Numerology is the study of the symbolism of numbers and many believe
that the history of numerology goes back more than 10 000 years.
Pythagoras, the Greek mathematician who lived from 569 – 470 BC is said
to be the originator of much of what we call western or standard
numerology today. More has been written on the subject in this century
than in all of the preceding 1000 years.
We asked Sandy Smith, a South African numerologist who has developed
her own unique system of numerology – Sandy's Original Numerology, to
give us an exclusive taste of the core elements of numerology namely,
Life Path Number, Expression or Personality number, and Soul Urge in
order to get a better insight into who we really are and want to be.
Sandy's system can give you advice on career path, health,
legal matters, marriage, and finance to name but a few. For a personal
appointment contact Sandy at 082 411 9270 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
THE LIFE PATH:
The Life Path number is the most important number in the numerology
report. It describes the major lessons that have to be learned in a
lifetime. 90% of people are able to do it without realising what it is.
The hard part is to attain a higher level with each birthday.
HOW TO CALCULATE IT:
path is calculated by adding the day, month and year of your birth
together. Reduce to a single digit. If the figures add up to 11 or 12,
do not reduce them, as these are master numbers.
29 July 1966, would become
2 + 9 + 0 + 7 + 1 + 9 + 6 + 6 = 40
4 + 0 = 4
The Life Path Number is 4
THE LESSONS THAT NEED TO BE LEARNED ARE:
1 Initiating action, pioneering, leading, independent, attaining, and individual.
2 Co-operation, adaptability, consideration of others, partnering, mediating.
3 Expression, verbalisation, socialisation, the arts, the joy of living.
4 A foundation, order, service, struggle against limits, steady growth.
5 Expansiveness, visionary, change, the constructive use of freedom.
6 Responsibility, protection, nurturing, community, balance, sympathy.
7 Analysis, understanding, knowledge, awareness, studious, meditating.
8 Practical endeavours, status oriented, power-seeking, high-material goals.
9 Humanitarian, giving nature, selflessness, obligations, a dreamer.
11 Attain a higher spiritual plane, intuitive, illumination, and idealist.
22 The Master Builder, large endeavours, powerful force, leadership.
THE EXPRESSION NUMBER
This number is derived from the letters in your full birth name and
can also be called the destiny or personality number. This is the
number that describes the talents and natural abilities that are at
your disposal from birth which can be developed as you grow and mature.
In other words these numbers signify your inherent potential or
destiny. These abilities are often very important in work and career.
HOW TO CALCULATE IT
Take each name separately and add up the letter values using the
conversion chart above. Reduce to a single digit. If you get an 11 or
12, do not add to a single digit, as these are master numbers. Do not
use nicknames or married names, but the full name that appears on your
birth certificate. The only exception would be in the case of adoption
shortly after birth, where the name given in the adoption home should
Example: Using the full name Tom Alan Smith
The expression number is 1
FIND THE MEANING OF YOUR OWN EXPRESSION NUMBER
1 Denotes strong leadership qualities. Ambitious and determined,
with the potential for achievement and financial rewards. Prefers to
work alone and possess qualities of self-confidence and self-reliance.
Dislikes routine. Independence, problem solving, and initiating action.
Can develop the capacity to be a strong leader, sales executive or
Negative qualities: self-centredness, aggressiveness and instinct to dominate.
is in the role of mediator and peacemaker. Modest without the need for
recognition of accomplishments. Sensitive, diplomatic in difficult
situations, co-operative, and considerate. Excellent at organising and
managing people due to exceptional tact and friendliness. Make good
Negative qualities: oversensitivity and tendency to get hurt easily, shyness, uncertainty, apathy and indifference.
and enthusiastic about life and living. Role in life is to inspire,
motivate and raise the spirits of others. Excellent communication and
social skills. Would make an excellent teacher, composer, singer, actor
or salesman. May have a latent creative talent in the arts.
Negative qualities: superficiality, too easygoing, materialistic.
is to express wonderful organisational skills with a practical, down to
earth approach. Sincere, honest and faithful. Sense of responsibility
leads to fulfilling obligations and doing a good job of everything
undertaken. Would do very well in the fields of building, engineering
Negative qualities: Stubborn, dogmatic, rigid, prejudice, and dominance.
and versatile. Clever, analytical and a quick thinker. The tone is
constructive freedom, and to attain this freedom, will be very good at
mastering adaptability and change. Proficient at presenting ideas and
knowing how to approach others to get results. Popular, entertaining
Negative qualities: procrastination, difficulty in keeping routine, making the same mistake over and over again. Hates paperwork.
friendly and appreciative of others. A depth of understanding,
producing sympathetic kindness and generosity. Open and honest. Sense
of responsibility, love and balance and capable of rectifying and
balancing inharmonious situations. Shows artistic and creative talent
but prefers to work in an occupation where there is concern for the
betterment of the community eg. Social worker. Make excellent parents.
Negative qualities: self-sacrifice, over demanding of self and worry.
refreshing, rebellious, mischievous and involved in the search for
wisdom or truth Logical and rational in approach. Appears to lack
emotion. Excellent at studying deep subjects in search of hidden
fundamentals. Make excellent teachers.
Negative qualities: lack of self trust, introvert and intolerant.
organisational and administrative capabilities. Potential to achieve in
business and other powerful positions. Good judgement in money and
commercial matters with an understanding of building and accumulating
material wealth. Ambitious and goal orientated. Make good managers and
can plan, initiate and complete projects.
Negative qualities: impatience, laziness, intolerance, over materialistic.
love to help others and tendency towards acting the "big" brother or
sister type. Will operate best if sense of feeling and compassion is
followed. Creative ability, imagination and artistic talent (often
latent) of the highest order are present in this expression.
Friendships, affection and love are extremely important. Make good
teachers and counsellors.
Negative qualities: selfish, self-centered, aloofness, and lack of sensitivity. Rather a dreamer than a doer.
11 Inspirational and the ability to lead by example.
Inner strength and awareness of environment. Strong intuition and keen
analytical ability. Will be happier if working outside of the business
world. Concerned and supportive of art, music or beauty in any form.
Make good teachers, social workers, philosophers and professors.
Negative qualities: nervous tension, over sensitive, temperamental, fantasy and reality become intermingled.
22 Capable of great accomplishment. A strong leader who is unafraid to lead in new directions. An
idealist with the material skills to develop for the good of mankind. Inner strength is clearly visible.
Negative qualities: overbearing, dominating and destructive.