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From birth to death, you re a number. In most cases, you are a series of numbers. The physical side of numbers are used in some concrete way. For example, without numbers, telephone companies would not have a structure.
However, there s an invisible side to numbers. In the world of the metaphysics, this is known as Numerology. Numerology is an ancient and accurate science. It seems numbers and Numerology have always existed together. In my collection of books on this subject, authors have given credit to various sources such as Pythagoras, the ancient Chaldeans, the Egyptians, Brahmins of India, and the sages of ancient China.
Pythagoras, the Greek mathematician who live from 569-470 B.C., is said by many to be the originator of much of what we call numerology today. The actual origins of numerology predate Pythagoras, the most popular being the very old Hebrew Kabbala. In the twentieth century, the old science seems to magically reappear in the form of a series of books published from 1911-1917 by L. Dow Balliett and it was helped along in the 30s by Florence Campbell, and within the next few decades a wealth of literature was available to the public. Indeed, if you look at the past 90 years, it would seem that the science has moved very rapidly. But perhaps all of this was known at a much earlier time, and it was just hiding from us for a while.
It s hard to pinpoint exactly where, when, why, and how numbers and Numerology truly began. The common consensus is that they began in antiquity. The references to the seven days of creation in the Scriptures may have been the first use of Numerology. Others in this field suggest that Numerology began when man walked with God. Though the exact origin of Numerology hasn t been determined, there are clues. The Pythagorean and Chaldean schools of numbers are the most commonly used. Chaldean Numerology is much older, but the Pythagorean system of numbers is far more popular.
Your name and birthday also reveal past lives, your strengths and or challenges, and how to turn those challenges into talents.
Numerology is perhaps the easiest of the occult arts to understand and use. All you need is the birth date and the complete name of an individual to unlock all of the secrets that the numbers hold.
There are eleven numbers used in constructing Numerology charts. These numbers are 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, and 22. Larger numbers that occur from adding the numbers in the complete birth date or from the values assigned to each name, are reduced by adding the digits together until the sum achieved is one of the core numbers. Merely add the components of the larger number together (repeatedly, if necessary) until a single digit (or the "master" numbers 11 or 22) results. Each of these number represents different characteristics and expressions.
Master number are the only exception to rule of reducing to the single digit. The master numbers 11 and 22 are intensified versions of the single digit number they replace (2 and 4). These numbers suggest a potential for a high degree of learning and/or achievement very often in a more stressful environment. In many individuals, the master numbers operate at a much more tangible or practical level, becoming essentially the same as the single digit parallel.
The first consideration of numerology is often the date of birth. This date, expressed numerically, as mm/dd/yyyy, is used to determine what is called the Life Path Number and a variety of other factors in the numerology reading.
We will also be converting your FULL BIRTH NAME* to a number. Letters and numbers, you will learn, are always one and the same. Here is a chart of the values assigned to each of the letters in the English alphabet:
Example: If a person was born on October 23, 1972 (10-23-1972*), add the month 10 (which is reduced to 1) to the day 23 (which is reduced to 5) plus the the year 1972 (which reduces to 19, then to 10 and finally to 1). Thus, the total of the month, day, and year is 1+5+1. This date is a 7 Lifepath.
Personally, I use a combination of the Pythagorean and Chaldean systems of Numerology in my readings along with my spiritual gifts of clairvoyance and empathic abilities. Using your name and birth date, all the questions you have regarding your life, future, past and present are revealed. What are your lessons in this lifetime, what type of work are you suited for, love compatibility and timing when will you meet your soul mate. Other great usages of Numerology are for determining the best time to open a new business or get married. The most common usage is picking a name for a new born baby. Numerology is very versatile.