Palmistry is a form of palm reading. This form of divination used shapes, lines and patterns on the hands to make forecasts about a persons life’s present past and future. The basic theory behind palmistry is that the hands have information about a person’s significant life’s events and personality. Palmistry originated in China about 3,000 years ago, and has been used in Europe for fortune telling by the gypsies. It became popular during the spiritualism movement of the 20th century.
This is not just about reading palms, but it also incorporates understanding and interpretation of the hands. The shape of the nails, fingers and mounts formation are interpreted as they appear. A professional palm reader will have many qualifications and have a thorough understanding about palm reading and forecasting.
Things revealed with palm reading
The hand is a store of important information about an individual’s life passage and purpose. An authentic palmist explores the major life’s challenges that a person has faced and they scrutinize the key areas where they are vulnerable. These are areas requiring work to experience wholesome transformation. These hand patterns are also associated with astrology.
Hand patterns are bound to change with time and age, occurring due to significant life’s changes. Other practices like meditation and yoga are responsible for changing the how to read palm lines and hand patterns. It is believed that the more one connects with the collective or divine mind, the more the spirit is set free from the physical body.
Some people really love to read their own palms, which is also known as self-palm reading. This does not require any special knowledge or academic qualifications. However, one needs to have a basic understanding of palmistry, which is gathered from the internet and other metaphysical sources. This art and hobby slowly develops into a profession not only for self-gratification but also for helping others. Professional palm readers are more dependable because they have a deeper knowledge of all concepts, which is not the case with self-palm readers. There are institutions that provide training on palm readings and how to reveal the secrets of the palms.
The idea behind self-palm readings and professional palmistry is the same. The only difference is the understanding and experience with the different palmists. Professional palm readers are much more experienced and knowledgeable in the field than self-palm readers, their accuracy with the answers derived is unquestionable. This should not deter self-palm readers from pursuing their skill and becoming professionals, they can achieve this level of skill with practice in understanding the relationships between the body mind and spirit.
Today there are many techniques and methods used for training including special palm reading software. This makes it easier for a beginner to develop their skill and for the more experienced to give better and more accurate results in a timely manner. Self-palm reading can be easily developed into a fully-fledged profession with a little help from a professional palm reader.