The fortuneteller is engaged in the interpretation of drawings of tea leaves, which are visible at the bottom of the cup. Such drawings are interpreted according to certain canons. There are at least forty characters, including patterns and figures resembling objects, animals, plants.
Good signs: amulet, angel, arch, boot, bouquet, wreath, dove, oak, acorn, grain, figs, clover, ship, basket with flowers, cow, crown, circle, swan, bridge, daffodil, eagle, palm tree, horseshoe, birds, bee, cornucopia, rose, elephant, duck, flowers, anchor.
Bad signs: drum, raven, coffin, arc, snake, square, dagger, shipwreck, braid, cross, bat, sword, monkey, clouds, hourglass, gun, skeleton, owl, flag, skull, black flag.
Fortune telling on coffee grounds usually involves tipping a saucer-covered cup of coffee grounds. In this case, the thick spreads over the walls of the cup. By studying the coffee traces left on the cup, they make predictions. Many manuals recommend spells to accompany this ritual.
Among coffee patterns, lines, circles, crowns, rhombuses, crosses, squares, corners, triangles, ovals, houses, animals, furniture, windows, human figures, flowers, trees, numbers, letters are distinguished. Each of them is assigned its own meaning.
How to do tasseography
Although most people buy tea bags to make tea, such a change in preferences should not stop you from practicing, probably the most “convenient” and home-based method of divination. Although most people buy tea bags to make tea, such a change in preferences should not stop you from practicing, probably the most “convenient” and home-based method of divination.
As in other methods of divination, the roots of taseography (from the French word "tasse" - a cup) go to China. This method was formed from the Chinese method of divination, based on reading and interpreting the inside of the bells. When they are turned over, Chinese cups without handles not only become like a bell, but in this form they are easier to carry.
In this article you will find basic information that will help you learn to read on tea leaves. But immediately remember that how you will interpret the leaves will largely depend on your spiritual perception, fortune-telling traditions and inner intuition.