Fate Line (Career/Job/Luck/Destiny Line )

Location and Meaning

The fate line is one of the major palmistry lines on hands. It is a vertical line running up the palm towards the base of the middle finger. The starting point can be anywhere from the base of the palm (most of the people find it begins from the middle part). You can find its location from the right picture. 
As it points to the Saturn finger, it's also referred to as the 'Saturn Line'. In China, people would like to call the line as the career line as it mainly reflects the fortune of one's career or job. From the line, you can find out the changes of your career during your life as well as your ability in work. If your fate line is clear, deep and straight without too much crosses, you are regarded to be bestowed with a good fortune in career. Some palm readers also call it the 'Luck Line' because it's greatly related with luck and success. 

Fate Line Timing

Please find out the timing on the fate line from the picture at the right.

The line is marked from the base of the palm with the age of 5.

The intersection point of the fate line and head line is for the age of 35 and the point with the heart line is for the age of 55.

75 years old is located at the Mount of Saturn.

After knowing the timing of the fate line, you could easily find out the fortune for your career and destiny at different ages.

No Fate Line

Absent of fate line doesn't mean you don't have career during the life. It indicates you always change your job and don’t have a permanent occupation in your life. This may be caused by your careless character. Or you couldn’t find a job that you are interested in.  

Shape of Fate Line

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Deep and Long
● A deep, straight and long fate line which begins from the base of the palm and extends to the Mount of Saturn (under the middle finger) indicates a strong ability to start and run your own career or business. You usually emphasis on credibility thus could have a successful career with endlessly strives; (Fig 1)
● If the line becomes narrower and thinner gradually from the middle part of the palm, it indicates a smooth career fortune during the younger days and a worse fortune after the middle age.  (Fig 2)

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A shallow fate line indicates a hard work and career full of twists and turns. 
● If your line is shallow and wide, you are destined to have a hard working life and fail to achieve great things. (Fig 3)
● If the line is shallow at the same time narrow and obscure, it shows you are not like to be bound by a common destiny.  (Fig 4)
If your fate line is oblique as the picture shows, it indicates that you always have a unique idea and like to judge a thing from different point of views in work. You could think out ways to take a short cut and are easily to get success in career. (Fig 5)

Locations of the Line

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Starting from the Life Line
If your fate line starts joined to the life line, it shows you have a strong vitality and are full of energy. Your social status could be upgraded quickly with your hard working. Even though there is not great achievement during your life, you could be satisfied and enjoy a happy life. (Fig 6)
Starting from Head Line
If your fate line starts from the head line, it indicates achievement after 35 years old. Before 35, you may have many obstructions on the way to start your business or in your work. After 35, your fortune of career changes for the better. By using your wisdom and rich experience, you could get an achievement. (Fig 7)

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Starting from Heart Line
If your fate line starts from the heart line, it indicates late success in life. You usually are not stable in life and career during the youth time. After 50 years, you are expected to enjoy a good fortune in career which also requires you work hard instead of enjoying your old age. (Fig 8)
Starting from Mount of Moon
If your fate line starts from the Mount of Moon (located on the base of the palm, little finger side), it shows that you could get success owing to your good interpersonal relationship and creative talent. The people with such a line always have a faithful helpmate. (Fig 9)

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Starting from Mount of Venus
If your fate line starts from the Mount of Venus (the portion of the palm surrounded by the life line at the base of the thumb) and exceeds the heart line, it means you have no worries about money as you could inherit a fortune from parents, relatives or ancestors. (Fig 10)
Ending at the Mount of Saturn
If your fate line starting from the base of the palm and ends at the Mount of Saturn (located below the middle finger), it indicates a successful career created from almost nothing. If the sun line runs parallel with it, your business would go more smoothly. (Fig 11)

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Ending at the Mount of Jupiter
If your fate line starting from the base of the palm and ends at the Mount of Jupiter (located below the forefinger), it indicates a good fame for the good use of power. You are usually in power and could exploit your advantages to the full to wield the power. Therefore, you could gain a good reputation of your lifetime. (Fig 12)
Ending at Mount of Sun 
If your fate line starting from the base of the palm and ends at the Mount of Sun (located below the ring finger), it indicates artistic endowment. You usually could gain wealth by using your artistic talents. (Fig 13)

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Surrounded by the Life Line 
If the fate line is surrounded by the life line, it indicates the abuse of affection. You are inclined to be infatuated with a married man or woman. So, you usually have a lot of troubles with such a line. (Fig 14)

Ending at Mount of Mercury
If your fate line starting from the base of the palm and ends at the Mount of Mercury (located below the little finger), it indicates great achievement in business investment. If you have such kind of a line in both of the two hands, it shows you are proficient in business and could achieve a great success in commerce. (Fig 15)

Stopped by the Heart Line

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If you find the fate line ends at the heart line, it means your career is affected by your emotion. You usually let your emotions interfere with career or rule business decisions. It also indicates a career decline from the age of 50.

● If the fate line runs through the head line, you parents may divorce at your early age. You'd better get married first and then establish your business. Only this way could enable you to get a success. (Fig 16)
● If the fate line doesn’t penetrate the head line, it shows a good wealth and fame during the youth. Also, you are easy to give up halfway when doing things thus blocking you from achieving great success. If you belong to this kind of line, you are suggested to learn to save money for the later use. (Fig 17)
● The fate line starting from the Mount of Venus (the portion of the palm surrounded by the life line at the base of the thumb) and ending at the heart line indicates a marriage with a noted or rich person. (Fig 18)

Stopped by the Head Line

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● The fate line stopped at the head line shows the cease of work by your own decision. You are endowed with a good talent. But around the age of 35, you are likely to stop your work by your false judgment or decision. After the age, you are hard to have breakthrough in career. (Fig 19)

● If the end of the line becomes thin and pointed, your life during that period is usually difficult. (Fig 20)


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● If a break occurs in your fate line from the head line to the heart line, it means your fortune in career after 40 years old is usually not good. After 55, the fortune turns to be good. A female with such a line is usually a terrible housekeeper and easy to be tricked out of money.  (Fig 21)

● A break from the base of the palm indicates a rough childhood and academic disruption at a young age. (Fig 22)

● A break on the fate line from the middle of the palm indicates setbacks in career and property loss after the prime of life. (Fig 23)

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● If your fate line has a break and resumes its course parallel to the break, it means you change your job and start a new career. (Fig 24)

● Intermittent: An intermittent fate line indicates twists and turns in career. You are always half-hearted when doing work. So, you are easy to change a job during your life. The gap usually indicates the change of job. (Fig 25)


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● A Trident at the end of fate line indicates a famous and rich life. (Fig 26)

● A fork starting from the base of the palm, one extending to the Mount of Sun and the other to the Mount of Venus indicates an excessive desire and fluctuated fortune in life. (Fig 27)

● A branch extending to the Mount of Jupiter from a fate line ending at the Mount of Saturn means you own more than one business or company, or in charge of many works. With such kind of a branch, you usually are in power and have a successful official career. (Fig 28)


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If there are islands on your fate line, it indicates blocks in career. The bigger the island is, the more serious the troubles are.  
● An island on the join point of the fate line and head line indicates financial losses or failure of career caused by your wrong decisions. (Fig 29)
● An island on the join point of the fate line and heart line indicates difficulties in career interrupted by your emotions. (Fig 30)

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● An island at the end of the fate line shows you couldn’t realize your lofty aspirations during your life, thus be passive and disappointed during the old age. (Fig 31)
● An island on the beginning of a shallow fate line indicates you were born unusually. You are an illegitimate child or orphan. (Fig 32)
● An island located in the middle of the palm on the fate line indicates setbacks in career and a fluctuated destiny after your middle age. (Fig 33)


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● If your fate line is chained at the beginning of the fate line, it indicates an unhappy life environment that prevent you from concentrating on study during the youth time. Because of this, you usually get poor marks. (Fig 34)
● If the line is chained at the end, it shows your career doesn't go smoothly during your old age at the same time you would suffer financial losses. (Fig 35)

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