Predicting things by the shape of the earth.

You drive stakes into the ground at various points, and connect them with string. The heights and angles of the string would tell the future.

Earth Magick. Any system that uses telluric effects. Ranges from divinatory patterns drawn in the sand, through the magickal analysis of a landscape, to the allignment of standing stones (and buildings) in relation to each other, the landscape, astronomical phenomenon and the flow of telluric curents. The western form of Taoist Feng Shui.


The 16 Figures of Western Geomancy, with their attributions: 
 
Puer 
  *      Mars, BRTzBAL 
  *      Aries, MLKIDAL 
 * *     Letter of Enochian Alphabet : B (Pe) 
  *      Value: 90 
 
Amissio 
  *      Venus, QDMAL 
 * *     Taurus, ASMVDAL 
  *      Letter of Enochian Alphabet : A (Un) 
 * *     Value: 6 
 
Albus 
 * *     Mercury, ThPThRThRTh 
 * *     Gemini, AMBRIAL 
  *      Letter of Enochian Alphabet : S (Fam) 
 * *     Value: 7 
 
Populus 
 * *     Moon, ChShMVDAI  
 * *     Cancer, MVRIAL   
 * *     Letter of Enochian Alphabet : G (Ged)  
 * *     Value: 8 
       
Via 
  *      Moon, ChShMVDAI 
  *      Cancer, MVRIAL 
  *      Letter of Enochian Alphabet : L (Ur) 
  *      Value: 8 
 
Fortuna Major            
 * *     Sun, SVRTh           
 * *     Leo, VRKIAL          
  *      Letter of Enochian Alphabet : P (Mals)  
  *      Value: 9      
 
Fortuna Minor 
  *      Sun, SVRTh 
  *      Leo, VRKIAL  
 * *     Letter of Enochian Alphabet : Z (Ceph) 
 * *     Value: 9 
 
Conjunctio 
 * *     Mercury, ThPThRThRTh 
  *      Virgo, HMLIAL 
  *      Letter of Enochian Alphabet : E (Graph) 
 * *     Value: 10 
 
Puella 
  *      Venus, QDMAL 
 * *     Libra, ZVRIAL 
  *      Letter of Enochian Alphabet : O (Med) 
  *      Value: 30 
 
Rubeus 
 * *     Mars, BRTzBAL 
  *      Scorpio, BRKIAL 
 * *     Letter of Enochian Alphabet : N (Drun) 
 * *     Value: 50 
 
Acquisitio 
 * *     Jupiter, HSMAL 
  *      Sagittarius, ADVKIAL 
 * *     Letter of Enochian Alphabet : I/J/Y (Gon) 
  *      Value: 60 
 
Carcer 
  *      Saturn, ZZAL 
 * *     Capricorn, HNAL 
 * *     Letter of Enochian Alphabet : U/V/W (Vau) 
  *      Value: 70 
 
Tristitia 
 * *     Saturn, ZZAL 
 * *     Aquarius, KAMBRIAL 
 * *     Letter of Enochian Alphabet : M (Tal) 
  *      Value: 5  
 
Laetitia 
  *      Jupiter, HSMAL 
 * *     Pisces, AMNITzIAL 
 * *     Letter of Enochian Alphabet : R (Don) 
 * *     Value: 100 
 
Caput Draconis  
 * *     Jupiter, HSMAL 
  *      Venus, QDMAL 
  *      Letter of Enochian Alphabet : T (Gisa) 
  *      Value: 3  
 
Cauda Draconis 
  *      Saturn, ZZAL 
  *      Mars, BRTzBAL 
  *      Letter of Enochian Alphabet : F (Orth) 
 * *     Value: 2  
 

Ge"o*man`cy (?), n. [OE. geomance, geomancie, F. g'eomance, g'eomancie, LL. geomantia, fr. Gr. , , the earth + divination.]

A kind of divination by means of figures or lines, formed by little dots or points, originally on the earth, and latterly on paper.

 

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