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 Cartomancy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cartomancy, the art of divination using the standard playing deck, was the most popular form of providing "fortune telling" card readings in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Cartomancy is a form of fortune-telling or divination using a deck of cards.
Although a standard card deck is used for cartomancy, many other decks have also been designed that are intended specifically for use for divination, the best known of which are Tarot decks. /wiki/Cartomancy   (547 words)

 * Cartomancy - (Esoteric): Definition
In his Manual of Cartomancy, Grand Orient has a curious suggestion of the office of Mystic Fool, as apart of his process in higher divination; but it might call for more than ordinary gifts to put it into operation...
There is a summary account of the chief methods of divination, derived from familiar sources; there is a history of cartomancy in France; and there are indifferent reproductions of Etteilla Tarot cards,...
But cartomancy, or divination with playing cards, was not an Egyptian invention. /esoteric/cartomancy.html   (254 words)

The history is cartomancy is shrouded in mystery.
Unlike tarot, cartomancy using playing cards is typically used as a purely predictive tool.
Divination is most often practiced as a means of foretelling the future, however, many people who practice divination using cards or other tools find it a helpful tool for exploring the present and the past as well. /twelveofhearts/intro.html   (413 words)

Cartomancy is not an exact science and you will do better if you leave some space for your intuition and imagination to unfold during interpretation, instead of just reciting the meaning of the cards one by one, sticking to rigid rules.
* Cartomancy also depends on the state of mind of the subject of the reading - strong emotions tend to manifest themselves in the layout as future events.
The importance of each group of cards depends not only on its position, but also on the meaning of the cards in it and on the size of the group. /~dg06/Veronica/energy/Cards.htm   (1767 words)

 Cartomancy - Acadine Archive
Normally, cartomancy refers to the use of normal playing cards, however, the use of Tarot and other types of specalized cards is considered a form of cartomancy.
Cartomancy is divination by the use of cards.
Decks used in cartomancy are of two types: /index.php/Cartomancy   (229 words)

 Fortune Teller - Cartomancy
The system of cartomancy, as laid down in those works, is very different from that used in England, both as regards the individual interpretations of the cards, and the general method of reading or deciphering their combinations.
The art of cartomancy, or divination by playing-cards, dates from an early period of their obscure history.
She was too ignorant to teach her charge to read, yet she taught him the only accomplishment she possessed---the art of 'cutting cards', as she termed it; the word cartomancy, in all probability, she had never heard. /Cartomancy.html   (520 words)

The three occult sciences governing these oracular techniques are astrology (divination by the placement of the stars), cartomancy (divination by the random fall of the tarot or playing cards), and numerology (divination by the numbers concealed in the letters of a name or the digits of a birth date).
Cartomancy is one of the topics in focus at Global Oneness.
These are the three most popular methods of divination that have survived into the twentieth-century. /cartomancy   (506 words)

 Cartomancy, Fortune Telling Cards, Tarot Cards, Playing Cards for Divination
Of course, any Lenormand style cartomancy decks that include playing card insets on their faces can also be used for playing any number of games --- and some people consider decks that have been used in fortune telling to be especially lucky for games of chance.
The oldest of the unnumbered Austrian "Cartomancy" sets contain 32 cards, like the original Lenormand Euchre decks, but as time went on, more cards were added to cover more of life's conditions, so there are decks with 32, 36, and 52 cards.
BOOKS ABOUT TAROT, CARTOMANCY, and DIVINATION at the LUCKY MOJO CURIO CO. /cartomancy.html   (4260 words)

 Cartomancy and Fortune-Telling Tarot Cards
Historians, however, contend that modern-style cartomancy (fortune-telling with cards) did not become common until after the 1760s, and probably developed out of solitaire (or patience) card games, which started becoming popular at about the same time and included novelty fortune-telling aspects.
Their association with mysticism in popular culture began after 1781 when French author, Antoine Court de Gebelin, advanced a theory that the Major Arcana, or trump cards were survivals from the "Book of Thoth"-- a lost Egyptian hieroglyphic work which he believed contained a synthesis of all human knowledge. /history/cartomancy.html   (296 words)

Cartomancy works on the same ideas and principles as tarot except instead of having the minor and major arcana it only has the equivalent of the minor arcana.
Cartomancy, like tarot, is the use of cards to divine the future.
Both divination with playing cards and tarot can be referred to as cartomancy but typically the title refers to divination with regular playing cards. /bos/divination/cartomancy.html   (178 words)

 Tarot Univesal ASTRO TAROT CARTOMANCY Reading Mumbai
Perhaps this reading will be an ideal accompaniment to your life's encounter with TAROT Cartomancy, which should prove to be truly a "TRYST WITH DESTINY".
Indeed, it is a silent testimony to the times of our ancestors; the story of ASTRO TAROT CARTOMANCY is very much like a drop of nector, rich in all its flavour and splendour.
Initiated few centuries back it is read with immense reverence even today, with the same secret holding guarded over generations.   (356 words)

 The SF Site Featured Review: Cartomancy
Similarly, "Cartomancy" -- the invented term means "map magic" -- concerns a voluptuous, scantily leather clad halfling and her ugly orc companion who tempt the newly elected Pontiff of blue-skinned elves with a marvelous map that, with a drop of blood, depicts whatever is going on in that part of the world.
In discussing "Cartomancy," for example, Gentle notes that the original inspiration was to see fantasy from the villain's point of view, an unconventional idea in the 90s, and that this eventually became the viewpoint of her novel: Grunts!
Indeed, the conceit of the "corridor of maps" -- based on something that actually exists in the Vatican, though no doubt lacking as powerful an ability to evoke the scenery -- isn't nearly as interesting or essential to this compendium as the commentary that follows each story. /08b/ca182.htm   (971 words)

 nigel jackson : medieval enchantment
Cartomancy, Tarot reading, is a method of divination by lots, the procedure technically known as Sortilege - that's to say, divination which operates by drawing lots to provide a means for communicating with spiritual intelligences
When it comes to cartomancy, reading fortunes by the cards, I work within the medieval spiritual world-view rather than a modern perspective.
How does a Tarot reading give us knowledge of the future and information as to the ways in which we may adapt to and make the best of developing circumstances? /users/   (398 words)

 Cartomancy by Mary Gentle
The idea of cartomancy is used as a framing device for this collection of stories published between 1983 and 2004.
Unfortunately, this framing device does not enhance the volume, mainly because of the diversity of the other stories and the fact that there is nothing within them to link back to the idea of cartomancy.
The title story, originally published as a whole in 1991, is split into two with an introduction to the magical map that has been painted on the walls of a room in the Citadel of Virtue and a return to it in the final few pages of the volume. /sfnews2/04_june/review0604_3.shtml   (908 words)

 Psychic Tests, Cartomancy Test, Psychic Testing Your Psychic Abilities Test My Psychic Abilities
about costs of lessons she has studied the art of cartomancy since she was 6 yrs old.
So she has 34 yrs experiance in this field of divination and is a Master Cartomancy Reader and is known as The Master of Tarot
You can also use it to enhance  mind reading skills by having a person think of the card in the orders the previous test exercise was done in..Always do color first, then color suit,then color suit denomination. /PsychicTestsCartomancyTest.html   (368 words)

Cartomancy (Tarot Cards) forecasts the future by means of using cards.
It is not to be confused with chirology, which is scientific study of the development of the shape and lines of the hands, or with graphology, which is handwriting analysis.
The elaborately illustrated cards used in this technique are called Tarot Cards. /truth/index3.html   (3315 words) Cartomancy (Gollancz SF S.): Books
CARTOMANCY includes the stories from SOLDIERS AND SCHOLARS as well as a number of tales previously unpublished in book form, all with new afterwords and topped and tailed with a specially revised version of her split story 'Cartomancy'.
Following on from the success of ASH, 1610: A SUNDIAL IN A GRAVE and the omnibus volumes WHITE CROW and ORTHE, comes CARTOMANCY, the definitive collection of Mary Gentle's short fiction.
Mary Gentle is one of Britain's most outstanding writers of imaginative fiction, able to move seamlessly from science fiction to fantasy within the same story. /exec/obidos/ASIN/0575075325   (532 words)

The practice of Cartomancy is ancient and related with Gypsy fortune-tellers.
The most popular form of such divination is performed using the tarot. /c/cartomancy.htm   (3279 words)

 Books at Random House of Canada Cartomancy by Michael A. Stackpole
Cartomancy follows a group of trailblazing mapmakers with the power to discover new worlds–and shape reality itself….
New York Times bestselling author Michael A. Stackpole returns with the second book of a groundbreaking trilogy charting exciting new territory in fantasy fiction. /catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780553382389   (300 words)

 Gemini Puzzles Software Help
Run CArTomancy, choose Enter Registration Information from the Help menu, copy your PIN to clipboard, and send it to with your purchase information.
Tarot Card Reading uses one of available Tarot decks (CArTomancy Tarot, Aquatic Tarot, Popular 1910 and Steele Wizard Tarot) and Tarot card meanings (CArTomancy Tarot or Steele Wizard Tarot by default) while Lenormand Card Reading uses playing cards and Lenormand card meanings file (by default).
CArTomancy Tarot) from the Current Meanings File dropdown list. /help.htm   (289 words)

 Gemini Puzzles Software
Description: CArTomancy is card reading software that gives both playing cards and Tarot professional card readings with detailed explanations.
It provides two kinds of personalized playing cards fortune telling (52 and 36 card decks), 3 Tarot decks, and 35 classic and modern Tarot spreads including Business, Celestial Necklace, Feng Shui, Gemini, Love, Sex, Past Life Star, Zodiac, and many others.
System Requirements: Windows 98, ME, 2000, XP, 2003; Internet Explorer 4.0 or better installed (IE is required for preview; the generated script is cross-browser).   (528 words)

Cartomancy (literally, divination from cards) is a type of fortune-telling by reading cards such as the tarot.
For information on ordering from BandN or from other countries, click here /cartoma.html   (29 words)

 Open Directory - Society: Religion and Spirituality: Divination: Cartomancy
Cartomancy - Card-reading software which uses two decks (36 and 52 cards).
Twelve of Hearts Cartomancy - Includes card interpretations, spreads, timing techniques, and practice exercises.
Open Directory - Society: Religion and Spirituality: Divination: Cartomancy /Society/Religion_and_Spirituality/Divination/Cartomancy   (191 words)

 Freeware Esoterica - Tarot & Cartomancy downloads
This is a system of Cartomancy from the book Gong Hee Fot Choy.
A full Cartomancy Tutorial, plus Canjes card-deck and info for creating your own custom deck.
A well known site for Cartomancy and Tarot. /html/cardpage.html   (1792 words) Cartomancy: Search Results Books
Cartomancy: Book Two of the Age of Discovery /exec/obidos/external-search?tag=bookstore0e86-20&keyword=Cartomancy&mode=books   (140 words)

 Metaphysical Concepts
Crystals, Crystal Gazing, Divination, Cartomancy, The Pendulum and Related Topics
Contents: Introduction; Superstitions and Incredulity; Vision and Visions; Crystal Visions; The Speculum and the Method of Using It; Historical; The Incantation of Call; Egyptian Scrying; Prophetic and Telepathic Scrying; Evidential Cases; Experimentation; Bibliography; Index.
The Divination of Disease; Dowsing; Health and the Pendulum; How to Dowse; The Pendulum and The Subconscious; How to Use a Pendulum; Diagnostic Analysis with the Pendulum; Effects of Underground Rays (Zones of Irritation or Geopathic Zones) and Associated Phenomena; Will Radiesthesia be the Science of Tomorrow? /categories/divination.htm   (486 words)

 BSY Group
Students obtaining 70% or more marks in the final examination will be awarded a Certificate in Tarot and Cartomancy of the New Age Foundation.
Although the first part of the course is designed to familiarise the Inceptor with the cards, there are exercises built into the lessons which will rapidly develop interpretive skills.
Click here to read about some of our successful students. /course_details.asp?course_id=219   (196 words)

Police Wednesday angrily refused to publicly confirm that an object used in cartomancy had been found near the site of the latest of nine sniper shootings that have put residents of the Washington, D.C. area in fear for their lives.
Montgomery County, Md. police chief Charles Moose charged that publicizing the existence of the item, a Tarot Death card, could seriously compromise the investigation. /cartoman.htm   (153 words)

 Canje's Cartomancy in Collage
Canje's Cartomancy in Collage is based on a normal set of playing cards, with suits of hearts, clubs, diamonds and spades.
Card Images from the Canje's Cartomancy in Collage
An unpublished project deck with cards of collage artwork. /tarot/cards/canjes-cartomancy   (46 words)

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