Astragalomancy – Divination using dice.


Its a easy and fun ways to ask questions, using the dice. It is said that you shouldn’t throw them for yourself and only use when you are feeling calm and centred, you are not going to get a very good reading if your emotions are all over the place.

Standard dice have six sides with markings from 1 to 6. You can either draw a large circle on a piece of paper or use a flat surface. Focus your question and throw your dice, if one lands outside the circle then it’s not counted. Otherwise add the two numbers together and then take a look at the meanings below.

1 – Yes

2 –No

3 -Take Care

4 -Be Wise

5 -Good Luck

6 -Of course

7 -Have Faith

8 -Be Patient

9 -Certanly

10 -Doubful

11 -Nonsence

12 – There is a slight chance.

Astragalomancy is an ancient form of divination and is still used by many when seeking answers. One of the most common ways of Dice Divination used today is done by using three dice.

To determine the meaning of the reading first check if any dice have fallen outside of the circle.

1 dice outside – Difficulties lie ahead

2 dice outside– Arguments and Quarrels are likely

3 dice outside– A sign of luck and success (no reading needed)

The dice that land within the circle are added up and their number indicates the message.

0,1,2 – No answer available. Ask another day

3 – A change in circumstances will happen soon

4 –  Unpleasantness, arguments, misunderstanding

5 – Unexpected surprise or information, your plans and wishes will be fulfilled

6 – Loss of some kind, most likely financial, possibly material, or a relationship

7- Potential hardships, gossip, finances, etc. They will eventually be resolved

8- You should not act to hastily, lack of discretion may lead to misfortune

9- A possible union in love or in business , success in romance and or gambling

10- New beginnings, possibly a birth,  a new job or promotion

11- Potential loss of a person, death, short term illness; or the return of a person who was estranged from you

12- Important communication will arrive soon, seek counsel if it is a legal matter, potential for a large sum of money

13- Continuation on your current path will lead to misery and difficulty

14- A friend or relative will offer their assistance, possibly an new romance arrives

15- Proceed with caution, avoid starting new projects for the next week, do not be drawn into gossip

16- A short trip will provide relief, entertainment, and potentially profit

17- Change of perspective, adjustment to plans may be needed, be receptive to the council of others, even those whom you don’t know

18- Luck, Success, Blessings, Attainment and Fulfilment

Some additional notes- If two dice fall one on top of the other while throwing the dice it means that you will receive a gift. Re-throw the dice for your reading.

If you are throwing the dice on a tabletop and a one falls on the floor, you may lose a friendship.

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