Without the thumb neither does one does not get a grip on holding a particular thing nor do the four fingers get support to join at one place or point. The structure of the thumb and its placing make a human being different form other unevolved animals. The thumb is the signifier of one's will power and just adjoined to the thumb is the Mount of Venus. The Mount of Venus is an indicator of love, pity, compassion, sexuality and vitality but in no way is the thumb associated to the mount of Venus and nor does it represent any aspect of the Mount of Venus. On the contrary, the thumb represents judiciousness and mentality, nature, temperament etc. According to 'Samudra Tilak', a good thumb should be straight, smooth, round and long enough and should curve towards the right side. If the thumb is healthy, firm and fleshy it denotes a wealthy man. If below a person's thumb there is a sign of 'barley' it makes the person very intelligent and virtuous. Similarly if person's thumb between the phalanges there is a sign of barley, then it makes the person very fortunate.
If around the thumb, there are 3 circles of barley then this person is a king or if not at least a minister of the king. This person will own a number of vehicles.
If the length of the thumb is till the middle of the third phalange of the index finger then the thumb is considered of normal average length. The thumb, which reaches below the middle of the third phalange, is a small thumb.
People possessing the thumb longer than average normal are people who are very attractive and are those who desire power. If the thumb is equally long along with the index finger and if the Mount of Jupiter is equally developed then this person attains a very high designation or position in society. According to Western philosophers, the thumb, which is not only long but also fat and thick, is known as elementary thumb. People possessing such thumbs are people of animal nature, lose control over senses and are dacoits. They are people whom although are physically strong, are mentally weak and are egoists.
If the thumb is long and slender it is a signifier of health and vitality. These people are well educated and are blessed with aesthetic and poetic talent. But developments in their life often take place slowly.
If the thumb is short and firm then it indicates a person having bad temper and fire to take vengeance against his enemy. He is also said to be surreptitious and treacherous. If the thumb is short and slender, these people are devoid of will power and courage.
If the structure of the thumb itself is uneven such a person is treacherous, a robber and a fraud. Such a person is cursed with inferiority, bad temper and violent nature. He has no interest in God and spirituality and he considers them meaningless and worthless. Such a person is often stigmatized by society.
If the nail part of the thumb is mace-shaped and if the second phalange is slender, this is often known as 'murderer's thumb'. Such people are violent natured and it is natural for them to murder anyone with weapon whatsoever. These are people who do not repent over anything in life.
If the circular portion of the upper portion of a thumb is very much even an smooth, such a person is selfish and is parochial in his approach. Although such people are materially and financially well off, they are misers and avoid spending as much as they can. These people are very efficient in handling business and domestic work. These people avoid meeting people and abhor the company of many people.
If the thumb is firm and does not bend behind these people are people with strong perseverance and will power and are idealistic. These people avoid company of people. If the thumb is flexible and bends behind, these people befriend men or women very easily, are people of benevolent disposition and are people who tend to overspend. Such persons often waste money and time and seldom bother about them. They mould themselves very easily into situations and adjust to new people and surroundings very easily.
Persons having a firm thumb are people who value time, save money and because of their strong perseverance, complete and accomplish the work once decided. They are very efficient and sincere.
If all the fingers are brought together and if the thumb is by force pulled by and if it creates a 90 degrees angle (right angle), it shows a person of balanced thought. If the angle between the fingers and the thumb is less than 90 degrees then it shows lack of balance and independent thought. As the angle becomes less, it shows more and more inclination towards orthodoxy and traditions.
If the angle created between the fingers and the thumb is more than 90 degrees, it denotes a person of total independent thought and does not listen to any advice whatsoever.
A long and a firm thumb is the best thumb. The body of a chimpanzee is very much alike the body of a human being but the thumb does not even reach the base of the third phalange of the index finger. This proves that the length of the thumb is directly proportional to one's intelligence and vitality and judiciousness.
When a child takes birth, its thumb is hidden in between the fingers denoting that its will powers is very weak. If the thumb is not within the fold of the fingers then it denotes a mentally strong disposition.
A strong mental disposition is a backbone of a person's task to be accomplished. The structure of the thumb determines a big position of one's life. The 3 phalanges of a finger determine will power and logic/reasoning respectively. The breadth and vitality of these phalanges denote the existence of that particular energy respectively. Keyword:- how to stop thumb sucking