While many people perceive astrology and numerology as two different predictive systems, and they can be, the two systems are intricately related and become very powerful when combined.
Astrology studies the relationships of celestial bodies to one another, how these create influences over us and have an effect on our lives.
Numerology looks at the numbers in our lives, the occult significance of those numbers, how those numbers relate to one another, and then finally, how the relationships of those numbers affect us.
Astrology and numerology are highly related
Many people scoff at astrology, calling it a pseudo-science. However, true believers know that astrology is not simply an entertaining art. The ancients knew astrology is a science, and one that has been perfected over millennia. They did the same with numerology.
The ancients were even aware of planets, before the invention of the telescope – planets cannot be seen with the naked eye. It’s clear that the ancients possessed wisdom we cannot begin to explain how they obtained it, yet cannot deny its existence.
The Greek philosopher and mathematician Pythagoras was the first to identify that each number has a vibration and energy associated with it.
Science is numbers
Science has a language. What is the language of science? It’s math. Therefore, what is math? Math is numbers. As you’re about to find out, astrology is all about numbers, too.
Astrology is all about numbers
Here’s where the relationship between astrology and numerology becomes clear.
First, astrology is concerned with dates. And what are dates? Numbers. Secondly, astrology looks at geometrical relationships between celestial bodies in relation to the zodiac – again, all numbers.
Astrology considers the ecliptic, the circular path the sun follows over the course of the year, and makes 12 spatial divisions through the signs of the zodiac. Equinoxes are calculated, which are aligned to dates. The lunar nodes are considered. All of these involve work with numbers.
There are 12 geometric angles which define aspects and create relationships. There are the 4 primary angles. (ascendant, descendant, zenith, midheaven). There is the horizon line and the prime vertical line. Again – more numbers.
Then you have the houses, natal chart, cusps – even more numbers.
By way of all of this, the conclusion is very clear: astrology is completely dependent and based upon on numbers. Astrology cannot function without them. Therefore, astrology first uses numbers, which in turn, determines an astrological outcome.
Heavenly bodies and number relationships
In numerology, each number from 0 to 9 is ruled by either a planet, the Sun or the Moon.
- 0 = Pluto
- 1 = Sun
- 2 = moon
- 3 = Jupiter
- 4 = Rahu (3/4 the Moon’s ascending Node)
- 5 = Mercury
- 6 = Venus
- 7 = Ketu (3/4 the Moon’s descending Node)
- 8 = Saturn
- 9 = Mars
Numerology and your Sun number
One of the most basic applications of numerology and astrology is finding your Sun number.
Similar to your zodiac sign, in numerology you have a “Sun Number.” Your sun number is derived from the month and day you were born.
How to calculate your Sun number
To calculate your Sun number, add the number of your birth month to the number of your birthday. Then, reduce the number to a single digit.
For example, if your birth date is April 15.
In numerology, you use math to reduce a number to its lowest possible equivalent.
April = 4
4 + 15 = 19
1+9 = 10
1+0 = 1
What your sun number tells you
Similar to your zodiac sign, your Sun number will give you a general overview of your personality traits. Your Sun number reveals the way in which you interact with the world.
Your Sun number also connects to other numbers in your numerology chart and reveals how these numbers will create an effect over long periods of your lifetime. Your Sun number reveals the particular types of relationships you will have a tendency to gravitate toward.