“The secrets of the universe are numerous.”
Working to understand this statement is one of the things that attracted me to get to know more about numerology when I started this site was when you look back at history you that numbers have been used as a constant means of measurement.
Using numbers to understand how the world around them has been seen in all the known cultures since the dawning of time, such as the Greeks, Mayans, Chinese, Egyptians and Masons.
What are the basics of numerology? It’s the belief that the numbers hidden in the letters of your full birth name and digits of your birth date have significant effect on your traits, talents, weaknesses and even your emotional behaviors.
I have come to find that numerology and numbers in general play a key role in everything in my life and everyone’s life.
Mathematicians have been working to unlock the mysteries of life that surround us. As every day we live numbers begin our day and numbers end our day.
Think about it for a second … every minute of our lives revolve around numbers and change the direction of our life. One you start to work with the meaning of numbers you will find that you will discover real truths that will have massive impact on your life.
There are two important numbers that you need to calculate when you first start your journey into learning the basic numerology.
Your Destiny Number and Your Life Path Number
So what does your destiny number mean and how does it help guide you along the path to success?
Your Destiny Number also called the Expression number is derived from using all the letter in your complete birth name and symbolize all the opportunities available to you, highlights your inner goal, which gives you insight into the person you are meant to be. As well as the talents, abilities that you were born with. It also will help you identify your shortcomings, which are important to understand so you can focus on working a bit harder in those areas to achieve success in your lifetime.
You will find just like many others that are struggling in life or find themselves unhappy that they are working and going in a direction that is direct opposition to your destiny. And when you use your destiny number and make simple changes and set new goals and adjust your outlook to be more in line with what you expression number is telling you. You will be able to find happiness that has always eluded you.
Unlike your Life Path number, which will be covered next and gives you insight into who you are, your destiny number gives you more insight into what you should aspire or reach to become.
So, what does your life path number say about you?
Many people believe that your life path number is just your personality type. And discovering your personality type is one of the main reasons to calculate your life path number, because when you are in alignment and understand your life path and purpose you will feel more energized, and feel as if you are on the right track and headed towards the right “point” in your life.
This is why you want to take the time to correctly calculate your life path number. As it perhaps the most important number when it comes to making sure your life is as fulfilling as it can be and you are headed in the right direction.
Your life path number gives you great insight into your skills and your abilities, but it also helps you to understand and cope with your negative traits that you need to balance out to remain motivated and on track to achieve your life’s purpose.
Now that you have a clear understanding of the basics of numerology and the two most important numbers and what they mean. Let’s move on to actually finding or calculating your destiny and life path numbers.
How Do You Find Your Destiny Number?
According to the theories set force by Pythagoras certain letters have specific numerical values.
The following chart shows these values:
1 = A, J, S
2 = B, K, T
3 = C, L, U
4 = D, M, V
5 = E, N, W
6 = F, O, X
7 = G, P, Y
8 = H, Q, Z
9 = I, R
The chart will easily allow you to find the root number that is associated with your name, and this is what numerologists call your Destiny Number.
And to find your Destiny Number all you need to do is calculate the root number of your full name, that is your First, Middle and Last name by breaking down each of your names to a single digit, then adding up to get the total.
How Do You Calculate Your Life Path Number?
There are a few easy steps to calculate your life path number by using your birth date.
First, use the number of your birth month and add the two digits together.
Second, use the digits from your birth year and add those together, and if the number is bigger than 9, then you need to add the two from the previous sum together. Keep going thru this process until you have a number that is a single digit.
Third, use the digits from your birth year and add those together, and if this number is bigger than 9, then add the two of the previous sum until you have a single digit number.
Finally, all the sum of all the steps, and if this number is bigger than 9 then continue to add the digits of the previous sum until you arrive at your life path number.
Below is an example calculation of your life path number:
Birth date: November 10, 1992
Month: November (11) so, 1+1 = 2
Day: 10 so, 1+0= 1
Year: 1992 so, 1+9+9+2= 21 then, 2+1 = 3
Life Path Number: 2+1+3 = 6
But life paths are only the beginning of this captivating art that has been born of science.
Be sure to enjoy and take time to understand the meaning of each number as there is so much more to learn and discover about your personality type through numerology, and discover your life’s true path.