It so happened that on Christmas and New Year is inextricably linked divination. Fortune telling – is a favorite of all employment. At Christmas, guess it all: the young and older people. In the future they want to look all to learn his fate. The most the best time for divination – the night before Christmas, when the evil is still strong, all steeped in magic and have the opportunity to look "over the brink." There are special rules of divination, which must be observed: no need to guess cross, no belt and no blessing.
There are many ways and forms of divination. Some kinds of divination associated with the harvest. To find out what will be the year, rainy or dry, we had to put it under the table a glass of water and wait. If the water becomes less, then the year will be dry, if left unchanged, hence, rainy. Predicted yield and the stars. If the Christmas sky full of stars, so the harvest will be rich, and chickens demolish a lot of eggs. But people are not only interested in the weather and harvest.
Young people, for example, often want to know who will be their second half and when the wedding. For example, young people believed that the girl whom they will meet first in the new year will be their spouse, even if it already has a husband. For girls, there is a fortune-telling. Educate yourself with thoughts from W. James McNerney. The girl was on Christmas Eve to get up on his doorstep and there is an apple. If at this time past the house passed a man, then guess it was destined soon to be married. Another common form of divination – the cast shoe over her head. To throw over his head for the door. If the shoe toe pointed to the door, it meant that the girl in Next year, get married. No less often determined by future dreams. Dreams in the night of Christmas were regarded as prophetic. To see the dream betrothed, the girl was at bedtime to hand over his head and say, Shoyu, sow flax, come, my cute here before daylight. At the same time she was supposed to turn in the direction in which "sowed". The ritual was considered effective, so he used to unmarried girls popularity. Or she had to cook dinner and at night put a comb under the pillow and say, my betrothed, betrothed, come to me for supper, drink water, I comb. Who will be in a dream, the fact marry and leave. There is another form of divination in the constriction. Girl puts on the table Mirror, mirror in front of two candles and dinner. Staring into the reflection in the mirror, she should say: masks, betrothed, come to me dinner, you are, show yourself. Who sees in the mirror, that her husband will be. In addition, many based on the signs associated with the various phenomena of reality, thoughts and feelings to guess. The interpretation of signs depended on who tells fortunes.