The author believes that the Chaldean Numerology gives more accurate and reliable results as compared to the Pythagorean.
Study of many cultures reveals ancient beliefs about numbers having some mysterious connection between physical things and happenings and forces which govern life. The ancient wise were astonished to discover numbers and figures giving hint to futuristic probabilities.
It is not possible to exactly mark the origin and time of discoveries and developments of the science of numerology.
Nature Distinguishes through Numbers Only
Atom is the smallest unit of any element and any two atoms are distinguished mainly by the number of electrons or protons. So again it is the number (Atomic Number) which separates one element from the other.
The atom of lead has Atomic number 82 whereas that of gold is 79.
The Pythagorean and Chaldean Systems
Those who try to investigate the history of numerology come across two main landmarks viz. the Pythagorean beliefs and studies and Chaldean beliefs and studies.
Pythagorean beliefs and studies
The Greek mathematician Pythagoras believed that mathematics could be a tool to understand the physical world. He strongly believed that all things and phenomenon is connected with numbers.
Major part of Pythagoras’s life was spent in the study of numbers and he assigned numbers to the alphabet as shown in the Table-1 below.
Table-1:English Alphabet Numbers as per Pythagoras
Chaldean beliefs and studies
The ancient culture of southern part of Babylonia is known as Chaldeans. The wise Chaldeans deeply studied links between all physical things and mysterious workings of nature. They made important contributions to the science of astronomy and mathematics.
Chaldeans believed strongly that in addition to the date number the number corresponding to one’s name carries great importance.
Also Chaldeans gave importance to the compound numbers in addition to the single digit numbers. They believed that the single numbers represent the physical characteristics of a person whereas the corresponding compound number represents the hidden or spiritual forces influencing that person.
It has been observed that the Chaldean numerology is more accurate and reliable. Table-2 below shows the numbers assigned to English alphabet.
Table-2: English Alphabet Numbers as per the Chaldean System
Article by: Jyotirvid Pawan Kumar