeromancy - divination based on the sky. Using clouds, comets, and other changing phenomenon.
- Abacomancy - the use of dirt, sand, or dust to predict the future.
- Acultomancy - using needles or sticks to predict the future.
- Ailuromancy - using a cats movements to divine the weather or future.
- Aleuromancy - Ancient Greek use of fortune cookies to predict events.
- Astraglomancy - divination using dice with numbers and letters.
- Bibliomancy - the use of books, particularly sacred ones, in removing entities or in divination.
- Botanomancy - burning tree branches and leaves for divination.
- Cephalomancy - using animal skulls in divination.
- Cleromancy - similar to astraglomancy, but instead uses objects such as seashells or stones.
- Gastromancy - early form of ventriloquism used to bring forth prophecy