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Divination: Tarot, Scrying, Astrology and More

Tarot readings and how they work, scrying, astrology, reading runes and Ogham staves, numerology, and palmistry are all methods of divination used as a guide to the future.
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How to Develop Your Psychic Abilities
Spend any time at all in the Pagan or Wiccan communities, and you're bound to meet individuals who have some fairly pronounced psychic abilities. However, many people believe that everyone has some degree of latent psychic abilities. In some people, these abilities tend to manifest in a more obvious manner -- and in others, it just sits under...

How to Find a Reputable Psychic
Finding a psychic can be a tricky thing. Whether you're looking for a Tarot card reader, a medium, someone to give some basic advice, or just entertainment, it's hard to tell who's good at what they do, and who's just out to take your money. Here's how you can find a psychic who's honest and reputable.

What is a Psychic Empath?
There are many different types of psychic abilities. Some people are known as empaths, which means they are sensitive to the energy and emotions of others. Let's look at empathic ability in more detail.

Divination with Stones
Lithomancy is the practice of performing divination by reading stones. In some cultures, the casting of stones was believed to be fairly common - a bit like checking one's daily horoscope in the morning paper. However, because our ancient ancestors didn’t leave us a lot of information about how to read the stones, many of the specific aspects of the practice have been lost forever. Here's how t…

Full Moon Water Scrying Divination
Are you one of those people who feels more sensitive and alert during the time of the full moon? Channel that energy into something useful, and try this simple yet effective water scrying divination rite.

Pendulum Divination
The pendulum is the easiest method of divination. Using a simple weight on a string or chain, it allows you to divine Yes/No answers. Here's how to make your own pendulum and calibrate it for use.

What Is a Spirit Guide?
Lots of people believe they have spirit guides -- but how do you know that it's not just your imagination? Learn about some of the different types of spirit guides -- and how to tell if your spirit guide is really there to help.

Bone Divination
Many cultures use bones as part of their divination rituals. Here are some ways you can use bones for divination.

Fire Scrying Ritual
Some Pagans use scrying as a form of divination. Learn how to use fire scrying for divination purposes, with this simple fire scrying ritual.

Are Ouija boards harmless children's toys, or tools of the devil?
We've all heard about Ouija boards as a form of divination, as well as the corresponding cautionary tales. Just how safe is it to use a Ouija board?

Getting Rid of Unwanted Spirits
Got an extra entity hanging around? Made contact with a snarky spirit during a seance? Here are some tips on how to get rid of them and send them on their way.

The Basics of Numerology
Many Pagan and Wiccan spiritual traditions incorporate the practice of numerology. The basic principles of numerology hold that numbers have a...

Communicating with the Spirit World
Many people in the Pagan and Wiccan communities work with spirits and otherworldly beings. Sometime, you may call upon them on purpose -- other...

Methods of Divination
Among the many magical belief systems, there are a number of different methods which can be used for divination. Let's take a look at some of the most popularly used tools of divination.

2012 Predictions: Should You Be Worried?
Are you worried that something horrendous might happen in 2012? Scared that the world's going to come to an end before you're ready? Don't panic - we're going to take a look at some of the most popular 2012 theories, and talk about whether you should be worried or not.

What is an Omen?
For many practitioners of various magical traditions, there is a tendency to look for and find symbolism in everything, particularly in aspects of nature. Often, these symbols are interpreted as omens.

Ghosts, Poltergeists and Hauntings
Although belief in ghosts, poltergeists, and other entities is not something that is unique to the Pagan religious traditions. Many people - Pagan and otherwise - accept the existence of some sort of spiritual plane, a place where a variety of entities exist beyond the veil.

Do Pagans Believe in Angels?
Do Pagans believe in angels? Like many other metaphysical issues, it depends on which Pagan you ask about these otherwordly beings.

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