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Palmistry (also known as Cairomancy and Palm Reading) is the art of reading the lines and mounds on a person's palm to read their personality, life and future.

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LinesEdit

  • Life Line - Quality of Life
    • Long - Energetic disposition, strong reserves of personal power
    • Downward towards the wrist - Intense internal fortitude
    • Straight (no curves) - Limited stamina
    • Breaks off somewhere - Obstacles in health/recovery/caution
    • Fork at the end of the wrist - Journey that affects your life.
  • Head Line - Intellect
    • Runs less than half of the palm - Singleminded
    • Runs across palm towards little finger - Intelligent, logical minded
    • Runs down Lunar Area - Creatively-free person
    • Runs down, curves up at wrist to little finger - Financial Success
  • Heart Line - Love
    • Begins on Mount of Jupiter - Soulmate
    • Begins in middle of index and middle finger - Willing to accept reality
    • Chained - Disappointment in love, cautions
    • Drooping Line - Trouble with opposite sex
    • Forked at the beginning - Can meet life and love without an open mind.
  • Fate/Destiny Line - Course of Destiny
    • No Line - Peaceful and quiet life
    • Clear, deep, straight - Success with person change
    • Wavy Line - Argumentive, unsystematic, sloppy
    • A break in the line - Unplanned changes
    • Begins at the heart or head line - Success may come later in life, usually after age 40
  • Line of the Sun - Luck and Fortune
    • No Line - Hard workers, don't rely on luck or destiny
    • Runs vertically between wrist, up ring finger - Clues for lucky breaks (longer the line = more luck)
  • Girdle of Venus - Sensitivity
    • With line - Enjoys good living and physical pleasure
    • Without line - overly sensitive socially
  • Hepatica/Line of Health - Health through lifetime. Age starts the youngest at the top and ages downward.
    • No Line - Strong Constitution, Excellent Health
    • Deep Line - Succeptable to Illness
    • Wavy Line - Intestinal/Digestive Problems
    • Blurred/Ragged Line - Needs extra care in one's endurance
    • Touches Life Line - Healthy lifestyle should be top priority
  • Marriage Lines - State of Marriage
    • Strongly Marked Line - Fulfilling Alliance, close relationship(s)
    • Number of Lines - Number of Marriages
    • Broken Line - Challeging, intimate relationships, possible divorce or seperation
    • Long, Straight Lines - Lengthy, fortunate, intimate alliances
    • Begins with a fork - A stormy start
    • 2 Marriage lines meeting - Poly-active relationships
  • Children Lines - Condition of Children
    • Strong Lines - Forceful, assertive personalities
    • Faint Lines - Artistic, sensitive, generous personalities
  • Via Lasciva - Social Etiquette
    • Straight Lines - Bores easily, tires of details
    • Long, Straight, Deep - Strong powers of persuasion.
    • Curved - Little Self-confidence
    • Curves from Mount of Venus - Self-indulgent
    • Branching Lines - Good with money
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Mounds

MoundsEdit

  • Mount of Apollo - Outlook on Life
    • Nickel-Sized - Bright, vivascious, grasps oportunities, creative tendencies
    • Quarter-Sized - Self Indulgent
    • Dime-Sized - Dull, Imperceptive
  • Mount of Jupiter - Temperament and Nature
    • Nickel-Sized - Good tempered, determined, works through endevour, above average ability to succeed.
    • Quarter-Sized, Puffy or Prominant - One-track minded, workaholic
    • Dime-Sized, Flat or Underdeveloped - Thoughtless, egocentric or lacking in self-confidence
    • Connects to Mount of Saturn - Loner, happy working alone, does not do well with others in partnerships or teams.
  • Mount of Lower Mars - Will and Courage (Physical)
    • Nickel-Sized - Physically brave, has a persistant streak
    • Quarter-Sized, Flat - Lacks courage, fearful of pain thus avoids athletics
    • Dime-Sized - Arguementive, strong-willed, unable to conceide despite errors, risk-taker and daredevil
  • Mount of Upper Mars - Will and Courage (Morale)
    • Nickel-Sized - Strong morals, courageous personality
    • Quarter-Sized - Sharp-tongued, Cynical, Pessimistic
    • Dime-Sized, Flat - thinks only of themselves, may have a cowardly way of seeing things
  • Mount of Mercury - How one handles a problem
    • Nickel-Sized - Clear-Thinker, hard working, thrifty, good team player
    • Big and Puffy - Sincere sense of humor, thrives in amusing others
    • Overly Large - Could sell anything to anyone, avoids details for the sake of benefit
    • Marked by a short, straight line - Healing nature, soothing
  • Mount of the Moon - Psychological Insight
    • Nickel-Size - Creative romantic, joyful, psychically sensitive, involves themselves in the ocean
    • Very Prominent - Hard, coarse, introspective, uncaring to their fellow man
    • High on the palm - Powersul creative tendencies that should be followed
    • Well developed, soft - Inconsistant, flighty, natural dreamer
    • Reaches Mount of Venus - Passionate for lust and life
    • Close to Wrist Line - Possesses psychic gifts
  • Mount of Saturn - Problem Solving
    • Nickel-size - Introspective, persues academically, thrifty, quick to sound descisions
    • Dime-size, flat - One who favors middle road, content without aiming high
    • Large, puffy - Pessimistic, melancholy
    • Close to Mount of Jupiter - Quiet with strong ideas and goals
    • Leans toward Mount of Apollo - Intense love of art, creativity and other beautiful things without having talent themselves (usually)
  • Mount of Venus - Stress
    • Wide, firm, puffy - Warm nature, embraces life, compassionate
    • Extremely large - Remarkable energy
    • Firm - Highly developed libido
    • Soft and pliable - Overly agitated, easily stressed, possibly capricious
    • Closer to lower portion of the palm - Uses artistic skills to focus and accomplish things