Divination

“O rhythm come, let nature flow,
of sacred balance ~ to and fro
I seek to know the truth, betold,
by sensing all to which unfolds,
before me ~ watching, hearing too,
the telltale signs that give us clues. “

Divination

Hope/divine assistance. Union with light

Color: White, Violet
Stone: All crystals, but especially, Amethyst, Hematite, Tiger’s Eye, Moonstone, Obsidian, Onyx, Opal, Quartz, Sardonyx, Smoky Quartz
Essential Oil: Sandalwood, Jasmine, Myrrh, Frankincense
Incense: Shaman Circle, Frankincense, Myrrh
Tea: Heart, Heart of an Angel, Chakra Tea, Aura Tea,
Herb: Anise, Coltsfoot, Comfrey, Crocus, Frankincense, Hawthorne Berry, Hazel, Marigold, Mugwort, Rosemary, Wormwood, Yarrow, Yew
Guiding Principle: “Divine Assistance”, “Foretelling So”, “Beneath the Veil”

The Metaphysics of Divination

Traditionally, metaphysics refers to the branch of philosophy that attempts to understand the fundamental nature of all reality, whether visible or invisible. It seeks a description so basic, so essentially simple, so all-inclusive that it applies to everything, whether divine or human or anything else. It attempts to tell what anything must be like in order to be at all.

As far back as the 14th century, divination was considered the art or practice that would seek to foresee or foretell future events. Discoveries of hidden knowledge, usually by the interpretation of omens or by the assistance of supernatural powers was how it was perceived. Today, the idea is not so different.

Divination is considered unusual insight or intuitive perception. As intuitive beings, we often tend to let go of or loose sight of this ability as we age.Children are extremely intuitive and utilize this ability daily. As we grow older, it seems that we tend not to trust these feelings, images or concepts from our mind’s eye. They almost seem odd, irrational or just something that is hard to believe. The Art of Scrying, or another words, tapping into the super sensory powers of your subconscious, are just other ways of “paying attention”!  Consider our featured products.

Divination Games

Divination itself can take various forms, including:

1. The direct observation of events, which have not yet occurred, such as scrying.
2. The interpretation of patterns formed by objects or on surfaces. This included the reading of tea-leaves cards and palmistry.
3. The selection of objects with meanings assigned to them by some form of random processes such as from a bag or deck of cards. This would include the runes and I-Ching. While divination is often a structured and methodical process it is never a purely rational one for it depends on the awakening of (latent) psychic abilities.

In adopting a divinatory tool, such as the runes, pendulums,crystals, color or which ever tool you choose, you are taking on both a support and a burden. They bring with them certain responsibilities. It is one thing to divinate for yourself, but the big responsibility comes when you are working for others. Learn your craft and learn it well.

Scrying is the psychological technique of unearthing or recovering information by extra-sensory, intuitive or psychic means. It is about clearing your view of the unconscious mind and translating its images, sounds and sensations into our conscious knowledge. There are many forms of scrying, from Ouija boards, dowsing rods, pendulums and aura readings to reading tea leaves, tarot cards, dream interpretations,biorhythms and handwriting analysis. I intend to introduce below some of the techniques that I have found most helpful as well as insightful.

On this page, I have many forms of divination that the reader should surely take advantage of. The Priorities of Life are my take on using the power of nature, positive thinking with intention and your belief system in order to create your life in the way you would like it to be.  Candle Therapy is the basis of this work, using light, color and intention as the driving force.  Geomancy is the study of figures on the ground and the influence of the Earth’s “currents“. This art of Feng Shui is another great way to create balance in your life. Astrology is the most famous and is divination using celestial bodies: the sun, moon, planets, and stars. Cartomancy is fortune telling using cards such as the Tarot. Oneiromancy is the art of divination by interpreting dreams . The I Ching is one of the oldest books on divination and is most famous in Chinese culture and made even more popular in Western culture today.

Color Divination

Color Divination uses a set of principles to create harmonious color and color combinations for discovering inner emotions. This form of energy medicine is based on the belief that the human body is composed of energy fields. Experience our Color Divination Wheel. Have a personalized Color Therapy Analysis. Benefit from the color of food with the Full Spectrum Diet. Learn how to use color to achieve optimum health with the Color Therapy Kit and Chakra Balancing. Use color divination to cleanse your Aura.

Crystal Divination

Healing crystals and gemstones are one of the most beautiful, mystical and profound “energy medicine” tools, used for centuries. Crystal divination allows the unconscious to unlock hidden emotions, bring amazing benefits to the healing arena and give us a glimpse into the future we desire! Experience our Crystal Divination Wheel. Learn how to become a Crystal Therapist. Discover all the metaphysical properties of Crystals from A – Z. Sample a large variety of crystals and gemstone gifts. Use crystal divination to balance your Chakra and cleanse your Aura.

Rune Divination

Runes are an alphabetic script used by the Nordic and Germanic tribes of Northern Europe from the first century until well into the Middle Ages. A rune is not merely a letter in an old Germanic alphabet, but it bears the primary definition of “secret” or “mystery.” There were many different runic alphabets in use throughout Northern Europe over the centuries. The most common is the Germanic or Elder Futhark. In addition to their use as a written alphabet, the runes also served as a system of symbols used for magic and divination. Experience our Runes Divination Wheel.

I-Ching Divination

“Understanding where you are now, allows you to rediscover your power, in order to make a change”. This is the true meaning of I Ching Divination. As you are able to see into the present moment, this opens up its possibilities before you like a blooming lotus blossom. This will give you freedom to create your future! Experience our IChing Divination Wheel. Learn how the healing power of Chinese Medicine will bring you back into balance. Learn to declutter your life, in order to bring in the new, with Feng Shui. Learn how the elements and seasons can determine your health.

Seasonal Divination

The Medicine Wheel is a representation of all of creation and how it works within the seasons. The sun, moon and earth are in the circle of the medicine wheel. Each stone tells part of the story. The circle represents all of the cycles of nature, day and night, seasons, moons, life cycles, and orbits of the moon and planets. Experience our Seasonal Divination Wheel.

Search through our seasonal healing for Fall. Prepare yourself and your body for Winter. Get seasonal healing tips for Spring. Learn how to stay cool and healthy in Summer and Late Summer. Find great physical, spiritual and emotional ideas for every Season.

Tarot Divination

The Tarot are a pack of cards used from the mid-15th century in various parts of Europe to play a group of card games such as Italian tarocchini and French tarot. From the late 18th century until the present time the tarot has also found use by mystics and metaphysicians in efforts at divination or the mapping of our mental and spiritual pathways. The tarot has four suits corresponding to the suits of playing cards. The tarot are distinguished by a separate 21-card trump suit and a single card known as the Fool. Discover the divination games of the tarot.

Celtic Tree Divination

The Celts, associated certain aspects of the year with sacred trees and animals. The Druids of ancient Britain, had a type of zodiacal “wheel” in which the moon, or lunar cycles, were the main focus and where trees physically united the heavens and the Earth. This is probably why the Celts used so many of the trees’ properties, including the bark, twigs, leaves and roots in herbal remedies. Here you will see how the Celtic world combined the Greco-Roman astrological signs with nature on earth to design the Birthday Trees.

Moon Divination

The sign occupied by the Moon at your time of birth is an indicator of your emotional and physical nature. It describes your unconscious, instinctive reactions – what is innate. Moon signs define our unconscious side or make up of our personalities. Manifesting with the moon is a tool used to bring about positive change in your life. Are you ready to bring about more love in your life? Do you need a new job or better yet, career? Do you know what makes you prosperous in your life? Discover the process of achieving just what you want.

Dream Divination

Some of mankind’s greatest creations, ideas and inventions have all been attributed to the attempts of interpreting and understanding dreams. Visions of symbols, words, objects and people whom appear during sleep cycles can give us many messages. Experience our Dream Divination Wheel. Learn how to interpret the symbols from our Dream Dictionary. Get information on dreams and color. Have your questions answered. Get the best sleep tips for remembering your dreams! Just what are your dreams telling you?

Numerology Divination

Numerology is any study of the divine, mystical or other special relationships between a number and some coinciding observation or perceived events. It has many systems, traditions and beliefs. Numerology and numerological divination by systems such as Isopsephy were popular among early mathematicians, such as Pythagoras. Pythagoras made influential contributions to philosophy and religious teaching in the late 6th century BC. He is often revered as a great mathematician, mystic and scientist, but he is best known for the Pythagorean theorem, which bears his name. He believed that because mathematical concepts were more “practical’ (easier to regulate and classify) than physical ones, they had greater actuality.

Western Astrology

Astrology is a fascinating art (and science) with engaging, authentic and real connections to our psychological spirit. Astrology has been dated to the 2nd millennium BCE, with roots in the calendar systems used to predict seasonal shifts and interpret celestial cycles as signs of divine communications. Western astrology (sun signs) often consists of a system of horoscopes to explain aspects of a person’s personality and predict future events in their life based on the positions of the sun, moon, and other celestial objects at the time of birth.

Chinese Astrology

Chinese New Year starts with the New Moon on the first day of the Lunar new year and ends on the full moon 15 days later. The lunar calendar has a sixty year cycle. In Chinese Astrology, the five basic elements of MetalWater, Wood, Fire and Earth, which make up all matter, are combined with the twelve animal signs of Rat, Oxen, Tiger,Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep/Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Boar/Pig to form the sixty year cycle. One’s Chinese horoscope is based on which lunar year in this sixty year cycle one was born.

Vedic Astrology

This ancient art is the traditional Hindu system of astrology, also known as Indian astrology or Vedic astrology. Vedanga Jyotisha is one of the earliest texts about astronomy within the Vedas.  Astrology remains an important facet of Hindu folk belief in contemporary India. Many Hindus believe that heavenly bodies, including the planets, have an influence throughout the life of a human being, and these planetary influences are the “fruit of karma.” Discover the similarities and differences between Vedic and Western astrology. Learn more about your karmic path!

Birthday Meanings

A birthday is a day or anniversary when we celebrate our special date of birth. Birthdays are a big deal. Monumental. Sacred. What could be bigger in your life than the day you were born?  Birthdays are celebrated in numerous cultures, often with a gift, party or rite of passage. At Peacefulmind.com, we are all about the rituals of honoring, empowering and enlightening your life.  What’s the meaning behind your birthday? You will find specific information that is JUST FOR YOU!  Discover more rituals done around the world!

Crystals for Divination

The power behind Earth’s minerals can be felt the minute you put a crystal in your hands or near your physical body. Crystals are the treasures of the earth. These stones are filled with energy to be used.

Any crystal can be used for divination. With that said, there are some stones and minerals that are used specifically for their metaphysical properties, shape or color, which seem to enhance intuition, assist with better foresight and bring higher awareness.

Crystals with a reputation for divination are amethyst, moonstone, obsidian, onyx, opal, quartz, sardonyx, smoky quartz. There are also particular shapes or forms stones can be used as including crystal balls, seeing stones, magic eye stones, shaman stones, pendulums, scrying mirrors and geodes.

 

Amethyst

Most effective on the Brow and Crown Chakra. Amethyst contains the grounding color of red with the energy of blue, which is expanding, spacious and flow of peace. Amethyst is the color that you see in the sky as twilight transitions into night. Amethyst takes you on this transition from the magic time of dusk to a conscious shift into a different place. Crossing this threshold is the lesson of humility, which Amethyst can teach us.

Moonstone

This stone that shines like the moon is the go to crystal for divination and what is believed to have the ability to unravel Universal Mysteries.  Use this stone to get in tune with your feminine side, connect to a more visceral feeling or as a tool for meditation during a full or waxing moon.  It has the ability to show us a stronger sense of awareness while helping us to tap into our intuition.

Obsidian

This glassy black lava stone is one of the oldest scrying stones on the planet. Use by ancient ancestors as cutting tools and blades to our not so distant seers as crystal balls, bowls and all seeing eyes.  Obsidian has a very special gift in that it can be found in a variety of colors based on the opposing minerals to it.  This wonderful stone is used to connect with our intuition and help with protection.

Onyx

The ancient Chinese culture has revered Onyx for centuries. Soft and manageable, this stone is found in many color variations and is often used for carving everything from deity statues to worry stones.  This versatile stone will help you based on its color and how it can work with different aspects of ourselves.  Black onyx is a protective and grounding stone that can be worked in to any meditation.

Opal

The world is full of color and happiness, if you choose to open your eyes and find it. Rainbow opals are a symbol of inner peace and harmony of body, mind and spirit. They are associated with mystic vision, imagination and rainbow healing. Opal is a stone of inspiration which enhances the imagination and creativity as well. It helps one release inhibitions and enhances the memory.

Quartz

The most abundant, versatile and all purposeful stone, it is found on 2/3 of the planet.  It vibrates to us, meaning it is believed to align with the quartz within the human body, creating the “entrainment” or “synchronicity affect that is unparalleled. Use this stone when connecting to the self for healing, communication or awareness and opening up all aspects of our Chakra energy.

Sardonyx

Sard and onyx are often formed to create sardonyx. This very special stone is formed in rings or layers that are often used to balance both yin energy and yang energy. They have an affinity for protection and preciseness. They often combine to colors to help the one divining to find equilibrium of the senses.  This stone often can be seen in the form of an eye when polished or tumbled properly.

Smoky Quartz

This deep and mysterious variation of quartz can be found in many shapes and forms. This stone is great for divination purposes as its smoky demeanor is said to help unlock or unveil the “mysteries most kept covered.”  It allows us to get in tune with our deeper sense of family as well as our roots and helps to ground our energies when we are surrounded by chaos. Great for meditation or just “being”.

Tools for Divination

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