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Quote:
Originally Posted by kwaw
Many varieties of divination are attested in Persian literature and folk practice. They include ... divining by playing cards (fale waraq ) End quote from:

http://www.iranian.com/Sep96/Iranica...icaDivine.html

Kwaw
This is very interesting. Fale waraq.

"Waraq" must refer to the cards - which is new to me. I only know "Kanjifeh" for cards. What does waraq mean?

Thanks for pointing out the Qur'an divination too.

Ross
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