What is the art of reading tea leaves? Tasseography (also known as tasseomancy) is the art of identifying symbols and interpreting messages found in the shapes and configurations of tea leaves. Though the practice is simple, the results are often profound, and curious minds have been enchanted by tasseography for centuries.
How does a tea leaf reading work? The idea behind reading tea leaves is that whilst drinking, a person’s movements affect the leaves swirling around so that when they settle the shapes are unique to them. It is then up to the reader to interpret these shapes.
What tea leaves are best for reading? The best kind to use for a successful reading is loose leaf tea with a broad leaf, and in particular Wright says that oolong or gun powder teas are the best options. Both Wright and Marrama recommend this gunpowder tea that you can purchase from Amazon.
What does a tree mean in a tea leaf reading? If it’s placed in the middle of the cup, it means you may need a help of friends or family to progress in life or with a current situation. And when the tree symbol is shaped at the bottom of the cup, means your life is not going well. You need to re-think your actions and learn from others who have succeeded.