(Last Updated on : 26-09-2017)
Mounts in Palmistry hold special significance as they are the origin of different lines in hand
. Mounts are the extra raised pads of flesh in the palm. A hand
is the constant receiver of signals from the brain. There are regions in a palm where extra transmissions of signals, bringing extra blood supply are padded with extra flesh for protection. These areas are called Mounts in Palmistry
Each mount in the palm is symbolic to a particular planet in astrology
, and represents the same qualities in a person. It is said in palmistry that the particular features of the different planets are revealed in the consequent mounts. The planet, which is said to be more prominent, is also considered as more important in the palm.
The different mounts in palmistry are as follows -
Mount of Venus
: Mount of Venus bestows one with love, physical appearance, inclination for arts and beauty, sense of aesthetics, luxuries in life, love for good food and wine, sensualities, romance, compassion, etc. A well balanced raised mount with pink tinge indicates well-balanced aspects in all these fields. On the other hand, an underdeveloped mount reflects the person lacking in all the senses of Venus
. Moreover, an overdeveloped Venus depicts the person's overindulgence in several activities.
Mount of Moon
: The mount of Moon
shows a person's emotional side and thinking patterns, imagination, creativity, sensitivity, intuitions, maternal instincts, harmony in relationships, etc. A well-balanced mount gives all round success in life. An underdeveloped mount shows the person to be unimaginative, non-intuitive or emotionally cold. An overdeveloped mount shows the person to be too creative and imaginative, extremely maternal and intuitive, with strong attraction towards water bodies.
Mount of Jupiter
: Mount of Jupiter
in a palm depicts fortune, confidence, piousness and inclination towards religion
, knowledge, optimism, ambition, integrity, compassion, expansion and justice. A well-developed mount confirms the person to be well educated, of high esteem and character, honourable and ambitious with healthy self-confidence and optimistic attitude towards life. On the other hand, an underdeveloped mount shows the person lacking in all these qualities. The person is less confident, pessimistic and has lesser prospects in life. Further, an overdeveloped mount shows extremes in ambition or ego, up to the point of being vain.
Mount of Saturn
: The mount of Saturn
showcases the tendencies of discipline and hard work in a person. Those who have a normal mount are believed to be a lover of independence and solitude. A well developed mount indicates wise, endurability, keen judgement and enthusiastic for a deep knowledge. If the mount is underdeveloped, then the owner may lack a sense of responsibility, disorganized, flighty and a lack of self-reflection.
Mount of Sun or Apollo
is the symbol of success, power and fame. Spine, fatherhood and children, illumination, light, soul, charisma, personal magnetism, strength, ruler-ship, majesty, authority, dignity, originality, honour, glory, fortune, extravagance, pride, arrogance, vanity, fire and energy, all these are embodiment of the qualities of Sun. The mount of Sun or Apollo in a person's palm shows the extent to which these very characteristics are developed. A healthy looking, well-developed mount depicts a person enriched with all these attributes in a well-balanced ways. An underdeveloped mount shows the person lacking in all these qualities. On the other hand, an overdeveloped mount characterises a person who is too arrogant, extravagant and vain.
Mount of Mercury
embodies intellect, communication skills, nervous system, travels, wit, shrewdness, versatility, reasoning, understanding, interest, education, grasping, mind etc. Normally developed mount of mercury is indicative of talent in communication and thinking, with good amount of interests and business sense. A not so developed mount depicts a person who is unable to grasp things quickly, and is at loss with communication. An overdeveloped mount represents a person with great deal of positive energy and extremely restless.
Mount of Mars
: Mount of Mars
is divided in two regions in the palm. The upper mars, also known as the active mars which depicts vitality, courage, aggression, straight-forwardness, leadership qualities, dynamism and drive. A well-developed upper mount of mars represents the well-balanced qualities of the planet. An underdeveloped mount depicts the person to be totally lacking in courage, vitality, drive and virility. An overdeveloped mount of Mars shows the person to be very courageous who thrives on adventures and excitement. On the other hand, the Lower Mars or Passive mars, depicts inner strength, stamina and courage. A well-developed Lower Mars shows that the person has the calibre to go through the trying situations in life with aplomb.
Mount of Pluto
: The influence of this mount can be seen only in the old age. If this Mount is very prominent, then the person passes his old age happily. If a cross sign is found on this Mount, the person will die before the age of 45 in an accident. If the mount is too prominent, the person is found to be rude, illiterate and prodigal, and if the Mount is not prominent then the person would be unlucky.
In the science of palmistry, the study of all these mounts depicts the nature and capabilities of a person.