The art and practice of divining the past, the present and the future by looking into images on the surface of spring water.
In this method of divination, the diviner usually uses a sacred pool or spring, Springs with bubbling surfaces were particularly chosen for these prognostications.
Some diviners preferred to color their water with black ink in order to give a more reflective surface. Often a distinctive receptacle was chosen for the darkened water, on the grounds that the more they like the objects used, more accurate their divination will be.
According to occult traditions, Pegomancy is a form of Hydromancy.
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