The Fourth Finger
Why should the wedding ring be worn on the fourth finger?
There is a beautiful and convincing explanation given by
Thumb represents your Parents
Second (Index) finger represents your Siblings
Middle finger represents your Self
Fourth (Ring) finger represents your Life Partner
Last (Little) finger represents your Children
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Firstly, open your palms (face to face), bend the middle
fingers and hold them together (back to back).
Secondly, hold the remaining three fingers and the thumb
tip to tip
(As shown in the figure above)
Now, try to separate your thumbs (representing the parents).
They will open because your parents are not destined to
live with you for life (sorry but it’s the truth)
and will have to leave you sooner or later.
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Please join your thumbs as before and separate your index
fingers (representing siblings). They will also open because
your brothers and sisters will have their own families and
will have to lead their own separate lives.
Now join the index fingers and separate your little fingers
(representing your children). They will open too because
your children will also get married and settle down on their
own some day.
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Finally, join your little fingers and try to separate your
ring fingers (representing your spouse).
You will be surprised to see that you just cannot separate
them. The reason is because a husband and wife will have
to remain together throughout their lives through thick
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