A form of divination, in this case by examining feet, specially the lines on the soles.
At one time very popular in China, Podomancy also has a long history in Iran (formerly known as Persia).
It was once believed that a person's feet were the "symbol of the soul" and would reveal their personality and future when certain characteristics ― such as size, shape and lines ― were properly interpreted by a skilled diviner.
The toes were also important for an accurate prognostication. Podomancers examined their size and shape thoroughly, since each toe was related to specific zones in the body, as well as to a physical chakra.
Podomancy is very similar to Palmistry. Podomancy, like most divinatory systems, is quite ancient, and has been practiced since time immemorial.
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