The Chinese believe moles can be lucky or unlucky depending on where they are located, what colour they are, and how large they appear in proportion to our body. A mole can be a tiny black speck on the feet signifying opportunities for travel, or it can be a dark red dot on the hand, often interpreted as indicating a particular skill or luck associated with one’s hands. Moles on our backs denote some kind of burden we have to carry, while moles at the front of our bodies are said to attract success luck. This issue we offer this special feature on moles based on information from the Tung Shu and other Taoist sources. If you have ever wondered what that mole on your neck, back or thigh means, read on.
1. Moles are clues to your destiny
Some say that the moles on our bodies are in reality secret imprints from our previous lives, stamps of past karmic deed meant to ripen in this life, good as well as bad. Others contend that moles are messages of good fortune and misfortune that reflect important turning points of our life. Each noticeable mole on our body carries a hidden meaning or depicts some secret obstacle. So if you have ever wondered what that mole on your neck, back or thigh means, read on…
2. Hidden meanings of body moles
The Chinese believe moles can be lucky or unlucky depending on where they are located, what colour they are and how large they appear. A mole can be a tiny black speck on the feet signifying opportunities for travel, or it can be a dark red dot on the hand, often indicating a particular skill or luck associated with one’s hands. Moles on our backs denote some kind of burden we have to carry, while moles at the front of our bodies are said to attract success.
3. Good luck moles
Moles in certain locations are said to signify great things in life, ranging from wealth and prosperity to good health and abundant resources. Based on your mole’s coordinates, you may be in for some very good luck. For example, a mole directly beneath the eyebrows is said to signify intelligence and creativity. These skills may bring fame, success and wealth. A mole located directly in the center of the skin above the upper lip indicates the potential to raise a large family, and constant emotional support.
4. Good luck moles
A mole on either side of the mouth is indicative of a balanced, successful life. Individuals may be rich, famous and live a lavish lifestyle. Women with these moles may be extremely beautiful. A mole in the center of the forehead suggests a creative, hardworking, yet highly carefree spirit. These individuals are great leaders and might be very successful entrepreneurs. A mole on either end of the eyebrows indicates a powerful, headstrong individual with great authority. These individuals may be ideal company leaders or business owners.
5. Bad luck moles
For every mole that may be indicative of positive experiences in life, there is a poorly placed mole suggestive of negativity. Moles in the center of the nose are bad signs. Individuals may have a tendency to overspend, indulge in gambling and flirt voraciously. Knowing when to stop and resisting temptation are the greatest challenges of all. Moles located beneath the eyebrows may suggest discord with extended family members. The associated stress may affect life. Moles on either side of the nose are also bad news.
6. Mole on the head
The moles on the top (crown) of the head are visible only if the head is shaven. If a mole is found on the right side of the head, the person will excel in politics. If the mole is in red or green colour, then he will become minister. He can also be a president leading a society or business organization. He will have social status and success in every walk of life.
7. Mole on the head
If the mole is at the left side of the head, then the native will not have enough money. Generally, he will not marry and spends his life in roaming. He will lead a spiritual life and gives spiritual discourses. There would be an interest in literature also. Moles at the back side of the head represent weakness of ladies. Such a person will be attached to his wife. He earns more money but he will not have a good name in the society.
8. Mole on the Forehead
If the forehead is wide and there is a mole on the right side of the forehead, then it denotes wealth, fame and status. The native becomes wealthy and receives good name and fame in the society. He will help others and will have devotion to God. If the mole on the forehead is located at left side and the forehead is narrow, then the person will be selfish and does not help any one. Others will not give him any respect.
9. Mole on the temple
If the mole is on the right side of the temple, it is thought to be a mark of outstanding ability and mental power, which will help the person to prosper. If it is on the left side, the mole is said to foretell that he person will have little to no clue about the value of money, and is likely to be found in a state of monetarily over-extending themselves due to their own knack for squandering and extravagance.
10. Mole on the Eye brows
If there is a mole in the middle of the eyebrows, it denotes leadership qualities, wealth, name and fame. Such a native likes luxuries and women. If the mole is found on the right eyebrow, there will be early marriage with a good lady. The native becomes lucky after marriage. It is better if he invests in his wife’s name. If the mole is on the left eyebrow, the person will be unlucky. He cannot utilize the money properly and faces troubles in the job or business.
11. Mole on the Eye lids
A mole on the right eyelid brings wealth. The native becomes rich slowly. He will have inner pride and feels that he is great. Expenditure will be more. He will spend money for God either by constructing temples or for performing pujas. A mole on the left eyelid represents a general life. The person earns meagre amount of money. He is prone to jealousy from others. A mole in the inner part of top eyelids represents a lucky and wealthy person
12. Mole on the Eyes
A mole in the right eye gives easy – money. Even if the person doesn’t work, he will become rich suddenly out of sheer luck. A mole in the left eye represents an arrogant person who would be after ladies. He will have a secret and illegal connection with ladies. Moles at the eye socket (corner towards the ear) represent a generous and peaceful person. But there is possibility of sudden death.
13. Mole under the eye
Mole under the eye means a problematic love life. Mole underneath your left eye is considered bad luck except if it is at the tip of your eye furthest away from your nose which means good luck. Any other location under this eye can mean sadness, bad luck for children and misfortune. Moles underneath the right eye are generally bad news and can mean you are prone to accidents by fire, gossip.
14. Mole on the ears
A mole anywhere on the ear represents good earnings and luxurious life. Expenditure will be uncontrollable. There may be danger of drowning. A mole at the backside of the ear represents a person who follows customs. He will get his wife from a higher family. A mole on either ear tells that the person has a reckless disposition. If you have a mole on the tip or top of your ear this indicates a high intelligence or astute mind.
15. Mole on the Ear lobe
Having a mole here means two different things. If it’s on your right side it can mean being committed and good to your family and often an indication of a good child. If it’s on the left side, you will obtain a good husband.
16. Mole on the Nose
A mole on the tip of the nose represents quick thinking and quick temper. Such a person will have high self-respect and generally win on others. A mole at right side of the nose represents more money with fewer efforts. A mole at the left side of the nose gives bad results. A mole on the bridge between nostrils represents obstacles in getting the job and loss of money. A mole below the nose represents good sexual drive. The native possesses a large family and many children.
17. Mole on the Philtrum
This is the vertical groove between your nose and the middle of your upper lip. This means you are prone to give birth to twins. When you have a mole to the right or left of your Philtrum above the lip this denotes low self esteem. However if this mole overlaps onto your actual lip then you are a very talkative or gossiping person. You tend to have a very curious mind and ask probing questions.
18. Mole on the chin
A mole which is located exactly in the middle of the chin represents a lofty person who receives laurels from others. Moles on the right side of the chin represent logical thinking and diplomatic nature. They can convince others with their speech. Their earnings will be very good and they get name and fame easily. Moles on the left side of the chin represent a person who talks straight forward and hence people do not like him.
19. Mole on the chin
Fortunate indeed to have a mole on either side of the chin for it is thought to be a sure sign that they will be favored by destiny in almost all of their undertakings. Even without much effort on their own part, they stand a chance to be lifted to wealth and prosperity; and will enjoy everyone’s affection and regard.
20. Mole on the Lips
A mole on the upper lip represents a person who does good to every one. There will be weakness of ladies and luxurious items. A mole on the lower lip represents a person who loves good food. He will have interest in acting and theatre arts. A mole on the inner side of the upper lip represents a person skilled in mantras and mystic forces. A mole on the inner side of the lower lip represents a person who becomes a drunkard and losses money on speculation.