"The month of birth tells a lot about a person’s challenges, which can be helpful in determining whether a relationship candidate is a good match," numerologist Yogi Akal says.
We chatted with Akal about how to use yogic numerology — the analysis of birthdates — to guide your love life. First things first: Numbers can help you understand where you and your partner are coming from.
"If the person shows promise, look up their month to find out what lessons keep coming up for them. Are they making progress or are they repeating the same old patterns? What about you — are you learning your own life lessons or is this pairing just another form of avoidance?"
Check out the guide below to see what challenges your partner often faces. Each introductory question for each month is the one that your partner grapples with often.
So let's say you and your partner have a few challenges, birth month-wise. All is not lost!
"With the yogic numerology, change is expected, encouraged and prescribed," Akal says. "Anyone can be compatible with anyone, but who wants to deal with the investment of time and energy it may take for that to be fulfilling? In the 21st century, we need quicker and more reliable tools for transformation that help us to choose better relationships and better manage our communication and growth within them."
The best news of all? There's no magic formula for being happy — you can harness the power yourself, Akal says.
"Happiness is not an emotion. It is a state of mind," he says. "You are born with it and you are in charge of it. If someone else makes you happy, you will only be happy half the time (at most). The numbers in yogic numerology each represent aspects of you that you can develop, enjoy, use, enhance and make work for you."
For more on yogic numerology, visit Yogi Akal's website here!
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