1. A system of divination using the sixteen geomantic figures—patterns of four lines of dots with either one or two dots in each line. In divination, four such patterns are produced by a random process, and then combined with others according to traditional methods to produce a geomantic chart.
2. The term Geomancy is also used to describe the observation of energy lines (ley lines) and how important prehistoric sites seemed to follow these straight lines. This work began in the 1920s by a man named Alfred Watkins. Ley lines were later connected with the "Dragon Lines" of feng shui. Feng shui is also called geomancy.
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3. A form of divination that began by randomly making marks on the earth with a pointed stick. Today it is more common to use a pencil on paper or replace it by taking a random number of stones in the hand from a group of stones kept for this purpose. The result is a number of symbolic figures placed on a type of astrological chart and interpreted. The Geomantic symbols are often used in other magickal situations.
Primarily, Geomancy is divination by means of randomly made dots in sand. Also by studying cracks made in dried mud, and by the noises and movements of the earth in areas prone to earth changes. Israel Regardie wrote in his Practical Guide to Geomantic Divination (1972, Aquarian Press, ...
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