What are the elements of divination? Divination practices are often based in nature, taking form through its elements. It can be done with things, such as tea leaves, bones, nuts, and water, as well as cards, and other non-nature-based components. It can also be done in and as the body, such as with spirit possession, mediation, and dreams.
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What is performing divination? Divination is a ritual which is performed to interpret present events and to foretell the future by looking at signs. We might call it “fortune telling,” but it is really much more. Many African communities practice divination to solve problems, cure sickness, and help people make important decisions in life.
What is divination in history? Divination is a process used to gain insight into future events. In the ancient world, methods of divination ranged from interpreting the spots on the livers of animals to casting “lots” (dice usually made of animal bones) to reading the flight patterns of birds—a technique known as augury.