What Does Your Birthmark Mean

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You may have come across a lot of people who tell you that your birthmark indicates an omen, and some may say that it brings luck. Well, unfortunately it is a mixture of both, good and bad luck. It is said that our birthmarks are leftover from a past life/ re-incarnation or they are the result of events that happened to the mother while carrying her child or actions she took during her pregnancy. Our birthmarks get their name from one simple reason, do you know what it is? Read on - These fancy marks on our body are present on the skin either before being born or soon after birth. The most embarrassing thing about these birthmarks is when it is placed on our faces as it hides our beauty, especially when it is enormous in size.

Experts say that our birthmarks have been called a sign of good luck or they are the mark of the devil. In the world, almost every being has a heart shaped, strawberry shaped or an irregular shape of birthmark on their body. They will appear light or dark and also vary in size too.


In different cultures, there are a number of beliefs based on folklore and superstition related to birthmarks. Lets take a look at what your birthmark means, depending on where it is located on your body.

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Abdomen/stomach

(men and women) If your birthmark is on your stomach/ abdomen it means that you are a greedy and selfish person.

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Near the mouth

(Men) If the birthmark is near the mouth it means that you will enjoy great wealth and happiness. (Women) This means that you have a very sensitive character and you are talkative.

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On Right cheek

(Men) It only indicates that he is a very passionate person. (women) If the birthmark is placed on the right cheek it means that she will enjoy a happy relationship with her spouse.

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On Left cheek

(men) He will have a lot of financial difficulties. (Women) It means that she has some sort of hidden depression.

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Under the Left breast:

(men and women) If you have the mark placed under the left breast it means that you will enjoy success in everything you put your hands to. It also means that you have a good sense of humour.

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Under the Right breast

(men and women) The birthmark located under the right breast indicates that the person will enjoy fortune.

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Center of the chest

(men and women) If your birthmark is located in the center of the chest, it means that you will not enjoy any good luck and fortune.

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On the Chin

(men) If your birthmark is located on the chin, it indicates that you are a very hot tempered person. (Women) If a woman has a birthmark on the chin, this means that you are the bread winner of the family.

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Right side of the forehead

(men and women) When the birthmark is placed on the right side of the forehead, it means that you have great mental power.

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Left side of the forehead

(men and women) The location of this birthmark can be a hindrance to one. If your mark is located on the left side of your forehead you will have the tendency to spend lots of money.

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Center of the forehead

(men and women) It is said that these individuals are attractive to the opposite sex and has many love affairs in their lives.

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Arms

(men) This indicates that he loves to spend most of his time at home, looking after children and maintaining discipline. (women) It shows that she is independent and career oriented.

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Jaw line

(men and women) This indicates bad health and a disorderly lifestyle for both the genders.

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On the back

(men and women) This indicates that you are very honest and an open minded person.

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On the fingers

(left and right hands) If both men and women have a birthmark on any of their fingers, this indicates that he/ she does not like to be dependent on anyone.

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On the feet/ toes

(left and right legs) For both men and women, if you have your birthmark located on your feet, it means that you are a woman of action. For a man it indicates that he loves to travel.

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Shoulders

(men and women) If your birthmark is located on your left shoulder it indicates financial crisis, and if located on the right it means that you will have good fortune.

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On the legs

(men and women ) When the birthmark is located on your legs, it means that you are unable to make decisions on your own.

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On the nose

(men and women) There are en number of people who are born with the birthmark on their nose. This indicates that you are very creative in thinking and have a very unpredictable characteristics.

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On the Thigh

(men and women) This brings luck. For those who have their birthmark on their thigh, it only means that they will enjoy great wealth along with happiness.

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Story first published: Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 16:25 [IST]
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