Let’s Talk About Tea Leaf Reading
For an apparently harmless drink, tea has a powerful history. The tea exchange’s past is saturated with expansionism, savagery, and, surprisingly, transformation. This fragrant refreshment’s checkered history to the side, there’s no rejecting that it’s tasty; today, it’s delighted in virtually every culture all over the planet. Also, tea isn’t only for tasting. Tea leaves are likewise utilized as a divination instrument to investigate the past, present, and future.
Tasseography (otherwise called tasseomancy) is the specialty of distinguishing images and deciphering messages found in the shapes and setups of tea leaves. However the training is basic, the outcomes are frequently significant, and inquisitive personalities have been captivated by tasseography for a really long time. Tasseography isn’t close to as well known as tarot perusing or precious stone magick is today, be that as it may, as it’s likewise less perceived.
How does tasseography work?
Like all divination rehearses, tea leaf perusing depends on the idea of coordinating energy. At the point when we centre our magickal goal around the tea, the leaves become fiery channels that are equipped for reflecting our encounters — including those which still can’t seem to happen. When provoked with an inquiry, the leaves uncover stowed away blockages, offer counsel, and, surprisingly, estimate what’s to come. These enchanted messages are installed inside the wet leaves’ shape, thickness, variety, and position.
An old text on tasseography, Reading Tea Leaves — composed by “A Highland Seer” in 1881 — offers an extensive rundown of standard tea leaf images and their implications, alongside test setups and understandings. Numerous tea perusers actually think about this original text as a central asset.
So how would I make way for a tea reading?
It might sound self-evident, however, to peruse tea leaves, you should initially brew some tea. Collect your teacup (ideally white or a light tone to permit you to see the leaves’ setups all the more obviously), boiling water, and free tea leaves. The items in a tea sack won’t work: These leaves are excessively finely sliced to make recognizable structures. It’s suggested that fledglings utilize basic free dark tea leaves, however, partake during the time spent choosing a fragrant mix that tempts your faculties.
Whenever you’ve found your number one tea leaves, place them straightforwardly into the cup (no requirement for sifters or injectors) and pour the boiling water. Since the leaves will stay in the cup, you don’t have to stress over-soaking. While the water cools, take a couple of seconds to consider your expectations and start moving your energy into the retentive tea leaves.
The individual looking for replies in the divination practice — whether it be you or another person — is alluded to as the querent. Particularity is vital here, so make certain to plan a reasonable and succinct inquiry (or on the other hand, in the event that you’re doing the perusing for another person, that they do). Keep in mind, that a general ask will yield a general response.
At the point when the temperature is correct, the querent (that is you in the event that you’re responding to your own inquiry) ought to start tasting the tea as they keep on examining their inquiry. At the point when there is about a tablespoon of fluid excess in the cup, they can start the twirling and-turning custom: Holding the cup in the left hand, whirl it multiple times from left to right.
How might I get everything rolling by recognizing tea leaf images?
From the outset, the understanding system can appear to be a digit overwhelming, yet don’t worry. Over time, tasseographers have noticed steady examples and setups. North of 150 exemplary images are nitty-gritty in Reading Tea Leaves, so go ahead and utilize this exemplary asset to assist with directing your translations. Contemporary tasseographers have supportive instructional exercises, too.
For the most part, you’ll experience five kinds of images: creatures, legendary creatures, articles, letters, and numbers. Some of the time, these structures will be incredibly self-evident. The wings of a bird, for example, can recommend freshly discovered opportunities or an effective excursion.
Then again, a cross might connote a blockage or unanticipated difficulty ahead. It’s memorable’s critical that few out of every odd arrangement should be deciphered; just spotlight on the images that relate to the querent’s request.
What does each piece of the cup connote?
The handle of the teacup serves a significant capability: It is the energy conductor that interfaces the physical and dynamic domains. It likewise represents the querent and ought to be situated due south to connote the querent’s ongoing climate. (In crystal gazing, the fourth house, which oversees the home and family, is likewise situated here, at the foundation of the mysterious outline.)
Tea leaves close to the handle recommend occasions connecting with the querent’s quick environmental factors, while leaves straightforwardly across the handle (due north) represent outer issues and outside impacts.