The study of occult arts or practices, the belief in supernatural powers. These practices include alchemy, spiritualism, religion, magic and divination.

Alternative labels

fortune telling

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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Occultism is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Medium: Mediums claim to act as communicators between the natural world and the spiritual world.  They convey statements or images which they claim have been provided by spirits and that can have significant personal and often private meanings to their client.
Fortune teller: Fortune tellers claim to foretell future events about a person’s life and provide clients with their interpretation. They often use various techniques such as card reading, palm reading or tea-leaves reading.
Psychic: Psychics claim to have extra-sensory talents to gather information and insight into people’s lives, events or situations. They offer advice to clients about topics of importance to their clients such as health, money and love. Psychics often work with traditional practices such as tarot card reading, palm reading or using astrological charts.

Optional knowledge

Occultism is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022