How to calculate your personal number and your life path?
Numerology allows everyone to know themselves better. It is also a divinatory art. Let’s discover together the numbers that govern our lives.
Numerology is the study of the numbers that govern our lives. This study provides various information on the future, on destiny but also on the character of each. How to highlight these numbers and decipher them? This is what we will find out.
Numerology, the universal language of numbers
Our date of birth but also our first and last names carry within them a system of numbers which allows us to better understand existence. Thus numerology offers us the opportunity to determine:
- our personal number to have indications on our personality, on our temperament;
- our life path which brings us information about our destiny out of any context;
- the value of our first name in order to better measure the forces resulting from the past, from the heritage that governs us.
- But this universal language also makes it possible to better understand the unfolding of the coming year. And much more, as we will see.
What are the fundamentals of numerology?
However, before going any further, we must know the correspondences between letters and numbers to be able to determine the numbers behind our name and surname.
Now that we have this information at your disposal, we can get started.
How to calculate your number in numerology?
We all have a number that matches us. It’s called our personal number. To find it, we have to perform a calculation based on the letters of our birth name. Thus, a person with the birth name of DUPONT, will be able to know his personal number according to the correspondences exposed above and by adding them:
D = 4, U = 3, P = 7, O = 6, N = 5 and T = 2 which gives a total of 4 + 3 + 7 + 6 + 5 + 2 = 27 or 2 + 7 = 9.
Dupont’s personal number is 9.
Now let’s move on to the path of life.
How is the path of life calculated?
Calculating it is very easy. It is necessary, in fact, to know the date of birth of the person concerned. Here, the letters of the name and surname are not involved in the calculation. For example, if the person was born on January 16, 1968, you must add all the numbers 1 + 6 + 1 (corresponding to January, the first month of the year) + 1 + 9 + 6 + 8 = 32, or 3 + 2 = 5. This person therefore has a life path corresponding to the number 5.
Another example: if the person was born on December 1, 1986, proceed as follows: 1 + 1 + 2 (corresponding to 12, that is to say December, the 12th month of the year) + 1 + 9 + 8 + 6 = 28 or 10, or 1 + 0 = 1. Here, we are in the presence of a life path 1.
Let us now come to the value of the first name in numerology
How to calculate the value of his first name?
The first name in numerology gives indications on the character of the person, on his relationship with the outside world but also on all the inheritance that he will have to assume during his existence. Essential information! Note that this number is also called a hereditary number.
To obtain it, we must therefore take each letter of the first name, see their correspondence and add them up as we could with the last name for the personal number. Let us take the example of Anaïs. What do we get? A = 1, N = 5, A = 1, Ï = 9 and S = 1. The sum is then (1 + 5 + 2 + 9 + 1) 18, or 9 (1 + 8). The value of Anaïs first name is 9.
How do you know your current year?
Numerology also offers the opportunity to know in broad outline the successes and difficulties that will punctuate a year. To know the predilections, it is necessary to embark on a calculation which takes into account the date of birth (as we have seen for the path of life) but also the year of interest. An example to make everything clear:
Imagine that you were born on March 21, 1971 and that you want to know the events that will mark your year 2020. The calculation is therefore 2 + 1 (day of birth) + 3 (corresponding to the month of March) + 1 + 9 + 7 + 1 (year of birth) + 2 + 0 + 2 + 0 (reference year) = 28, or 10, or 1!
Other information that numerology can provide
Numerology is not limited to the personal number, the life path, the value of the first name or even the current year. It is in fact possible to obtain other information such as the “achievement number” which gives indications on the professional path (it is the sum of the figures corresponding to the consonants of the name and first name), the “expression number” which gives indications on the qualities and the defects of the interested person (sum of the figures resulting from the name and first name), or the “intimate number” which reveals the capacities of the person and the ideals, the dreams which carry it (sum of the vowels name and surname).
What your life path number means?
We have seen how to calculate the important numbers to know our personality, to better understand the future … But what do the figures obtained correspond to? I will only give a summary here; it will be up to you to dig into the question if numerology, like me, excites you.
The number 1
In numerology he announces everything that begins, starts. It also echoes ambition, professional success. It conveys qualities such as dynamism, enthusiasm and flaws such as pushiness and egocentricity. Thus the people governed by the number 1 are often managers, leaders of men.
The number 2
This number refers to the pair, the couple, the union. He underlines a need for cooperation, whether in the professional or personal field. As a result, he puts forward a person who needs others, lacking self-confidence. From a positive point of view, the 2 speaks of cooperation, union … From a negative point of view, it warns about duality, about dependence on others …
The number 3
He talks to us about sociability, communication, interaction with the world and oneself. It can also denote a form of hyperactivity. This number designates cerebral people, having a strong imagination, enjoying a fine intelligence. Thus he underlines the qualities that are attractive to creation, to sociability and faults such as pride or even dispersion, difficulties in organizing …
The number 4
It echoes the realization of ideas, the pragmatic aspect of everyday life, the control of events. The number 4 designates Cartesian people, down to earth, knowing how to decide, organize with rigor. It conveys qualities such as a sense of analysis and synthesis, perseverance and flaws that have attracted intolerance, exacerbated perfectionism.
The number 5
This number carries with it everything that touches the need for freedom, pleasure, emotional life, but also the ability to approach life with enthusiasm and dynamism. It also designates overly idealistic people. The 5 announces qualities such as curiosity, the need to learn, to question oneself and faults relating to inconsistency, naivety …
The number 6
The number 6 speaks to us of beauty, harmony, perfection whether in the artistic field or in love. People affected by this figure seek a certain stability, a certain balance and reject complicated situations. Among the qualities inherent in 3 we find the ability to share, the art of educating, family joys. Regarding the less positive aspects, we will list shyness, difficulties in asserting oneself …
The number 7
It is the number of fortune, luck, knowledge but also spirituality. People matching this number are usually lonely. This is why the 7 refers to the professions of writer, researcher … The qualities found in this number highlight the depth of the spirit, of the analysis. As for the faults, they underline too much introspection, a form of melancholy and discomfort.
The number 8
He often talks to us about extremism. People animated by this number can manifest certain excesses in their life and are able to take all risks. It is also an indication of the existence of the reciprocating movement, going from the greatest successes to the most brutal failures. The 8 refers to power, charisma, money but also destruction and pushiness.
The number 9
The number 9 announces trips, trips but also an ability to open up to others, to altruism, to utopianism. The professions linked to this figure are philosopher, doctor, teacher … The people governed by this figure are animated by a form of humanism, a need for equality and show predispositions to spirituality. They can also be unstable, misanthropic, aggressive …
Here you have the basics to immerse yourself in numerology. Be patient, make room for your intuition and I guarantee you an unprecedented journey of initiation.