Numerology History and Systems

Numerology History and Systems





Numerology is ancient study of numbers. The word numerology was created from Greek word logia which means thoughts and expression. Each letter of alphabets has some numeric value and combination of name and date of birth gives a unique number, which shows some characteristics of individual. Numbers play an important role in once life.

Origin of numerology is thousand years back and its variation of it can be found in most cultures throughout history. While many people said that it is taught and studies by famous mathematicians. It is generally accepted that ancient culture of china and Japan were familiar of numerology but most of the books gives the credit to Pythagoras and considered that he is the father of numerology. He was a Greek mathematician and philosopher.

Numerology deals with the science of numbers interpretations founded on esoteric number symbology. There are various schools of numerology: Chaldean number system, Pythagoras and Hebrew kabbalah numerology. Each of these systems calculates numbers differently and gives different interpretation of life.

Chaldean System

The Chaldean system is considered as mystic numerology. It assigns the number value of 1 to 8 to the 26 letters of English alphabets. Number 9 is not assigned to any alphabet as it is considered holy number.

In this system, the numbers assigned to the letters are not determined by alphabetical order but rather by the vibration of each specific letter.

Chaldean System Number Table

1 2 34 5 6 7 8
A B C D E U O F
I K G M H V Z P
J R L T N W
Q S X
Y X

Pythagorean System

The Pythagorean or western numerology system is said to have originated from the Greek mathematician Pythagoras.

He believed that "all things are number and the whole cosmos is a scale and a number". In this system number 1 to 9 assign to each alphabets according to western order alphabets.

Pythagorus system generally applies to the variations of names and entities.

The Pythagorean or western numerology system is said to have originated from the Greek mathematician Pythagoras. He believed that "all things are number and the whole cosmos is a scale and a number".

In this system number 1 to 9 assign to each alphabets according to western order alphabets. Pythagorus system generally applies to the variations of names and entities.

Pythagorean System Number Table

1 2 3456789
A B CDEFGHI
J K LMNOPQR
J R LTNW H
S T U VWX YZ

Kabbalah System

Kabbalah is the central esoteric teaching of the Jewish Tradition. Attempting to explain the relationship between God and his creation. It translates into that which is received from sole, heart, and from divine The Hebrew system of numerology is based on the numbers from 1 to 22 alphabets rather than 26 alphabets of English, which are 26.