Tuesday, 22 March 2016
Cartomancy - Divination Using Playing Cards
Cartomancy is, after astrology, the most common divinatory practice among cultures and nations worldwide.
Cartomancy is none other than a method of predicting future or unknown events performed by an expert by means of consulting a deck of cards.
Over the centuries, the Tarot has been established as a leading cartomantic practice, today as in the past, aiming to help us understand what has been defined as “hidden knowledge”.
The word "cartomancy" means fortune-telling done with a standard deck of playing cards. This form of divination was spread across 14th century Europe by the gypsies and can be traced back through the Middle East. The original cards may have been developed in tenth century China, but their true origins are hidden in history. Gypsy travelers and other early practitioners were known as cartomancers or card readers. They have given their readings to "seekers" all over the world...read more>>>...