The field of Graphology is the study and analysis of handwriting especially in relation to human psychology. In the medical field, it can be used to refer to the study of handwriting as an aid in diagnosis and tracking of diseases of the brain and nervous system.
Graphology (Handwriting Analysis) is a science of determining the personality, character traits and destiny of a person from his or her own handwriting. Over 2000 years ago, Aristotle noticed the correlation between handwriting and personality while the Chinese independently also made the observation that there was a connection between character and writing. In the 2nd Century, C. Suetonius Tranquillus noted peculiarities in the handwriting of Caesar. In 1622, Camillo Baldi an Italian doctor and professor at the University of Bologna wrote the first book on Graphology entitled ‘The means of knowing the habits and qualities of a writer from his letters’.In 17th century, Saint Samarth Ramdas Swami from India who is a Guru of Chatrapathi Shivaji wrote in detail about how the traits of a person can be read from the handwriting and how in turn the bad handwriting affects the mindset of the person. He also prepared sample scripts of ideal handwriting. He made many references to Graphology in his work ‘Dasabodha’.
Acharya Anil Vats is a professional graphologist who made his own style and ethics. He is expert in Graphology (Handwriting Analysis). Graphology is actually a very old and respected science - the study of handwriting and its analysis was first developed by the Chinese 3,000 years ago. The Romans used graphology, and through the centuries since then various civilizations and cultures have analyzed handwriting to identify the essence of the person who produced it.