There have been innumerable requests for writing a book on Palmistry. The author has written a book that gives the basics of this science.Palmistry has been there from the early ages and we find literature where Sanskrit language has been used in explaining issues of this science in the early Vedic ages.In this book the author has tried to explain the uniqueness of each hand and as to how it helps in deciphering characteristics.In the science of hand reading importance is given to the shape, size, lines and the marks on hand. These have been dealt in details through various chapters in the book.Palmistry is in no way related to the science of Occultism but can be divided into two parts viz the art of reading character from the shape of hands/ fingers and the science of reading the actions and habits. Also it gives an insight of the future if one is able to correlate the shape of the hand with the lines marked thereon.The author has in the various chapters tried to explain various factors like the size, shape, texture, lines and marks that help in deciphering character and the actions that a person is prone towards.This is a basic book on Palmistry which will be useful reading to all. One could develop on these basics for a greater understanding of the subject.