of Sun and Fate are forked. These are marks of success and celebrity.
The Hand of a Famous Indian Scientist (See Fig. 68).
The hand of this saintly scientist is inserted with a view to illustrating the following lines and signs: —
The mounts of Mercury, Sun, upper Mars and Moon, denoting the zone of imagination and the sub-conscious, are more developed than the other side of the hand. The mount of Venus appears to be developed towards the side of the thumb denoting a purity of character. The mark of triangle on Jupiter is the sign of his fame won through intellectual ability. The big triangle made by the lines of Fate, Head and Health is the sign of a saintly person who is competent to acquire a clear knowledge of the realities of human existence and the material universe. This is also a mark of creative talents. There are more than two marks of fish denoting scholarship, goodness of heart and honours coming to the owner even in old age.
fig. 67. THE HAND OF A FAMOUS SCIENTIST
Mercury finger straight and long.
Line or Head remarkable for its length, and shape and fork at
the end. Line of Fate turned towards Jupiter.
Temple. Line of Sun forked.
Line of Heart triple forked.
There are more than two ascending lines which indicate the magnificent social status attained by him. Both the lines of
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Fate and Sun are well-marked and forked. They and the line of Heart being branched show that the owner had the mark of a tree which is considered a fortunate sign to have.
The line of Heart is triple forked, one fork of which is made by the line of Fate. In his case idealistic love was present and sex energy was transmuted and used in the service of science and his country. This is verified by the presence of the mark of triangle on the Venus mount. This remarkable man dedicated his life to the cause of science and education and the good of his mother-land and led a life of celibacy throughout.
Look at the mark of an island or Yav in the centre of the thumb denoting that possessor was an honour to his race, family and country.
There are several marks of fish with heads turned upward and downward, similar to those found on the hand of Tagore, denoting honours coming to a person in earlier life and advanced age.
fig. 68. THE HAND OF A FAMOUS INDIAN SCIENTIST
The Hand of a Self-Made Millionaire (See Fig. 69).
The hand of this self-made millionaire is given to illustrate the signs denoting his business ability and success in growing rich. It may be stated that about 13 years ago he was only a primary teacher on a small salary of Rs. 20/-.
fig. 69. THE HAND OF A SELF-MADE MILLIONAIRE
fig. 70. THE HAND OF A GOVERNMENT OFFICER
The mount of Mercury is developed and inclined to
wards the percussion side. The finger of Mercury with its
second phalange, indicating business talents, is long.
The line of Head, slightly joined to the line of Life,
runs straight and evenly through the palm, ending in a triple
The fingers are set evenly on the palm a sign of for
tune and a well-balanced nature.
Indication of Wealth.
The line of Fate is strong and forked at the termina
tion one fork being inclined towards Jupiter.
The line of Sun is forked at the end, one fork inclined
towards the Mercury mount. It rises at about the 27th year
and is connected with an influence from Moon. The person
made money by foreign exports, Moon governing the sea.
The line of Heart is associated with a trident, made
with the fate line, forked and inclined to Jupiter. This shows
that the person is a child of fortune. Look at a small triangle
connected with the line of Heart touching the line of Sun and
under the finger of Sun and line of Heart. This shows the cons
truction of a house and acquisition of landed property.
The Hand of a Government officer (See Fig. 70) This hand bears the following marks and events: —
All the mounts are well developed. This man is a materialist. The mount of Moon is far weaker in development than the Venus mount and therefore zone of imagination is