Palmistry Reading Chart Basics
In palm reading, the hand that you use a lot is read first and then the other hand is read. More often than not, the dominant hand or the hand you use more often, is the hand which decides your future and the other non dominant hand is used to determine the past or hidden qualities. Palm readers normally check the following characteristics of the palm for their reading, before consulting the palm reading chart.
The shape of hands is the first thing that is noted and depending on the shape of your hand you could have a earth, fire, air or water element hand. See table below for explanation.
|Hand Type||Hand Shape|
|Earth Hand||Broad square fingers and palms, with rough skin|
|Fire Hand||Square or rectangular palms with pink skin or flushed skin|
|Air Hand||Long fingers with square or rectangular palms and dry skin|
|Water Hand||Short oval shaped palms with long flexible conical fingers|
Lines on the Palm
The lines on the palm are used to determine the future or personality traits of an individual. The three main lines that are considered are the head line, the heart line and the life line (see the palm reading diagram) while reading a palm. The table below gives thorough overview on the major lines of the palm and how they can be explained on the palm reading chart. Along with these major lines a few minor lines are also seen as including the marriage and lifeline, travel lines and the girdle of Venus.
|Lines on the Palm||Interpretation|
|The heart line curves upward to end between middle and index finger||A caring and understanding personality|
|The heart line curves to end below the index finger||An adventurous and artistic personality|
|The heart line is straight||A selfish personality|
|The head line curves downwards||A sensitive personality with an inclination towards literature and fantasy|
|Head line curves upwards towards the little finger||An aptitude for Maths, Business Studies and Logic|
|Broken head line or no head line||Has varying interests or a specialist in certain fields respectively|
|Life line that curves completely around the thumb||Good physical and mental health|
|A lifeline that is forked upwards||A positive attitude towards life|
|A lifeline that is forked downwards||A pessimist and an introvert|
|The Destiny or Fate Line|
|Absent fate line||A comfortable but uneventful life ahead|
|Fate line that is unbroken and runs straight across||A successful life ahead|
|A fork in the destiny line||Indicates a great amount of wealth in store|
The mounts on the palm are also seen while foretelling the future using palm reading. These mounts are derived from Greek palmistry and are named after Greek gods and goddesses. They are the ‘mounts’ of flesh below each finger. Their location and interpretation are shown in the table beneath.
|Mounts||Location on the Palm||Interpretation|
|Mount of Venus||Located below the thumb||Signifies love, beauty and artistic sense|
|Mount of Jupiter||Located below the index finger||Signifies fortune, leadership skills and a bent towards education and religion|
|Mount of Saturn||Located below the middle finger||Signifies patience, hard work and practicality|
|Mount of Apollo||Located below the ring finger||Signifies energy, creativity and compassion|
|Mount of Mercury||Located at the base of the little finger||Signifies business skills, wit and versatility|
|Luna Mount or Mount of the Moon||Located at the lower part towards the end of the palm||Signifies creativity, passion and shyness|
Although palm reading may not be 100% accurate and dishonest palmists may even be using old tricks to trick new customer, one must appreciate the palm reading chart and the way it can be used to pick up hints to precisely describe a person and the numerous aspects of his or her character and persona.
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