The Advocate Head Line

The Advocate Head Line originates inside and below the initiation of the Life Line, just above the inset of the thumb (see figure below). This is considered the Mars Mount. If you have this configuration you’re watchful and mentally alert. You can be headstrong about seeing both sides of the same coin. You’re a determined debater, but you can seem argumentative to someone not interested in debate.

The owner of the Advocate Head Line typically guards his or her thoughts, keeping them ready, in a sense, to defend his or her cause. He or she can be seen as prudish when his or her thoughts and resulting words contradict others. It might seem that this person is narrow-minded, but in actuality he or she thrives when seeing differently. Such a person makes an excellent social or political activist, waging war for the underdog.

One child I read for who had this marking kept answering my questions with other questions. It was hard to get anywhere with his quarrelsome character. You see, the Head Line, which represents the mental system, is dipping into the Mars Mount. Mars is a protector, capable of combat for his or her cause. The mental processor (Head Line) is fed by the courage and bravery of Mars, the warrior.

Extra warrior energy is available for use in the life of the owner when the Mars Mount is extra eye-catching to the naked eye or on a handprint.  Additionally, if the shape of the hand (palm and fingers) is rectangular and looks like it could fit into a ‘shoebox’ (see illustration below) the owner must regularly communicate about his or her cause to feel a sense of fulfillment. 

Air Hand Shape

The late legendary UCLA basketball coach John Wooden did not want “yes-men” around him. He encouraged his assistant coaches to argue their points of view with him. He, in turn, responded strongly with his own opinions. Gary Cunningham, one of his head coaches said, “This was Coach Wooden’s way of testing how much the assistant coaches believed in what they were telling him and how much they knew about the points they were advocating.” But Coach Wooden also knew that it is difficult to effect positive change when you antagonize others. “The purpose of criticism is to correct, improve, and change; rarely to humiliate or embarrass,” he said. I didn’t see Coach Wooden’s hands, but I wouldn’t be surprised if he had the Advocate Head Line configuration. He was also a high-profile crusader helping people to be their personal best.

Advocate Key Words: Watchfulness, courageous, debating, stands-up-for, prudence, argumentativeness

The Advocate Positive: I am steadfast in considering contrary viewpoints and contribute many perspectives to uphold the conversation.

The Advocate Negative: If no one else can ever win, and I’m seen as an antagonist, I can become a loner by exclusion.

Mantra: For the cause, I use my skills of assertive thinking in tactful, savvy ways.

The Via Lascivia in the Hand

The Via Lascivia – Pathways of Exploration, Excitement and Escapism

by Kay Packard

When the Mercury Line falls toward the outer edge of the hand (see blue arrows in Fig. 1 and 2 below), creating an arc into the Moon zone, you’ll find that curiosity, wonderment and exploration for stimulation are an essential component in the owner’s life. This configuration is called the Via Lascivia.

About forty-percent of the hands I see have this pattern in one or both hands. Famous hand analyst William Benham, author of The Laws of Scientific Hand-Reading printed in 1900 and revised in 1946 said it [Via Lascivia] was seldom seen. Life styles have certainly changed in the past 100 years therefore, this is why I believe it is more frequently visible.

The look of the line can show up in a several different variations. Two examples are shown below.

Via Lascivia

According to Benham, the configuration seen more commonly was a vertical (not arcing) short sister line beside the Mercury Line, ending closer to the top of the Moon zone. Owners were found to have a “superabundance of vitality and good health, and would work off a good part of it in lascivious practices.” In other words the owners were witnessed to having healthy outlets for their lewd and erotic impulses.

The Standard Via Lascivia is the Mercury sister line that arcs around to the edge of the palm (see blue arrows in Fig. 1 and 2) and indicates curiosity that ‘falls’ into the lower world of the palm, specifically into the zone of imagination, dreams and core identity.

I wonder what the criteria were 116 years ago for defining lewd and erotic behaviors. I would imagine a typical Hollywood movie, a series on HBO or certain TV commercials would fall into this category, these days. Can you imagine how unacceptable it would be by society then to witness what we see today – at a touch of the screen?

Needless to say, the Via Lascivia is more commonly found in the palm today, because of the cultural acceptance of seeking wider and more interesting thoughts, activities and sensations. The basis of the configuration is still quite relevant with updated narratives.

I’ve seen the Via Lascivia in hands ranging from ages 7 to 70-years. As with all the markings in the hands, there are positive and negative possibilities. This applies to the Via Lascivia, too.

A 7-year old with a Via Lascivia, as an example, may be curious about new and unusual insects. He or she may collect spiders, dead or alive, and study them. The spiders symbolize a form of wonderment, excitement and escapism. The young one escapes into the unknown and unusual with a positive force for growth.

A 17-year old with the same line formation will most likely be found exploring his or her new life in unusual ways. Teens typically seek new pathways; some healthy and some unhealthy. He or she may dissect the frog in science class and continue the project at home with fish, rats or rabbits – all in the name of deep examination into the unfamiliar. When adding the need to belong to a group, the teen might find him or herself exploring pills, kissing and sex. Finding healthy outlets for the stimulated system is crucial to prevent allure turning into addiction and ending up on the wrong side of the law.

A 57-year old with a Via Lascivia would be wise to seek out the interesting by investigating new and thrilling things to do after retirement, otherwise she may fall prey to the rush of the unlawful like Thelma when she robbed the store while Louise waited in the car. (Watch Thelma rob the store in this short video clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JDyXQvCsOM).

Hanging with Hades in the underworld can become attractive. This place includes gangs (darker groups) and drugs. The underworld is a place where some people, at different phases in life, can become attached to these forms of escape. Isolation and invisibility can imprison the owner thus leading to loneliness and depression.

The marking in itself does not indicate addiction or depression. Like a flower, it must be appropriately watered to prevent it from wilting. So too, an individual must develop and maintain techniques to nurture his or herself to stay on the positive side.

Below are examples showing how the behaviors can show up in either the positive or negative form.

Via Lascivia positive and negative

Deeper personal characteristics are revealed when markings are blended together. For example a well-marked Via Lascivia on a hand with a full Venus Mount will belong to someone who is pleasure loving, with a highly charged libido, in pursuit of physical stimulation and perhaps regardless of the cost. An eye-catching Via Lascivia on a Air shaped hand, with a shoebox-effect, is likely to be found restless, obsessed and dedicated to collecting, dissecting and distributing information. I wouldn’t be surprised to find this combination in the hand of a scientist or philosopher.

Via Lascivia Key Words: Exploration, wonderment, curiosity, stimulation, excitement, thrill seeking, idealism, appetites, over-indulgence, temptations, escapism

Via Lascivia Positive: My stimulated imagination has freedom to explore and I consider the consequences in how far I soar.

Via Lascivia Negative: I refuse my Inner Voice and hear the call of my craving as I voyage into darker shadows of the underworld.

If you find this configuration in either of your hands use the Contact Us form to email Kay and let her know how you identify with the descriptions in this article. You may be invited to send her a photograph of your hand to confirm having the Via Lascivia in your hand.

About the Author:  Kay Packard is a master teacher of hand analysis and the author of Your Life Is In Your Hands; Practical Palm Reading for Purposeful Living. This article about the Via Lascivia is a draft excerpt from her next book. Feel free to share the article to promote deeper self understanding and personal empowerment. Please keep the article intact and include the name of the author and www.AcademyofHandAnalysis.org.

AAHA WWRC 2016 Call #1

Greetings Hand Analysts in the 2016 Worldwide Resource Center. Below are the handprints to be reviewed and discussed on January 27, 2016.  You may want to take a moment to print them out and look them over. To best prepare for this time together (live or via the recording) let your eye get familiar with the unusual and unique terrain on each handprint. These prints will be discussed in the order they appear below starting with print number WWRC_Jan_01 through WWRC_Jan_10.

 

WWRC_Jan_01_CV rt

 

WWRC_Jan_02_CV left

 

WWRC_Jan_03_From MRL Right

 

WWRC_Jan_04_From MRL Left

 

WWRC_Jan_05 From C Kidder rt

 

WWRC_Jan_06 From C Kidder left

WWRC_Jan_07 below

WWRC_Jan_07_From Vickie Right

WWRC_Jan_08 below

WWRC_Jan_08_From Vickie Left

WWRC_Jan_09 below

WWRC_Jan_09_from MRL_Rt_Frederick1-14-16-A

WWRC_Jan_10 below

WWRC_Jan_10_from MRL_Lft_Frederick1-14-16-B

Free Hand Factor Mastermind 2016

Buddha with LotusGreetings and welcome to the American Academy of Hand Analysis Hand Factor Mastermind Webinars!

The first FREE Hand Factor Mastermind live webinar is scheduled for Thursday, February 4, 2016 starting at 4:00pmPT. Calls typically last 1 hour and 15 minutes.

It’s never too late to join in – simply Contact Us with, “Yes, add me to your MM” in the subject line. You will then be added to our mailing list and receive invitations to join each call, with continual opportunities to submit handprints and receive free mini readings.

It’s okay if you’re unable to join live because recordings with screen sharing-video are sent out to subscribers after each call – all for free!

Purpose of these Free Mastermind Sessions:

Napoleon Hill, author of Think and Grow Rich described a mastermind group as a “friendly alliance with one or more persons who will encourage one to follow through with both plan and purpose.”

We are here to nurture and support growth in the hand analysis community. Together we are organizing useful knowledge and “creating a virtual encyclopedia from which each member can draw information,” as Napoleon Hill wrote in “The Law of Success.”

Thank you for joining in willingness to share, broadcast and brainstorm and expand everyone’s knowledge in the sacred and scientific world of hand analysis.

AAHA Feb 2015 Mastermind

American Academy of Hand Analysis Feb Mastermind - FreeGreetings Friends! Welcome back to the free Hand Factor Mastermind tele-calls. Below are the handprints Kay will discuss on Thursday, February 12, 2015 – 4pm-5:15pm Pacific Time. Submitters and participants are welcome to ask questions during the call. If you would like to join us you are welcome to send an email to packard.kay@gmail.com with, “Yes, add me to your mm.” Invitations for handprints and the upcoming calls are sent to the subscribers of the Hand Factor Free Mastermind calls.

 

 

MM Feb 2015 01 Marinna Rt

 

MM Feb 2015 02 Marinna Left

 

MM Feb 2015 03 Marinna Question

MM Feb 2015 04_05 Darshan  (click to open)

MM Feb 2015 06_07 Michele (click to open)