Friday, May 13, 2011
Swami Vivekananda's Palm !!
Swamiji’s palm impression appeared in the book Language of the Hand by Cheiro.
Cheiro was a famous palmist in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
No doubt, one of Swamiji’s wealthy friends in New York took him to Cheiro to have his palm read.
When Swamiji was young he and other boys would try to foretell the future by reading each other’s palms. “Naren was the chief palmist of them all. He told them that he would be a monk: there was no mistake about it. ‘See!’ he would say triumphantly, ‘there is the sure sign of a sannyasi.’ And he would point out certain lines on his hand which an old man had once told him were characteristic of the tendency to