I saw him on the streets begging. Either his parents have pushed him into it or he is an orphan. He is just one boy amongst thousands of street children and by reading his hand I am no way implying that the others on the street are like him.
This boy has one of the saddest hands I've seen. His right hand tells us what his character is likely to be when he becomes an adult, based on his status and circumstances today. Sure, he could change, although
it’s unlikely that Danny Boyle will discover him and change his life.
The main characteristics of his hand are his short fingers with developed phalanges, with the little finger shorter than normal, a strong Apollo finger and a slightly curved Jupiter finger. He also has a slightly supple but good-sized thumb with a short plump first phalange and thick second phalange. The mount of Venus is developed and wide. The boy has few lines, but the main lines are dark and well etched. The heartline is long and curved, starting on the Mount of Saturn, an unusual end for a heartline. The headline is high set and does not have a smooth path. The lifeline is drawn towards the mount of Moon.
Each of these signs by themselves do not signify anything awful, but in combination, these markings are not good.
The boy's hand reveals him to be a restless and impulsive person with a strong sexual appetite and limited will power. It shows a person who equates the idea of love with sex and other pleasures of the flesh. He likes his physical comforts, enjoys luxury and hankers for money and attention. The strong Apollo finger gives him an attractive personality at a superficial level - pleasant, fun-loving and a little carefree. Perhaps that was why he saluted me when I fished out my camera. He posed for the picture, a hint of a smile on his dry lips.
His thumb tells us that he is stubborn. He attempts manipulation but falls short due to his limited understanding of other people’s motives and lands up being the sucker. He can be naïve and cunning at the same time and finds it difficult to understand logic and reasoning although he is not stupid. He has an ability and skill of some kind. As he has a creative side to his personality and a risk-taking attitude, he could make money as a small-time street entrepreneur.
What is his future? As mentioned in this blog, the future as told by hand reading is inexact because lines can change and behaviour cannot be predicted. Where this boy is concerned, his physical needs are too strong and his desire for money too much and he is likely to live on the edge. Add to this fact that he is stubborn and unreasonable, and this makes family life difficult as well.
His career/work should be okay, in the sense that he will survive, make some money. However, people could take advantage of him. He craves for security and stability, but this will not be a consistent factor in his life. His good health in his youth will enable him to survive the rough life.
Long-term success is not seen on his hand. Greed being a strong factor with him means that he could be short-sighted. For him, a bird in hand is worth far more than two in the bush.
It's unlikely that he will become a thug or criminal, but this cannot be ruled out because of his circumstances. He is certainly capable of aggression. His short fingers, supple thumb, thick phalanges, a strong mount of Venus and the heartline show less control over the self.
(The sketch of the boy has been made on Photoshop from photographs I took of a street urchin in Mumbai last month)
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