The definition of palmistry is practice of telling fortunes from the lines, marks, and patterns on the palms.
There are many methods by which future can be predicted and some of such disciplines (methods) are: Astrology, Numerology, Nadi Granth, Hastrekha, Samudrik Anglakhshan, Phrenology, Psychology, Haziraat, Playing Cards, Planchet, Signature Reading, Graphology, Jinn Conjuring, Crystal Ball, Dreams, Omens, Parrot Cards, Telepathy, Aura Science, Hypnotism, Hajraat, Ramal, etc. All of the said sciences, palmistry is the simplest and accurate method of fortune telling.
Horoscope VS Palmistry
Apart from predicting a person's future by his Janma Kundali (Horoscope), palmistry is another way for those, who don't have any idea of their birth date & time. For preparing a person's Janma Kundali we require birth date & time. It is difficult to prepare a Janma Kundali with out knowing the birth date & time. In this situation we can go for palmistry.
There are so many signs and lines in Vedic Palmistry. For example:-Machhli Rekha, Macch Rekha, Shankha Rekha, Pataaka Rekha, Shivling, Shivalaya, Sarpa Rekha, Swastika, Mandir, Talwar, Tribujh, Kamal, Padam, Vriksha Rekha, Diksha Rekha, Urdho Rekha, Kapi Rekha, Dhan Rekha, Pitra Rekha, Rath, Parvat, Jhanda, Haathi, Ghoda, Kamal, Taraju, Vriksha, Gaj, Sher, Sinha, Dhanush, Talwar Rekha, Gadha, Gadda, Hal, Chatri, Chata, Chattar, Macchili, Magarmucch, Shankh, Dhund, Dhawaja, Pataka, Bail, Suyra, Umbrella, Chandra, Mayur, Kachua, Bhala, Mukut, Sarp, Teer, Jahaaj, Ped, Devyan, Darpan, chhatra, aur Shinhasan.