Palmistry is in itself a complete science
which can forecast the future of an individual
authentically. The good point about this kind of hand is
that such people are optimists of the highest order.
hand is commonly neither much long nor much wide,
well-formed, soft and more supple than even the artistic
hand. The good point about this kind of hand is that
such people are optimists of the highest order. They
neither lose hope nor the direction when faced with the
greatest of the difficulties and even calamities.
From worldly point of view however, these are not very
successful hands as such persons are known to lean very
heavily on ideals. Sometimes they are also seen to
exhibit a tendency to live beyond their means, ruining
themselves in the process.
A very small hand does not tell very brightly about the
person. If anything, it shows narrow-mindedness and
suspicious nature. The natives tend to get fault finding
and quite quarrelsome. It is seen that advanced
instincts such as maternal care , cultural
sophistication and philosophical thoughts are completely
absent in such natives. No doubt isolated tribes still
surviving in remote jungles of Africa are carrying such
hands. Evolutionary, these are primitive hands.
The thumb is the most important digit which man has. it
is the meeting point of palm and fingers. it should
rather be called and treated as king of hand. without
it, the fingers will not be able to grasp anything.
because of thumb, a man is called a social animal
otherwise it would have been just any animal.
Position - it lies above the mount of venus.
Denotes the intelligence in an individual.
Each finger has three phalanges/parts: the one on which
the nail grows is the first phalange, the next to it is
the middle phalange and the one adjacent to the palm is
the third phalange.
The index finger
The finger next to the thumb is called the index finger.
it represents the ego of a person and his desire for
recognition or prestige. if the index finger is longer
than normal it is indicative of a person's desire to
dominate others; smaller than normal it represents a
lack of ambition. such a person is only a follower,
never a leader.
The middle finger
the finger next to the index finger is called the middle
finger. it represents the balance of mind, sagacity and
the love of solitude. it is, in most cases, longer than
the rest of the digits or fingers. if it is equal in
length to the index or the third, or ring finger, it is
supposed to be a small middle finger. a person with such
a finger will be petty-minded and those having a very
long middle finger shy away from human company.
The ring finger
the third or the ring finger is indicative of a person's
desire for ostentation and fame. a person with a small
ring finger is totally devoid of the tendency towards
ostentation. nor do persons with such fingers take any
risks. if the ring finger is longer than usual, i.e., if
it is longer than the index finger, a person would be
given to too much ostentation and would love to take
risks. those risks include speculation, gambling and
other games of chance.
The little finger
the fourth or the little finger represents eloquence and
wit. a little finger which extends to the end of the
first phalange of the third finger is considered to be
of average length. if it is longer, these qualities
become more pronounced in a person. converse is the case
if the finger is of less than average length. a person
with a small little finger suffers from an inferiority
complex and he does not have the courage to speak out
Each mount denotes mental as well as physical
peculiarities of the individual. The mounts are Jupiter,
Saturn, Sun, Mercury, Moon, Venus, and Mars- Lower,
Skin of the hand.
If the skin of the hand is flexible , a person is more
likely to have a flexible character. but, if the skin is
thick and hard, a person is not likely to change his
views in a hurry. he is a person with firmness of
If the skin is flexible and the hand is hard it is known
as a firm hand. such a person is given to thinking and
also action. his views are both firm and flexible.
If the skin is soft , it is known as a flabby hand. such
a person has an active mind, but less of physical
strength or vitality.