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The most important question in lines on palmistry is which hand is to be read: right or left? Generally speaking, the more dominant hand should be read. If you are a right handed, the right hand is the proper hand to read. However, in some cases you will find you have to read the lines of both hands The following details the different types of lines of palmistry and their respective characteristics:

1.The Line of Life or Life Line

The line of life shows the kind of life followed, the general health of the subject and the length of life to be expected.

Line is long, clear and of good color- Good health and long life

Line is linked and made up of little Pieces- Ill health

Line is broken in both hands- Death occurs at that age

Line starts from under the base of the mount of Jupiter- Ambition will be fulfilled

Ascending branches of lifeline- Success

Descending branches of lifeline- Failure

Netted line- Indication of fertility

A fork at the end of the life line- Have to be dependent on the charity of others in old ages.

Lines on palmistry

2.The Line of Head

This line says about the intellectual capacity and the general characteristics of an individual.

A straight, clear, and even line- Symbol of common sense and business capability.

The line is sloping- A leaning for romance, idealist and bohemianism.

The line is straight, clear and going to the side of the hand- The subject has a great intellectual power but inclined to selfishness.

The sloping almost to the wrist- Tells of self-delusion and a fatal influence of the imagination.

The line is short, barely reaching the middle of the hand- Weakness of intellect, want of will.

Netted line- A slight tendency towards nervousness.

Many break throughout the line- An increasing melancholy.

3.The Line of Heart

The line of Heart shows the nature of love.


The line is well defined, long and straight- Indicates true and devoted love.

The line extends from one edge of the palm to the other- Intensity of passion which will lead only to bitter jealousy, quarrels and heartbreaks.

The line is bright and red- Great violence of passion.

The line is bare and thin inclined towards the percussion-Denotes sterility.

The line is pale and broad- Nature of the subject is blase and indifferent.

Breaks in the line-Disappointment and trouble.

Netted line- The affection will constantly be changing.

4.The girdle of Venus

In lines of palmistry this is a kind of semi-circle rising between the first and second fingers, and ending between the third and fourth.

People possess with the Girdle of venues- Capable of rising to the highest pitch of enthusiasm.

Goes over the side of the hand (or in contact with the marriage line) – Disturbance in married life.

Cuts the heart line- Weaker love.

Breaks in the line- Many passionate love affairs but not last more than a few months at a time.

One end touching mount of mercury- A spectacular business career.

5.The line of the Sun (The Line of Apollo in lines of palmistry)

This line on lines of palmistry may rise from the line of life, the mount of Luna, the plain of mars or the line of heart and is a favorable sign when found in hand.

Rising from line of life- Indicates great success in art, literature, or dramatic work.

Rising from the mount of Luna- Denotes Success and distinctions in literature or similar field but largely dependent upon others.

Rising from the plain of mars- Success can be won only after difficulty or by hard work.

Rising from the line of heart- Great taste for art and artistic things but they themselves never make much of their artistic life.

Ascending branch leading to line of Saturn- Much of the artist’s life will be spent in poverty.

Fork at end of line- Recognition and great wealth from a successful career.

6.The Line of Mercury (or the Line of Health, Liver or the Hepatica in lines of palmistry)

It generally rises from the base of the mercury and indicates the condition of health of the subject. The straighter it lies on the hand, the better.

Touching the line of life- Indicates There is some delicacy at work undermining the life.

Touching both lines of heart and life- Delicacy of weakness of the heart.

The color is red where it joins the line of heart- Active heart disease.

The line is missing- The subject is lucky and will be free to do whatever he likes, for illness will never hamper him in carrying out his plans.

Netted Line- Loss of hair.

The line is forked- A tendency towards despondency.

7.The Fate Line (The Saturnian in lines of palmistry)

The line may rise from the line of life, the wrist, the Mount of Luna or the plain of Mars.

A clear well defined fate line starting at the base of the palm and extending well up near the base of the fingers- Indicates a steady and gratifying progress towards success in life.

If the line is too long- Indicates misfortune.

The line starts from life line- The ambition is going to be realized.

The line starts in the mount of moon- The life of the subject is not going to be entirely under his own control.

The line starts in the middle of the palm- Success at latter age after lots of struggle and hard work.

Netted line- Complication.

Breaks in the line- A new occupation of line at that particular time.