Sightless Eyes That Claim to Foresee the Future

Divination as a lucrative business is firmly established throuhgout the Orient. Crystal gazing is one well known method, and sand diviners ply a good trade in many Eastern Bazaars. A variant of sand divination is practised by this blind fortune teller in Khokan, capital of Ferghana province of Turkistan; he predicts the future of his clients by the disposition of little heaps of pebbles. . Photo - Maynard Owen Williams