From the wrist up to the end of the finger of Saturn is termed as "Hand". According to the science of Palmistry there are different types of hands. They are:
Very Small hand: Persons of this kind of hand are narrow minded and suspicious by nature. They quarrel for small gains. They give first priority for their selfish aims. They talk ill of others. They do not contribute anything for the society.
Small Hand: In a way such people can be called as lazy ones. Though these people have high aims, they do not attain their plans due to their idleness. They like false talks and an exaggerated atmosphere around them. They create an illusory image around them. They have sharp brains but they do not fully utilize them that they repent later in life. Such people though able and competent do not fully succeed in their lives.
Ordinary hand: Such persons are full of practical wisdom. They know how to behave with others. They deal with others in a very practical manner. They get their due respect from the society. They constantly face struggles in their lives but achieve success in ther lives facing them. Their health remains good. They have the greatest capacity of moulding them according to the conditions prevalent around them.
Long Hand: Such persons are generally useful to the society. They are neither happy nor full of anxiety. They are practical in their delaings and are clever and promising. They quickly get to the bottom of any problem. These people are fully useful to the society.
Very Long Hand: Such people are not of any use to the society. They are too emotional and live in an imaginary world. They get perturbed when faced with problems. They are not competent or strong enough to challenge such situations.
Primary Hand: This kind of hand is commonly coarse, heavy and fatty. The formation of the hand is unsymmetrical and the fingers appear to be unsymmetrical. Such persons are termed to be fully civilized. But they are totally materialistic. The main aim of these people are food, clothes and a house. They do not understand the value of life.They remain fully devoid of the values of life. Such people are laborious. Breaking of law is very easy for them. Such persons come under the category of criminals.
Square hand: There are several knots in this kind of hand. The hand is unsymmetrical with prominent bones. The fingers have a special kind of suppleness. Such hands are thinner and less coarse than the primary hand. Such persons are genious and intellectuals. The society receives their contribution. They lead the society. Persons with such hands are philosophers,artists, painters, Men of letters and psychologists. They do not attach too much importance to money.
Workman's Hand: This hand is a little more lengthy in propertion to its width. The mounts are muscular and hard and most of them are suppressed and heavy. Such persons remain active in their lives and do some work or the other. They do not sit idle. They gain success in life through their hard work.
Philosopher's Hand: Such persons keep harmony between sentiments and practicability. They open up new vistas and are succcessful in life. Such persons are learned and intellectuals. They do such things that are good for the society. Great philosphers, thinkers and intellectuals are bestowed with these hands. They are deficient in wealth though they are highly respected.
Artist's Hand: This hand is soft, supple and tender. It has a pink tinge and is very beautiful. The joints of all bones are equal in proportion. The fingers are thin, long, artistic and well-formed. Such persons are lovers of art and nature. Such persons have a special bent for love but are generally love-lorn. These persons are not successful from the worldy point of view. Financial anxiety is always present in their lives.
Ideal Hand: This is said to be the best type of hand.This hand is well-formed, soft and supple. Such a hand is neither much long nor wide. Such persons come to know about their future happenings. They have to face too many troubles in life. But they do not budge. They constantly move forward. They remain unsuccessful from the worldy point of view. Their end is very troublesome.
Mixed Hand: The shape of the mixed hand is a mixture of a philosopher's hand and that of a workman. Such persons begin a work in such a haste and they leave ther work incomplete due to ther anxiety. Their mind is constantly full of suspicion, apprehensions and uncertainity. They soon become hopeless and do not succeed in anything they do. They get success in life after many efforts and trials.