The Esoteric Study of Numbers II


The Life Lesson number

       The first of four personal members we will discuss is called the life lesson number. It represents the lessons you must learn in this lifetime and is most significant in your choice of a career. (See Chapter Five.) It is derived from your full birth date. Even a business or idea has a moment of " birth " and can therefore be treated in the same way.

   We will use as an example, Ada Wynn Lunt, born November 12th, 1940. First, reduce the birth date to numbers. November is the 11th month; therefore, Ada’s birth date is written: 11-12-1940. Remember to write the full year of birth and not an abbreviated form such as 40. Next, reduce the year to a double digits by adding the year through once: 1 + 9 + 4 + 0 = 14. Now we total the birthday once more:

 11 + 12 + 1940

11 + 12 + 14 (1+9+4+0)

11 + 12 + 14 =37/1

 37 is reduced by adding the first digit to the second, or 3 + 7 = 10. Reduce the 10 in the same manner by adding the 1 + 0 =1. 37 is then written as 37/1. This is Ada’s life lesson number.

   The life lesson number is a constant and cannot be changed or modified in any way because it is derived from your birth date. It indicates vocation plus the lesson you came into incarnation to experience or to learn. It also represents the cosmic gift you are given an order to accomplish your destiny.

   Find your life lesson number but following the same procedure. Then read the interpretation of a life lesson number single digit. For a finer delineation of the double digit, to part 2 of the book.

   In the example, Ada has a 37/1 life lesson number. She would read number one under the life lesson number section following. She should then turn to part two wolf for the delineation of the 37 a more explicit description of the basic Number 1.


1 AS THE LIFE LESSON NUMBER: You must learn to be original, strong-willed, creative, and innovative. You should have the courage and the drive to go ahead into new fields of expression and be a pioneer. You should always go forward, never turn back. At times, you may be dictatorial and stubborn because you do not like to be restricted or directed. You are good executive and work best alone. You are usually efficient and well organized. You are not naturally domestic but can manage well in any situation. You usually like sports and athletics, and enjoy the thrill of winning. You are sophisticated, not emotionally romantic, and always appear at the head of social and commercial groups. By learning the lessons of number 1, you become intimately familiar with the God energy, that probing, seeking, independent spark the moves all of creation. Your are creative on the physical plane because your pioneer spirit precedes all others, and expresses your unique individuality.

2 AS THE LIFE LESSON NUMBER: You are here to learn to become a good mixer. You are a good salesperson, more persuasive than forceful. You should be a support for those in the leadership role, help them to find their goals in life, and remain behind the scenes if necessary. This quality can be a help to you in business because those who benefit from your talents will in turn help you make use of your abilities. In partnerships and groups, you will encounter the lessons you came to learn in this lifetime. Success is then very possible. You must have consideration for others, and should bring people together for common cause. Various professions are open to you as you to be adaptable to most things that need to be done. You could select a career in finance, music, medicine, religion or statistical analysis and research.

3 AS THE LIFE LESSON NUMBER: You are best in intellectual, artistic, or creative endeavors. You need to express, to manifest, and to see the results of your work. Beauty, fruitfulness, luxuriant and pleasure are your keywords. He should have the ambition and pride. You must become conscious of law and, by being in excellent disciplinarian, you will achieve to a position of authority over others.3 combines the daring of 1 with the caution of 2. It is a number of self-expression and freedom and is extravagant in using ENERGIES to gain freedom. You must guard against becoming the jack-of-all-trades; rather, you should specialize. You could then become successful in artistic, religious, or inventive pursuits. He should never do routine work because you dislike restriction. You should work alone for the best results. Business partnerships become to disciplined for your freedom loving nature. You could write, lecture, or find your niche in journalism. Whenever you decide to specialize in, you must use your creative and inspirational talents. Baja

4 AS THE LIFE LESSON NUMBER: You must build solid foundation on which to base your life. This demands a well order system of conduct and morals. Administration or some sort of management would be the best type of employment for youth. You won your whole life to conform to the culture in which to live. You will provide well for those within your care, and you expect them to respond with respect to and dignity. You should become a diligent worker and honestly earn your success. By being thrifty, you will have an adequate savings account as a security against any possible losses. You should learn not to take a chance unless it is a sure bet. You should seek high goals. You might want to achieve concrete results quickly, and therefore should strive for patience and perseverance. Learn to face reality, and base all your efforts on sound practical reasoning

5 AS THE LIFE LESSON NUMBER: Your key word is freedom. If you have “free rein”, you can accomplish wonders, but if you feel bound or Limited, you lose your enthusiasm and accomplish little. You would be a good explorer faugh or peace Corps volunteer, as you learn well by travel and experience. You are a diligent student If interested in the subject, but you may fail in subjects for which you see no useful ends. You should be eager for new experience, and shun monotony. In your quest for knowledge, you will become interested in discovering ANSWERS in books and magazines. An avid reader, a fluent talker, and a versatile doer, you are the witty conversationalist, and brighten any group by your mere presence. You are here to learn and to experience the value of freedom, and should not tie yourself down to severely. Your talents, once learned, prepare you for a literary career or a position in sales, and dealing with the public.

6 AS THE LIFE LESSON NUMBER: You are here to learn a sense of responsibility for your family and community. 6 is the love and domestic vibration and requires that should be responsive to the social needs of others. A fine sense of balance must be acquired so that you can equalize injustices. This keen sense bestows artistic abilities as well as judgmental talents, which can be utilized in the legal system. You should develop the compassion and understanding necessary to ease the burdens of those who will naturally be drawn to you. You were among those who serve, teach, and bring comfort to humanity. A wide choice of professions is yours including nursing, teaching, welfare work, the ministry, medicine, Restaurant Enterprises, the legal profession and possibly veterinarian or animal husbandry. You may also choose to enter a career in the arts, interior decorating, or hairdressing.

7 AS THE LIFE LESSON NUMBER: You are here to use and develop your mind. Your words should be full of wisdom when you choose to talk. Your strong intuition helps in any line you choose and gives insight when needed. You may be an enigma to others, and have been to yourself at times. You like to read, and to think and meditate. Many times, you have had to rely on your soul force to solve difficult material problems. You may delve into the occult, the mysterious, and the phenomenal side of life. Music and other arts are in harmony with your keynotes. You may be drawn to the church, science or research and analysis. A career in mathematics or investigation could hold your interest. You should learn to spend time by yourself, in the woods, or by the seashore, where nature and you may become one with your inner self and your deepest thoughts because your destiny is to use your mind.

8 AS YOUR LIFE LESSON NUMBER: This is the number of power and ambition, the number of the executive, the boss, who lives by brain and brawn. You will learn to work and will want to see everyone else working. You can push people to become successful in their own right. You should lead and show by example how to profit in business. You are here to learn to handle power, authority, and money. You can a business empire and should work to that end. You want success for your family and for the family name as a matter of pride. You want your offspring to carry on your name with honor and dignity. Sports are another field open to you, as this number vibration bestows great strength and endurance. Many famous athletes operate under an 8.

9 AS THE LIFE LESSON NUMBER: You should be the universal lover of humanity, patient, kind, and understanding. You are at the peak of lifes expression, and must turn and show others the way. You seem to receive wisdom from above; thus, you know the true way of happiness is in service to others. You are the marrying type, strong in passion and compassion. You easily acquire money or wealth, and know how to perceive it. You are never petty but deal in broad concepts and may attain success in the face of difficulties. You are here to show others the way, through your breadth of thinking. You can choose from many professions; education and medicine are the most usual. You may become an orator, writer, or lecturer with equal ease. Communication, Foreign Service, statesmanship, and leadership positions are equally with in your capacity.


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