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tasseography

Divination using tea leaves.
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Tasseography is the age-old practice of "reading" or, more precisely, interpreting the patterns of tea leaves in a cup to derive deeper meanings and/or a greater understanding of unforeseen issues on the horizon.
You'll notice that some cafes will have signs in in the window, or on the street, advertising: "We read coffee grounds." In English, the practice of reading coffee grounds or tea leaves to tell someone's fortune is called tasseography. The origin of the word is derived from the French word tasse (cup) and the Arabic word, tassa (cup).
Tea reading, or tasseography, began in ancient China, and traveling gypsies brought it to Europe in the mid-1800s.
Among the areas covered are: Herbal Superstitions, Herbal Divination, Tea Leaf Reading - Tasseography, Wicca Recipes For Tea Usage, Native American Sacred Herbs, Herb Propagation, Starting A Magickal Herb Garden, How to Prepare Herbs, Herbal Home Remedies, Magical Herb Correspondences, Magickal Herbs for Spiritual Practices, The Magical Meaning Of Herbs And Incense, Elemental Gardening Table, Trees And Their Meanings, Magical Trees and Fruit, Wiccan Dictionary, and many more.
The famous Chinese lion dance, the unique art of Tasseography (tea leaf reading), relaxation and rejuvenation of mind, body and soul through Reiki, Aura reading and Aromas, workshops on the ancient Japanese arts of Ikebana (floral arrangement) and Origami (paper folding), portraits and Calligraphy, ice and fruit carvings and tea appreciation were a few of the unique experiences the guests took back home.
Tasseography, is a divination or fortune-telling method that interprets patterns in tea leaves, coffee grounds or sediments.
Tasseography (tea reading), wart cures and cursing are just some of Francis Long's skills, but what makes Rieti's examination unique is her attention to Long's maturation into the role of a witch and the deeply problematic place she occupies in the social world of family and community.
One of his works exposes the common practice of tasseography (fortune telling via interpreting patterns in coffee grounds and tea leaves).
5 The "ography" in full is tasseography, or the art of divination by courtesy of tea leaves.
"I have to accept the good and the bad." Kuma's transgression is something known to its practitioners as tasseography. Put more simply, it is the ancient art of overturning a coffee cup and looking for answers in the patterns left behind by the grounds.