THE FOURTH OR LITTLE FINGER ( MERCURY FINGER)
Though smallest in size, the little finger has greater importance in Palmistry than any other. The little finger represents the qualities of the planet Mercury.
If it touches the first knot of the ring finger, then it is considered to be of normal length.
If it is little below the first knot of the ring finger, it is considered to be short. (fig.1)
If it is little above , then it is considered to be a long finger, than normal. (ref fig.2)
Persons with long little finger, have the gift of gab ( talking at length, smoothly) and are proficient at making new contacts and maintaining them. Their nervous system is well developed and they possess a sharp intelligence. A long fourth finger helps a person participate in politics, trade and various types of business activities. He knows how to make friends and use it to his own advantage. He is very alert. Many successful public speakers, actors, lawyers and business men have long little fingers.
Some palmists also believe, that a long little finger, is also a sign of good lover.
|fig.1 little finger -short|
|fig.2 little finger -long|
Persons with short mercury finger , suffer from inferiority complex. It indicates difficulty in relating with people both publicly and privately.
HEALTH: Mercury finger has strong relation to the sex glands of both sexes. When it is thin, he is mentally active in sex matters. If found thick, along with a over developed Mount of Venus and Aggressive mars, he would be more interested in physical aspect of sex matters.
An axial bend of the little finger , hints to problems related to reproduction organs and feet. (refer fig.3) .A slight lateral bend ( sideways) of the little finger, makes a person tactful and diplomatic.
LITTLE FINGER AND ITS THREE PHALANGES:
If the first phalange of the little finger is long, he possess a strong power of expression and oratorical ability.
If the second phalange of the little finger is long, the person has proficiency in sciences, medicine and other branches of knowledge. Such persons are gainers in practical life.
If the third phalange is long they have a highly developed sense of business sense. If this phalange is thick , it increases the libido of the person also.
|fig.3 little finger bent|