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March 7, 2010

Chirognomy: It is the study of shape of hand. The mounts , texture, quality and length of hand and fingers to indicate the basic instincts, nature and temperament of a person.

imageThe Elementary Hand

Earth Hand

Physical Characteristics

In appearance it is coarse and clumsy, with large, thick, heavy palm, short fingers and short nails. The important point in elementary hand: the palm is always thick and coarse and the fingers are short and clumsy. The hand itself is extremely short and barely reaches the base of the first finger. There is very little to be seen on the palm.

Personal Characteristics

The person with the elementary hand displays a lack of enthusiasm and imagination. They show a general indifference to life, and are concerned only with daily existence. This person is largely intolerant of a nasty situation, and can get violent when provoked. They possess a certain low cunning instinct. These are people without aspiration. Simply they eat, drink, sleep, and die.

imageThe Square or the Useful hand

 Fire Hand

Physical Characteristics

The square hand has a square palm, a square wrist, square at the base of the fingers and the fingers and nails are also square. This hand is characterized by a large thumb and a square finger base.

Personal Characteristics

The square hand is most practical and logical of all the types. People with such a hand are orderly, punctual, and precious manner. They are honest and reliable, and like to lead disciplined lives, with little imagination. They respect authority, they love discipline, they respect law and order and are slaves to custom, they are not quarrelsome, but are determined in opposition, they prefer reason to instinct, peace to war, and are methodical in work and habit. They neutrally love the exact sciences and practical studies. They encourage agriculture and commerce; they love home and the duties of home. They are sincere and true in promises, staunch in friendship, strong in principle and honest in business.

imageThe Spatula or the Nervous active type

Physical Characteristics

The fingers of this hand are flattened like a spatula. The most characteristic feature is the large thumb. It is extremely broad near the base and tapers towards the fingers. It is usually found crooked and irregular.

Personal Characteristics

The most striking characteristic of all is the singular independence of spirit. It is this sprit that makes them explorers and discoverers and causes them also to depart from the known rules of engineering and machines to seek the unknown and thus become famous for their inventions. They have a quest for knowledge, and a restless and excitable nature. They are energetic and dexterous, and thrive on taking risks. These people are highly individualistic. A singer, actress, doctor, or preacher with such a instinct will break all rules of precedent – not by any means for the sake of eccentricity, but simply because they have an original way of looking at things and their sense

imageThe Conical Hand or the Artistic type

Physical Characteristics

This hand has smooth fingers, the nails of which are shaped like cones, giving the hand its name. The palm is broad, thick and large, and the thumb is also unusually huge.

Personal Characteristics

The main characteristics of the conic hand are impulse and instinct. They show an artistic, impulsive nature. They may be clever and quick in thought and ideas, yet they are so utterly devoid of patience and tire so easily, that they rarely carry out their intentions. People with this hand are usually connoisseurs of the arts with superb communication skills. They live life on a purely sensual level. They judge everything by impulse and instinct. They are also very much influenced by the people with whom they come in contact, and by their surroundings. They carry their likes and dislikes to extremes, they are usually short-tempered but it is a thing of the moment. Such people tire so easily that they rarely carry out there designs or intentions. They are generous and sympathetic, selfish where their own personal comfort is concerned.

imageThe Philosophic or the Intellectual hand

Air Hand

Physical Characteristics

This hand is long, narrow, and fragile-looking, with slender, tapering fingers and long, almond-shaped nails. Its very fineness and beauty, however, indicate its want for energy and strength.

Personal Characteristics

People with such a hand are likely to be students of a particular subject. They are philosophers and gain great success in the form of wealth. These people are religious by nature. They study mankind and they play the harp of life with their own way. They like to be distinct from others, and for this they will go through all kinds of privations. They love mystery in all the things. People with such hands are generally egotistical, which is in keeping with the life they lead. The developed joints are a characteristic of thoughtful people, while the smooth, pointed fingers are opposite to that. It is the combination of these almost opposite characteristics which brings about the peculiar ideas that make men and women with the philosophic type of hand.

imageThe Psychic or the Idealistic hand

Water Hand

Physical Characteristics

This is a small and slender hand, characterized by smooth fingers. The palm is medium in size, and the nailed phalanges are long and tapering. The thumb is small and elegant.

Personal Characteristics

This is a most beautiful but unfortunate hand. People with this hand have a visionary and dreamy nature. This type of hand is very rare to find. The fineness and beauty of this hand indicate its want of energy and strength; such hands try to hold their own in the battle of life. People with this hand lead a very confused life which is characterized by a lack of discipline in their life. They are gentle in manner, quiet in temper; confiding and they automatically trust somebody who is kind to them. People with psychic hand have a purely visionary and idealistic nature. These people are very religious by nature and more impressed with the service, music, and ceremony of the sermon. Parents having children with such type of hand can not understand how to treat their children.

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