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iChing
[ee-ching]
• Tool of divination (coins with symbols on them) arisen out of ancient Chinese text
• “Symbol system used to identify order of random events” (wikipedia)
• For more see iChing at Wikipedia

Initiation
[ih-nish-ee-ey-shuhn]
• Ceremony used for a rite of passage into a specific group or society.
• Formal ceremony, may represent a transformation into a new societal role.
• Common initiations might include graduations or religious confirmations.
• Initiations are often used for people to join a coven (see wicca)

Intuition
[in-too-ish-uhn]
• Instinctive feeling or knowing without using conscious reasoning or rational thought process.
• Perceptive insight &/or understanding based on feeling rather than facts.

Invocation
[in-vo-kay-shun]
• The summoning of a deity, divine power, spiritual guides or angels for ritual, magical and/or spiritual purposes
• Request for assistance from spiritual sources higher than one’s self
• Said as a prayer or a chant

Iridology
[ir-i-dol-uh-jee]
• Means of diagnosing illness or conditions by examining the iris of the eye