# What is Numerology?

Numerological calculations use the digits of our date of birth and name to find a set of core numbers. In a numerological reading, the numerologist performs a series of calculations to arrive at your core number. The series of calculations that a numerologist will perform will vary according to style and length, but numerological measurements usually include life paths, birth paths, numerical expressions, names, and the fate of numbers.

## What exactly is Numerology anyways?

Supporters of numerology believe that numbers and the associations they have are mystical and meaningful. While some people believe that numbers can be used to predict the future, others see them as purely symbolic. Skeptics argue that numerology is pseudoscience and that numbers themselves give no meaning beyond their actual numerical value.

Numerology includes the calculation of your core figures and their interpretation. These are simple mathematical and calculation methods that we use to arrive at the single and double-digit numbers that we are analyzing. Numerology is more about personality than numbers, and numerical qualities affect you and your experience, depending on where the numbers appear on your chart.

Some of the numbers that move through your numerology chart are derived from your date of birth, while others are derived from letters of your name. Like your personality, numbers in numerology are calculated using the consonants of your full name.

Adding the sum of your full birth name to the Sum of the Letters is a popular practice in numerology to arrive at a single defined digit or root number (e.g. 11, 22, 33, etc. The most common numerical form today is the number of letters, which is based on a table of 9 numerical values. Each letter is assigned a number between one and eight, based on the Chaldean numerology diagram.

Kabbalah-Numatics is a mix of Gematria and Pythagorean numerology and uses names to determine personality traits from the same letter values, but with meanings other than one-digit numbers. It focuses on the first and middle names of each letter corresponding to a number.

## How planets and outer space come into play

Planets and zodiac signs are associated with certain attributes in astrology and certain numbers are associated with certain characteristics and themes according to the teachings of numerology. These numbers are used to give insights into personality, future events in life, and larger goals.

In this article, we will take a look at how the numerological numbers can be calculated based on your full name and birth date. Today numerology is a field of study that focuses on the importance of numbers in your life. One of the most popular concepts in this field is that the life path of a number of people pretends to reveal essential truths about your personality and your attitude to life’s challenges.

In numerological calculations, your life path number begins on the day of your birth and includes all four digits of the year. This makes numerology a useful tool to start calculating the five core numbers.

Your life path number is the most influential numerological aspect to consider. It is calculated from your birthdate and considered one of the most important and influential numbers in your numerological chart. Learn more about numerology calculators, life paths, and number meanings here.