# What is numerology and how does it work?

Numerology is about arriving at the root number. To do this, you simply reduce the digits until you arrive at a single digit number, excluding 11 and 22, which are considered Master Numbers (more on this later).

Numerology is about arriving at the root number. To do this, you simply reduce the digits until you arrive at a single digit number, excluding 11 and 22, which are considered Master Numbers (more on this later). This single digit number is the number of your individual life path, 2 days ago Numerology is the pseudo-scientific and pseudo-mathematical belief in a divine or mystical relationship between a number and one or more coinciding events. It is also the study of the numerical value of letters in words, names and ideas.

It is often associated with the paranormal, alongside astrology and similar to the divinatory arts. Numerology is the belief in a connection between certain numbers and events that occur in our lives. This is because numerologists believe that each number has its own energy, or "vibration". Given the complexity of numerology, beginners may find that turning to a professional for help with a numerology chart gives them a more complete understanding of how one calculation influences others.

One of the most fascinating aspects of numerology is that all readings are based on when you entered the universe in your human form. The deep and powerful feelings that many find initially difficult to comprehend become apparent, it can inspire people to change their direction completely and begin to treat numerology as a prognosis for life. Different numerology systems use different charts, but an easy one starts with a equals 1, b equals 2 and so on. This is where numerology is much more insightful than horoscopes and other similarly used spirituality-based methods.

The best known example of numerology in science has to do with the coincidental resemblance of certain large numbers that intrigued such eminent men as the mathematical physicist Paul Dirac, the mathematician Hermann Weyl and the astronomer Arthur Stanley Eddington. Your life path number is similar to your horoscope birth chart and will be the basis of all numerology's insights into your life. The discovery of the atomic triads, an early attempt to classify the elements in some logical order by their physical properties, was once considered a form of numerology, and yet it eventually led to the construction of the periodic table. Many numerology systems also use a person's date of birth to arrive at another number known as a birth, life or destiny number.

Some people take sides against numerology, but there is no concrete evidence that it is not real. Because it can be complicated to understand your overall numerology chart, you may want to consult a specialist to get a more complete picture of numerology in your life. If it was known at the time of your birth and your parents were numerologists, you would effectively never have had to consider who you are and what you should be doing in life to be happy or important in the world. Although it is not known whether he invented Numerology, he had some theories behind him, which took numbers to a completely different level.

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