The symbolic meanings of numbers

Learning numerology involves two stages or phases – learning the meaning of the numbers and calculating the different personal numerical values. This article is about first learning the symbolic meaning of the numbers. As you learn these symbol values, you can apply their meaning to speech expressions to the numerous extent. These meanings can also be applied to astrology, cartomancy, and metaphysics in general. They can be used throughout your daily life to discover the underlying purpose of whatever event or activity you are performing.

In numerology, every point in the universe, the infinite mind or divine intelligence has access to information about all other points regardless of distance in space and time (past, present and future). This information is contained in archetypes of numbers that are only partially understandable to humans. Knowing the number of archetypes allows a person to align his or her will and ego with the purpose of the universe. Knowledge of the number of archetypes can also provide the opportunity to participate in and guide the ongoing processes in the universe or in his or her life.

Like zodiac signs, each number symbolizes a step in the creation process. The first step is symbolized by number one. The second step is symbolized by number two, etc. For example, if the numbers on a particular day coincide with number three, you know that this day favors the third step in whatever process you are involved with. If the address of a building you are in adds number five, you know this building favors the fifth step of any process. If you come across someone whose name adds to the number eight, you know that the energy of that person is please the eighth step of any process.

Interpretation with the numbers

The meanings of numbers 1 to 10, 0 and master numbers 11, 22, 33 and 44 are given below, accompanied by personality traits and behaviors often associated with each number. Where relevant, the Pythagorean meanings and associated geometric shapes are given. Where appropriate, the planets, cravings, and elements of C. C. Zain’s esoteric psychology and the crises and the resulting personal power are included in Erik H. Erikson’s identity development. In general, odd numbers are masculine, active and positive. Even numbers are feminine, receptive and negative.

Number 1 – Individuality, Purpose

Pythagorean numerology begins with the number 1. The call to the monad is 1 represented by a point. It is the source of all numbers, the origin of all things. It symbolizes the primary state of unity, indivisibility and unity. Some say it is both an odd and an even number. 1 is the number of God, the primary masculine number and Yang. It manifests itself as the active principle, the number of consciousness, light, the ego, the danger and the authority. The Pythagoreans considered 1 to be good, desirable, substantial and indivisible. 1 is associated with the sun, fire and colors red and red-orange.

Wherever 1 exists in the many scopes, it indicates the beginning of a new cycle, beginnings in general, creation, individuality and independence. In esoteric psychology, 1 denotes the sun and the power calls, ie. the desire to survive and to be something. In identity development, 1 denotes confidence in a crisis of distrust from which the power of hope arises.

Personality traits and behaviors associated with 1 include: adventure, aggressiveness, loneliness, ambition, arrogance, assertiveness, bossiness, confidence, courage, creativity, desire, determination, dignity, direction, dominant, selfishness, selfishness, false pride, independence, individualism, individuality , initiative, intolerance, leadership, loneliness, masculinity, novelty, hardness, optimism, originality, pioneering, pomposity, powerful, prestige, resistance, self-assurance, self-centering, selfishness, loneliness, strength, tyrannical and willpower.

Number 2 – Polarity, Union

The number 2 is called the dyad and is represented by a line. It indicates the loss of the primary device. 2 is duality, and the Pythagoreans believed that 2 is a number of excess, the first feminine number and a defective number. The two represent the principles of substance, manifestation and material development. 1 has been divided into 2. With 2 a new relationship is now possible. Something created externally by 1.2 is both the formation of dichotomies, the division of things into two categories and the first occurrence of life. Awareness of the other creates tension and enables unification and partnership. The 2 are the primary feminine number, the number of polarities, pairs, partners, contradictions and antites. The 2 are associated with the moon, the water, the oceans and the color orange. Sometimes 2 are associated with blue.

Wherever 2 exists to the numerous extent, it indicates externalization, separation, tension, conflict, association, partnership, collaboration, rhythm, attachment, care, femininity and motherhood. In esoteric psychology, they denote the 2 Moon and the domestic elements of self-storage and racial preservation. In identity development, they denote 2 autonomy versus shame and self-doubt crisis, arising from the willpower.

Personality traits and behaviors associated with 2 include: absorption, adaptability, apathy, appeasement, attachment, attention, balance, bonding, caution, conflict, collaboration, cruelty, deception, dependency, diplomacy, emotion, empathy, expedition, emotion, females, femininity, fluctuation, friendship, gentleness, home, instinct, intuition, hypersensitivity, kindness, malevolence, marriage, mediation, motherhood, need, care, obedience, parenting, partnership, patience, peacemaking, patience, petulance, reaction, receptivity, relationship, rhythm, self-awareness, self-effacement, self-sacrifice, sensitivity, separation, shyness, submissiveness, excitement, touch, understanding, unification and withdrawal.

Number 3 – Interaction, synthesis

The number 3 is called the triad. It is represented by a plane, is composed of unity and diversity and restores them to harmony. It’s the first odd, masculine number. The 3rd is the principle of spirit and the process of spiritual development through the reconciliation of contradictions by finding common elements or points of agreement. The 3 is the synthesis process. The 3 represent the Trinity or the Trinity God found in most religions. 1 is the thesis, 2 is the antithesis, and 3 is the synthesis. The 3 harmonize dichotomies and are considered an extremely lucky number. It is ease, flow, grace, happiness, abundance and rest. The 3 are associated with Venus, love, harmony, balance, intelligence and the color yellow.

When 3 is found in the many scopes, it indicates the opportunities for growth, relationship, understanding, balance, ease and peace. In esoteric psychology, they denote 3 Mercury and the intellectual elements in sufficient alignment. In identity development, the three denote initiative versus guilt crisis from which the purpose force arises.

Personality traits and behaviors associated with 3 include: animation, artistic, art, art, beauty, brilliant, charm, communication, capture, conversation, collaboration, creativity, cultivation, ease, energetic, enthusiasm, entertainment, envy, balance, expansive, expression, extravagance, flirtatiousness, friendship, junk, good luck, grace, greed, growth, happiness, harmony, humor, indecision, imagination, inspiration, intelligence, joy, laziness, love, luck, luxury, optimism, outspoken, peace, joy, poetry, popularity, relationship, romance, rhythms, self-expression, socializing, socializing, spirituality, superficiality, triviality, understanding, vanity, versatile, vision, wasted, witty, words and writing.

Number 4 – Construction, creation

The number 4 is tetrad. It is represented by a solid and is the first feminine square. The 4 represent justice, are steadfast and a perfect square. It is also the number of elements, seasons, human ages, lunar phases and virtues. It represents the power of manifesting ideas in the material world. It is said to be the root of all manifested things. In many ancient cultures they symbolized the 4 world, the earth and every business. It is the number of foundations, solid matter, the points of the compass, the seasons, the (classical Greek) elements, the wind, completion, solidarity, stability, equilibrium, the (classical Greek) four kingdoms of matter. 4 is action, activity, energy, power, strength, crisis, sacrifice, the square, the cross and the processes of building and creating solid, concrete forms in the material world. These are the four psychological functions of analytical psychology (Jungian). The 4 are associated with Saturn and / or Mars, Earth and the colors red, green or brown.

Wherever the four are found in the many scopes, it indicates the presence of activity and strong energies needed to overcome obstacles, conflicts and crises. The power to manifest one’s dreams in the material world and / or to update important matters is present. In esoteric psychology, the 4 Venus and the social elements mean the ability to bond together. In identity development, they denote 4 competence versus the inferiority crisis, which arises as a competency force.

Personality traits and behaviors associated with 4 include: performance, action, activity, distance, application, bitterness, building, calm, creativity, crises, energy, concentration, conflicts, conservation, construction, dedication, rejection, reliability, depth, determination, discipline, boring, economy, efficient, lasting, follow-up, form, foundation, basic, bleak, goal orientation, growth, hardness, hardworking, ill health, impersonality, individuality, diligent, industry, joyless, restriction, management, melancholy, monotony , narrow-mindedness, organization, careful effort, patience, perseverance, planning, power, practical, practical, repressive, respectable, restlessness, restraint, self-discipline, skill, stable, stable, strength and struggles and suspicious.

Number 5 – Intelligence, originality

The number 5 is called pentad and represents human or humanity, especially in terms of creativity, intelligence, talents and self-expression, ie. especially the traits that are most uniquely human and distinguish man from the rest of the animal kingdom. Thus they represent the 5 quintessence, humanity, the magician, the magic, the (western) senses and the (Chinese) elements. 5 is the masculine marriage number because it unites the first female number and the first male number upon addition. It has the virtue of being uninterrupted because all multiples of 5 ends in 5.5 are associated with Mars and / or Uranus, the air and the color blue.

Wherever the 5 are found in the many scopes, it indicates the presence of intelligence, creativity, special talents, uniqueness, individual expression and possibly genius. In esoteric psychology, they mean March 5 and the aggressive elements of the ability to defend and secure. In identity development, they denote 5 the identity versus crisis of roles that stem from the power of credibility.

Personality traits and behaviors associated with 5 include: activity, adaptability, adventure, adventurous, warrior, change, changeability, wise, captured, courage, creativity, criticism, curiosity, discard, company, expansiveness, experience, flexibility, freedom, haste, impulsivity, individuality, intelligence, intuition, invention, irresponsibility, desire, magnetism, movement, nervous, progress, promotion, elastic, restlessness, ingenuity, sarcastic, spread, sensuality, sexual, conflict, temperament, thoughtlessness, uniqueness, unpredictability, variation versatility and vitality.

Number 6 – Responsibility, Success

The number 6 is represented by the hexad. 6 is the feminine marriage number because it unites 2 and 3 through multiplication. It is also considered the first perfect number and is the area with a 3-4-5 triangle. The 6 represent the benefits of activity and productivity. For the Pythagoreans, 6 was the perfect number, as when multiplied by itself it results in the number itself (6 X 6 = 42 ~ 4 + 2 = 6). 6 was also considered a perfect number because ~ 1 + 2 + 3 = 6. 6 combines ease, harmony, good luck, synthesis of 3 with polarity and awareness of the number 2. 6 is an active, productive and successful number 3 It brings luck, but through effort, productivity and activity. The 6 is also related to the human soul, harmony, creation, love, marriage, domestic happiness and the heart affairs of some numerologists. The 6 are linked to Jupiter, the Earth element, productivity and color indigo.

Wherever the 6 are found in the many scopes, it indicates a high probability of success and prosperity through work efforts. In esoteric psychology, they denote 6 Jupiter and the religious elements in belief in leadership and tolerance. In identity development, the 6 denote the intimacy versus isolation crisis from which the power of love arises.

Personality traits and behaviors associated with 6 include: beauty, burdens, carelessness, comfort, complacency, conscientiousness, conservative attitudes, creative, domestic, domestic, educational, legal, religious and / or spiritual interests, exaggeration, expansion, family, kindness, gossip, harmonious, harmony, healing, honest, hypocrisy, idealistic, interference, joy, justice, loyal, luck, interference, morality, morality, optimism, concern for others, over-expansionism, overindulgence, parenting, passion, productivity, prosperity, protection, reliability, responsibility, selfishness, self-righteousness, service, social and artistic balance, trivial, trust, understanding and wisdom.

Number 7 – Thought / Consciousness

For the Pythagoreans, the number 7 is represented by the heptad and is associated with the Greek girl goddess Athene. They considered 7 a virgin number because it has no products and a circle can never be divided into 7 equal parts. The 7 symbolize the cosmic creativity process. It combines the divine trinity of 3 and the power of physical manifestation of 4. The 7 represents the stages of manifestation and the seven aspects of God manifested through the seven stars or angels. It represents creation, divinity, and religious and destiny activities. It symbolizes occult mysteries, magical ceremonies, and psychic and clear-sighted powers. 7 is considered to be a difficult number to interpret in a specific and accurate way. The 7 are associated with Saturn, religion, devotion, authority, royalty, the Earth element and the color purple.

No matter where the 7 are found in the many scopes, it is very likely that religion and spirituality figure prominently. Either the exoteric and / or the esoteric aspects of religion may be present. Strange and fateful occurrences are also likely. In esoteric psychology, they mean the 7 Saturn and the security elements and the ability to escape from enemies and provide security. In identity development, they denote 7 generativity versus stagnation crises from which the power of nurturing arises.

Personality traits and behaviors associated with 7 include: loneliness, seclusion, analysis, authority, bureaucracy, calculation, confused, conservative attitudes, contemplative, depressive, dreamy, efficiency, escapism, accuracy, example, belief, fear, fussiness, impractical, intellectual snobbery, intelligence, introspection, intuition, exploration, knowledge, lazy, legal, religious and / or spiritual interests, loneliness, evil, melancholy, metaphysics, mood, mysticism, mysterious, annoying, nervousness, perception, perfection, perfectionism, pessimism, philosophy, pride , psychology, religious or spiritual development, realities, reason, research, responsibility, science, secrecy, self-knowledge, self-righteousness, skepticism, silence, loneliness, suspicion, thought, understanding, the unseen, verbosity, vision and wisdom.

Number 8 – Power / Victim

The 8 are called the octad or ogdoad. It is the first cube: 2 x 2 x 2 = 8. Because it is 4 (action, activity, energy and crisis), divided by 2 (externalization, separation, tension and conflict), 8 symbolizes the point of maximum dynamic activity, the point of the greatest energy and power. It is considered to symbolize material success and worldly involvement. The 8 are associated with the Sun and Uranus, activity, frustrations, busy work, and the colors rose and the transition color between red and violet.

Wherever the 8 is found in the many scopes, it indicates the intense energy needed to complete the details and structure. At times, the 8 can be very frustrating. At other times, it can feel exciting when our consciousness flows with the work we do. In esoteric psychology, they mean the 8 Uranus and the individualistic elements and the ability to depart from the past and develop better ways. In identity development, they signify 8 integrity against the crisis of despair, from which the power of wisdom arises.

Personality traits and behaviors associated with the 8 include: administration, authority, broad, business, busy work, capacity, carelessness, understanding, concentrated effort, control, cruelty, eccentric, efficiency, energy, extravagance, executive ability, extreme individualism, frustration, greed , guilt-ridden, haughty, hard work, impatience, lack, improvidence, management, loss, management, material achievement, materialism, money, hard, organization, power, promotion, rewards, reckless, self-confidence, skill, strain, strength, struggle , Success, persistence, thoroughness, hard, unscrupulous, justification and waste.

Number 9 – Completion

The number 9 is called nonad or ennead. It is the first masculine cube. It is also considered disruptive because, no matter how many times it is repeated, it reduces to itself. The 9 can be considered a very spiritual number or a very lucky number because it is three 3’s. 9 corresponds to the 7 in that it is a very spiritual number and one that prefers isolation and withdrawal. It is actually the last number in numerology because all other numbers can be reduced to 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9. The 9 represents the human gestation period ending with the end of a cycle. and the beginning of the next. It also resembles pregnancy in that the actual creation activity is not visible to the material world. 9 may be associated with Uranus, Neptune or Pluto. Because of its universal qualities, it can be associated with all spectrum colors, light blue and psychedelic colors.

In the many fields of application, they suggest 9 creativity, spirituality, retreat and completion. A 9 in many respects indicates that the person is likely to give birth several times to the development of spiritual ideas, mysticism and psychic phenomena. In esoteric psychology, they denote 9 Neptune and the Utopian elements and longing for better conditions.

Personality traits and behaviors associated with 9 include: attainment, benevolence, compassion, complete, creativity, dedication, devotion, disturbance, emotion, expulsion, extremes, generosity, genius, imagination, impersonality, intellect, intensity, intuition, unlimited power, meditation, mysticism , personal loss, philanthropy, psychic phenomena, regeneration, religious devotion, service, selflessness, shyness, external motives, understanding the spirit, upheaval, universal consciousness and universality.

Number 10 – Rebirth

The number 10 is called the decad. It represents completion, infinity and rebirth. It is also the number of our fingers and toes. It is said that 10 contains all the numbers, because after 10 the numbers repeat themselves. The number 10 is not usually used in numerology because 10 is reduced to 1 in numerology (1 + 0 = 1). 10 has characteristics for both 0 and 9. In esoteric psychology, 10 means pluto and the universal welfare elements and preservation through cooperation between individuals.

Number 0 – Everything and nothing

0 is not included in Pythagorean numerology. It represents God unmanifest, ie. Spirit without matter and without things. It is God before creation, especially physical or material creation. It is divinity without consciousness. 0 or the circle is divine potential upon which no action has been taken. It’s the cosmos before the cosmos emerges, before the Big Bang, or whatever. It is also a symbol of infinity. 0 also reminds us of the positive value of powerlessness. In metaphysical symbolism, a circle with a dot in the middle indicates that creation or physical manifestation has begun. In particular, it symbolizes that the Spirit or God has divided into individual parts so that it can come to know itself. This division is not real. It is the false perception of matter or material objects. In astrology, the manifestation of God is manifested by the symbol of the sun. The sun is the individualized spirit that sustains each of us. 0 is not used in most numerological calculations or in the many scopes. The reason is that 0 + any number = the number. 0 has its own meaning, but it adds nothing to numerological calculations.

Master numbers

The term master number refers to two, three or four numbers that are considered to be beyond the normal spectrum of the average human being. These figures imply brilliant and superior results carried over from past lives. Master numbers may have greater potential or higher vibrations than other numbers. They can be very charged and difficult to handle. They can take a lot of effort to integrate into one’s personality. Realizing the power of master numbers may require time and maturity. After interpreting a number as a master number, it is usually reduced numerically to a single digit, and the standard interpretation is also used.

The numbers 11, 22, 33 and 44 have all been referred to as master numbers. Master numbers are interpreted before they are reduced to single digits. As mentioned earlier, most numerologists recognized 11 and 22 as master numbers. A few use 33 as a master number, and even fewer use 44 as a master number. Some numerologists do not use master numbers.

Number 11 – Inspiration / lighting

The number 11 refers to idealism and outstanding achievements that are largely intellectual or mental. It often indicates artistic or musical talent. It is said that the individual with an 11 is inspired and he or she is usually an inspiration to others. An 11 can also show the characteristics of a 2. Of course, not everyone with an 11 is able to manifest the talents and characteristics of an 11. In such cases, 11 becomes a common 2.

Personality traits and behaviors associated with 11 include: altruism, aviation, creativity, confusion, scam, deception, delusion, destruction, dreams, ecstasy, exaltation, electricity, escapism, evangelism, faith, fame, fanaticism, greatness, idealism, ideals, enlightenment, impracticality, independence, inner conflict, insight, inspiration, intangible, intuition, limelight, mysticism, nervousness, commitment, originality, peace, perversity, phobias, principles, psychic, radicalism, rebellious, religion, reverence, sacrifice, self-destruction, sensitivity, shyness , spirituality, spiritual vision, subconsciousness, tactlessness, truth, understanding and uselessness.

Number 22 – Masterful / Master Builder

The 22 are interpreted as a number of great material results, often by spiritual or magical ability. It is the most powerful of all the numbers. A person of 22 turns dreams into reality. He or she is referred to as a master builder. A 22 can also show the characteristics of a 4. Of course, not everyone with a 22 is able to manifest the talents and characteristics of a 22. In such cases, 22 becomes a common 4.

Personality traits and behaviors associated with 22 include: achiever, ambition, broad vision, discipline, distribution, intense, limitless, materialistic, methodical, pressure, practical, resourceful, self-confidence, strong and successful.

Number 33 – Initiator / Master Teacher

The number 33 symbolizes the guiding principle. It is the most influential of all numbers. The person with a 33 has made great spiritual results in past lives. He or she has successfully integrated 11 and 22 and has risen to a higher level. He or she has become the master teacher and his or her dharma or spiritual purpose is to lift humanity spiritually by communicating the wisdom of the time. He or she must abandon all personal ambitions.

The Master Teacher shows a high level of devotion to the truth. He or she must seek understanding and wisdom before preaching to others. The Master Teacher must find original ways to encourage spiritual development. Art, medicine or some other unconventional form of healing are possible mediums through which the Master Guardian addresses the public. He or she must share the truths he or she knows. If not, the master teacher may stagnate. His or her opportunities for further growth wane until he or she performs the Master Teacher’s duties. A 33 can also show the characteristics of a 6. Of course, not everyone with a 33 is capable of manifesting the talents and characteristics of a 33. In such cases, 33 becomes a regular 6.

Personality traits and behaviors associated with 33 include: artist, blessing, bravery, Christ-like, compassionate, courage, discipline, teacher, guidance, healing, healer, honest, inspiration, love, martyr, monk, doctor, protection, self-sacrifice, teacher-teacher and truth.

The 33 manifests only when the birthday, month of birth and year of birth (day / month / year) each adds 11 when the month and day are 22 and the year to 11, when the month and year add up to 22 and the day to 11, or the day and year add up to 22 and the month to 11. For example, during the 21st century the years 2009, 2018, 2027, 2037, 2045, 2054, 2063, 2072, 2081 and 2090 are added up to 11. During the 20th century, it is only the year 1901 that adds an 11th year as 1991 adds a 2. 1991 = 1 + 9 + 9 + 1 = 20 (1 + 9 = 10, 10 + 9 = 19, 19 + 1 = 20, 2 + 0 = 2).

The master numbers 11, 22 and 33 are said to represent a triangle called the triangle of enlightenment. In relation to the triangle, number 11 represents the vision, 22 combines vision with action, and 33 provides guidance to the world.

Number 44 – Masterful / Master Manager

44 is the number of the Master Manager. Master Manager is extremely rare. He or she is a conscious bridge between the physical plane and higher planes or worlds. The Master Manager is able to manifest what he or she focuses on with desire. He or she learns to be a creator. A 44 can also show the characteristics of an 8. Of course, not everyone with a 44 is capable of manifesting the talents and characteristics of a 44. In such cases, 44 becomes an ordinary 8.