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No doubt everyone will remember Pythagoras from school and you might even remember that the square of the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides, but did you know that famous Greek mathematician was also the father of Numerology?

Can numbers derived from your birth date and give you insights into your character and your future destiny?  Is there any truth to the importance of your lucky number, birthday number, or life path number? Read on, and you will learn more about the mystical meanings of numbers that lie behind numerology.

What is Numerology?
Numerology is based on the belief that there is a mystical relationship between numbers and events. By looking at patterns of numbers, numerology seeks to understand the significance of those numbers to an individual, or even to the universe.

What Can Numerology Tell Me?
It is said that numerology can reveal a lot about a person’s character and what is likely to happen in a person’s life. Numerology doesn’t predict the future, but it predicts the opportunities and challenges that a person may face. How a person meets those opportunities and challenges is still a matter of personal choice for the individual.

Does Numerology Involve Complicated Mathematics?
Numerology is the study of numbers, but it doesn’t involve complicated mathematics. There is some basic mathematics involved in numerology, but it is more to do with the personality of the numbers than it is with complex calculations.

How Important Is My Date of Birth in Numerology?
A person’s numerology chart is based mainly on their date of birth, the name that they choose to use, and the name that they were given at birth. Of the two possible names that you may have in numerology, more significance is placed on your birth name, as that is said to be the name you were meant to have.

Why Does the Name I Use Today Make a Difference?
Your birth name does play a major role in numerology, but the name that you choose to use today also has significance, because it is an indication of how you choose to present yourself to the world. Some people use numerology to help them decide whether or not they should change their name when they get married.

What is a Life Path Number?
Your life path number is the most important number in numerology. There are other significant numbers, including a heart’s desire number, and an expression number, but it is the life path number that indicates the challenges and opportunities that you will meet in the course of your life.

Can Numerology Tell Me the Type of Person I Am Compatible With?
Your own life path number reveals thong about your character and lifestyle, so you can use it to compare to other people’s life path number to determine whether of not you would be compatible with each other. Some life path numbers work well together, while others do not.

If you would like to learn more about numerology, here’s a great article that shows you how to calculate name, destiny and lucky numbers.

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