Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Is MJ Akbar a sexual predator?

MeToo graphic
After the spate of sexual harassment allegations faced by MJ Akbar (a newspaper editor and ex-minister in the Indian government), I looked at his hands to see if there was something on his hands which explained it. It was shocking to hear that a man with such a formidable reputation and a family, should get himself into the news in this unsavoury manner

His hands are a good size and his fingers are long and slim, with significantly long and slim first phalanges and the thumb is long. He has sensitive pads on the tips of his fingers, and the main lines are fairly clear. The Saturn (Fate) line starts early and is quite dark until well into the forties. The Apollo (Sun) line is clear too and visible from a young age, an unusual marking for a journalist. The palm is slightly rectangular, not too much, and the lower mount of Mars is very highly developed, along with the Jupiter mount. The tips of his fingers are rounded, and the heartline is dominant. All these hand characteristics tell us a story.

Take a look at his hands at the link provided here. (The photo of MeToo published on this post is a free photo from Pexels.)

These hands clearly belong to someone who has been
focussed from the start of his life, and determined to succeed. Clearly, MK Akbar’s ambition would lie in a field where he would be able to use his mind because his hands show him to be an intellectual. Not just that, but his hand shows extraordinary talent and expressive ability. 

All that is good but what rings a warning bell is that decision-making is not objective. This will affect decisions at work too and usually, this can lead to favouritism. The intensity of the reading and how prevalent the behaviour is in day-to-day life depends on his other personality characteristics. Akbar’s hand shows impulsivity and sensitivity as well, and one can surmise that this gentleman will not always use his head despite being the intellectual that he is and worse, he will be doing things on the spur of the moment. It means insufficient self-control. 

Aggression is another personality characteristic prominently shown on MJ Akbar’s hand, and while aggression and persistence are traits commonly seen on the hands of successful people, this kind of aggression coupled with some of his other qualities can result in boorish behaviour. It can result in people around feeling intimidated.

But is there anything on the hand which tells us that these are the hands of a sexual predator? Well, the hand does show a healthy sex drive, but even, when combined with the traits of impulsivity and aggression, does not necessarily mean that a person with this type of hand would woo a woman against her wishes, which is what a sexual predator is all about. A sexual predator behaves differently from a womaniser. However, Akbar's hand does not show impressionability, a common personality trait found in the hands of flirts and womanisers. Impressionable people can be carried away by beauty and outward appearances. They can be swayed.

But the question is: Do MJ Akbar's hands show that he is a sexual predator or otherwise criminally minded? Read on.

The hand can show whether a person is evil, but he has to be truly evil for this to be revealed. The hand is a reflection of oneself and what one thinks of oneself is shown on one's hand. If a person behaves badly and commits crimes but in his heart of hearts does not believe that he is doing anything wrong, then his/her hand may not show the darkness which lurks inside. For example, a revolutionary who kills may not see himself as a killer. His hand may, in fact, show idealism and nobility. A person who steals to fill his stomach may not see himself as a thief. And a person who continually hits on reluctant women may genuinely believe he is God’s gift to women and he is doing the women a huge favour by pursuing them aggressively. One cannot help but remember the Tarun Tejpal case. He was arrested for sexual assault but got bail and was later acquitted.

On the other hand, if a human being is cruel or without conscience, or if he is an outright liar or a hardened thief or rapist, then this will be seen on the hand in some manner. Such people hide behind a mask of their own making and deep inside they know who they are. Often, they are unwilling to show their hands.

So if one has to decide whether MJ Akbar’s hands reveal him to be a sexual predator – the answer is not really. But then, it cannot be ruled out either. It could have been ruled out if his hands had not shown high levels of aggression, a strong will and impulsivity. It is not at all surprising that he is hitting back at his accusers. He is not the type of person to take things lying down.

Personality readings of Indian politicians like Subramaniam Swamy and Shashi Tharoor who have written books like MJ Akbar.  Or read about fellow journalist Arnab Goswami.

And there are character sketches of other Indian politicians like Sharad and Ajit PawarVarun Gandhi and Rahul GandhiAkhilesh YadavArvind KejriwalP Chidambaram and many more!

Or read about more than scores of other Politicians, from India as well as the rest of the world.


  1. Can you read tanushree dutta's or nana's hand? Is she a cunning person, who is doing all this for making a come back in Bollywood or is nana really can be another bill cosby of bollywood?

  2. okay, will look for photos of his hand. But you need to wait, as already there have been two other requests.

  3. Mam can you read the hand of Tamil actor ajith Kumar

  4. I will keep it in mind and if the hand photos are available (I need several good ones) I will certainly do so.


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