Tasseography is a type of divination practice commonly known as tea leaf reading
In general, divination requires two basic elements: 1) A Question 2) An Answer. In tasseography the querent
drinks a cup of tea made with a teaspoon of loose tea leaves. Care is taken not to swallow the leaves while sipping on the tea. Afterwards the cup is handed over to the reader who interprets the meanings of symbols formed by the wet tea leaves.
Another name for tasseography is tasseomancy.
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