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something that is foretold by or as if by supernatural means

Synonyms for divination

successful conjecture by unusual insight or good luck

a prediction uttered under divine inspiration

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Fortunately, with its unusually meticulous divinations on religious rites the HYZ OBI finally take us into deeper depths and present more complexities on the subject.
16) That divinations made on behalf of the kings also propose prayer during this kind of libation rite (17) leads me to call attention here to the fact that announcements (gao [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), a second oral mode of spirit communication, were usually performed during the other kind of libation rite, guan [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], which followed the sacrifice.
Truth in Motion: The Recursive Anthropology of Cuban Divination.
Potter fans will be celebrating with costume contests, potions and divinations demonstrations, readings, trivia contests, photo opportunities and more leading up to the book's release at midnight.
For the curious or the credulous, there are also many do-it-yourself aids allowing readers to attempt their own divinations, whether by numbers, beads, coconuts, or turtle shells.
68) Similar practices were witnessed by Antonio Mozo and Tomas Ortiz during the eighteenth century but, in these instances, the divinations were performed by shaking the sieve.
Like his wife and the various storytellers around him, Toru Okada finds himself repeatedly staring into the face of existence, accompanied on one side by perception and on the other by inexplicable divinations.
Ribas' study of Mbundu culture and religion, Ilundo: Divindades e ritos angolanos (1958; "Ilundo: Angolan Divinations and Rites"), appeared after 18 years of research.
Extensive cross-checking of each homicide account, as well as the details of associated seances and divinations, produced a relatively accurate, conservative estimate of the murder rate, responds Knauft.
The I ching is a book of divinations to which, according to legend,
Chapters instruct the reader how to make salves, tinctures, ointments, and green crafts; perform ogham divinations, charms and spells; the healing attributes and magical correspondences of ogham's twenty-five trees; create wands and other magical tools; and much more.
In an effort then to appreciate the full range of interests comprising the discipline developed for the study of phenomena, it seems important not to limit the general discussion of Mesopotamian divinations science to those parts of its, such as the astronomical omens, that have the greatest similarity to more familiar sciences.
Specific topics include geomancy and divinations as determinates of traditional settlements, symbolic and productive landscapes, and Maya cosmology and spatial distribution.
New York-based Zodiac Cafe is an online astrological knowledge portal and meeting place for astrologers and those interested in various types of divinations.
The course begins with easy observation and moves into trance and divination techniques, with each step receiving guided insights that readers can easily customize for their own circumstances and needs.