With the forms and shapes of the hands, the inmost character is plainly revealed in general outline.
For any student of the Hermetic arts, seeking correspondences between the visible world of things with the hidden realm of meaning, appearances will reveal philosophies. Through an informed and close study of minute particulars, tangible realities will disclose their inner workings, the ideal truths of character and emotion which may be clothed in flesh or gesture. At once, the material world may both obscure and illuminate an underlying pattern. But the very act of disguise is itself a form of revelation.
The lines in the palms of the hands may
be compared to rivers. Like water, the
palmar lines carry energy, and are
constantly evolving and changing.These
lines reflect both the energy and its
nature in the life of the individual.
It is possible to get a very quick--snapshot of character by looking at a person's thumbs. This most unique of digits is what distinguishes us from almost all other creatures on the earth.