The knowledge of palmistry has been prevalent in Indian society & its boundary since ages. Samudara Rishi was the first one who takes the credit of creating this astrological science in chronological order. So Jyolish Shastra is called samudrik Shastra also. According to vedic scriptures, Kashayap Muni has given great importance to 18 Acharyas & called them the great Scholar and experts of Jyotish shastra. They are — Surya, Bhishma Pitamaha, Vyas, Vashishth, Atri. Parashar, Kashayap, Narad, Garg, Marichi, Manu, Angira. Labhesh, Paulish, Chayawan, Bhuvan, Bhrigu, and Shaunik.
According to palmist Shastra, human hand is a horoscope which never perishes and Lord Brahma is its creator. The horoscope made by the creator Lord Brahma Contains Solution of every problems in which there is no possibility of any mathematical error. Even the lines on the palm provide prediction like planets & nakshatra and provide guidelines for the future.
Just as two people can not have same destiny, same views and same course of life, in the same way palm lines can't be same for two persons. The great palmist from Paris Disbarsolalas has declared that, if anyone in the world gets me two people with same palm lines and I will make my life's will and wealth on his/her name. Everyone in the world has different lines. This is a definite and a universal fact. Every person has got his or her own destiny&character. Even the twins have some dissimilarities between them.
The point of concern is that the ancient knowledge of India, inspite of being age old is neglected. Acharya Rajnish has written in his book- since the universe has emerged. there was no such civilization or time when knowledge of astrology was not present. 26 thousands years before Christ. in the remains of bones of sumer civilization, the symbols of astrology were found.
The great Greek Palmist Aristotle (314-322 before christ) was the author of two great epics — Cairomanta Aristotle Cum Figris' and 'D EOEO HUT Mandicount'.
Albertas Magnas (1205-1280) in Europe wrote a wonderful book on Palmistry called 'Hand Vaharyusgain'.
The knowledge of Palmistry was prevalent in China 3000 years before Christ. It is recorded in the History. that Hispanda has presented a palmistry book written in golden words, to great Emperor Sikandar.
In 1500 Italian scholar — Koshvas Andriz composed an astrological epic called 'Law Art Di Siaromanes'.
In 16' Century. Tennisyar wrote a book "popes Mathematics- which described palmistry & planets through mathematical tables.
In 17^ century, English Palmist Richard Sender started predicting the death date through the palm lines. Not only this, sendar combined palm symbols with predictions described in Bible through this experiment, sendar's own astrological literature became very popular in Britain & Europe.
In 18' century. Johnan Albert (1668.1736) wrote many educational & remarkable books on palmistry.
In 19^ century. innumerable books were written on palmistry shastra. This period can be called the best or golden era for the literature of palmistry.
In 1801 — 1883. Dasbaroles extensively studied the books of Hindu Brahmins and Popes of Misra. He also studied the literature of palmistry of Arbi, Italy. Roman. Frances and German Language. Dasbaroles written book — 'Less Mysteries De Law Main' is wonderful and a marvelous example in itself.
The renewed most known numerologist & palmist scholar Kero of 19'" century wrote—Believe me that the supreme father of the Universe never wants that his world or his best creation, human should wander in darkness and get any kind of miseries in his fife.
That is the reason Supreme power has created various types of knowledge for our help. God has imprinted lines on human hands in such a way so as to help the humans to know about conditions, reasons and inclinations which push him to pain & miseries, as well as those karakas that provide happiness.
In Dwapar Yuga Lord Krishna Presented his desire in front of Lord Shiva to know auspicious & inauspicious symptoms of humans. Ancient saint Maharishi Valmiki has described — merits. demerits. auspiciousness and inauspiciousness of the main characters of Ramayana through their limbs.