REPUBLIC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM

Fortune Telling

Traditional popular practices such as fortune telling and fortune tellers, the reasons why people go to fortune tellers, different kinds of fortune telling such as using coffee, tea, tarot cards, playing cards etc., materials used in fortune telling, interpretation of events, interpretation of dreams,“istihare” (making a wish before sleeping) and its different varieties, practices carried out before “istihare,” making contact with supernatural beings, necromancy, mediums, reading others’ thoughts, influencing another’s faith, destiny and luck, and making wishes.