Pythagorean or Western Numerology

The father of Pythagorean system of numerology is Pythagoras. Pythagoras was an Ionian Greek philosopher, mathematician, and founder of the Pythagoreanism movement. He is often revered as a great mathematician and scientist and is best known for the Pythagorean theorem which bears his name. Pythagoras is believed to travelled and learned from Egyptian, Chaldean and Brahmins(Indians).

Pythagorean system of numerology is most popular especially in the west. Pythagorean numerology analyzes both name and birth date. Every name and date of birth is reduced to basic numbers from 1 to 9. The numbers 11 and 22 are considered as master numbers and not reduced to a single digit. Each Latin alphabet from A to Z has an associated number. To get the number for a name, each letter in name is converted to associated number according to conversion chart below and then all numbers are summed up untill it reaches to a single digit number or double digit master numbers. In Pythagorean numerology system full name is used into the calculations.

Pythagorean System Number Table

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M N O P Q R
s T U V W X Y Z

There are five primary numbers in Pythagorean system derived from your birth date and name. They are:

  • Life Path number - As the name suggest, shows the path of your life and the opportunities and challenges is in store in your life path.
  • Name number - tells you about the power of your name.
  • The Soul number - revels your inner or real feelings, intentions, concerns, motivations behind your actions.
  • Personality number - shows information about your outward image, personality and reputation with others.
  • Birthday Number - represents the character and talent of a person.

  • The most important number among these numbers is Life Path number. It is a basic step to understand a person and get more needed information.




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