Certain rules impart discipline to people. Astrology too doesn’t have an escape from it. Most of the rules link us back to the numbers. Let us start to know the relation between numerology and astrology.

Astrology always deals with numbers in the range of 1 to 9. Now we can link our activities with each number.


The evolution of science still links to its base. So does the branch of science- Astrology. Linking back to numerology, astrology helps predict our future. The science of dealing with the numbers is called Numerology. Basically consisting of numbers, it shows remarkable influence over astrology. Predictions using horoscope and festivals need numerology’s help. The combination of numbers and its perfect positioning allow astrology to still shine in its position.

‘1’-Number ONE:

The first number is one which every soul deems as a start. All starts with ‘one’.

One soul: –All the cells in our body think that they are individual souls. However, all the cells in coordination make up the single soul. There is no evidence of having two souls in a single body.

soul pointing to its source
Soul pointing to its source

At one-ment: – The masonry group in the US believes on the common phrase “At one-ment”. The meaning of which is all the souls point to a single source.

One powerful guide-Mother: – All the souls have one powerful guide-Mother to guide them in all ventures. We all have them at critical situations of our life.

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‘2’-Number TWO:

Nothing is boring when you have a support with you.

Rangoli: – ‘Koalam’ in Tamil, is the type of drawing drawn at our home’s front gate to welcome all guests. It is necessarily a tradition. Hence, this tradition stays the same for ages. The lines drawn at sides has a design at the center. The lines drawn must be always ‘2’ in number. A single line or 3 lines depicts the funeral.

Incense stick: – While praying to the god, it is a common practice of having two incense sticks. Be it a devotee’s prayer or a fragrance, two incense sticks is the rule.

Banana: – If the offering made to the god is banana, then two bananas are kept. However, twin bananas or the bananas that are joined are not used.

Bananas kept as offering
Bananas kept as offering

Relationship: – It is a known fact that a relationship can have only two people involved. This is a rule that in order to maintain the balance in every relationship.

‘3’-Number THREE:

Lamps: – If we light the lamps to pray to the Lord, three lamps signify our faith to the gods. Also, people consider that the lamps are for the trimoorthy.

Trimoorthy and trilok: – The trimoorthy or the three great lords residing in the three worlds or the trilok are of great importance. It is an astonishing fact that the lords who we give so much of reverence and respect are three in number. Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma or the trimoorthy have always taught us various lessons.

Triangle: – It is well-known that a triangle has three sides. The triangle is common in many puja rituals. The basic star has two triangles-one straight and the other upside down. The triangle with an eye inside is a symbol in masonry.

Greatness of the Lord Shiva: –

The Lord Shiva has always preferred the number three in all his ideals.

            Ash: – The holy ash used by the Hindus as a mark of their devotion. ‘Pattai’ in Tamil is a combination of three streaks of ash. It may be at the forehead of men. Pandits have this pattai all over their body.

             Trisoolam: – The weapon used by the Mahadev, that is, the Trisoolam has three knife edges. It is a belief that the Neelkanth himself had designed this weapon.

Trisoolam- The Destroyer's weapon
Trisoolam- The destroyer’s weapon

             Coconut: – The coconut which is used as an offering to the god is the most favorite of the Lord. The coconut has three eyes which is called the ‘mukkan’ in Tamil. During the puja ritual, the end of the coconut head is removed. After this, the eyes are covered with sandal.

       Trieyes: – Lord Shiva is said to have three eyes, including an eye in the forehead called ‘netrikan’ in Tamil. Hence, Lord Shiva has mukkan.

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‘4’-Number FOUR:

Corners in a room: – 

The four corners in the room corresponding to the sub-directions are considered while constructing any building.

       Eshani: – The eshani corner or the kubera corner is in the north-east direction. It denotes prosperity.

       Agni: – The agni corner is in the south-east direction. It denotes heat.

       Kanni: – The kanni corner is in the south-west direction. It denotes weight taking capacity.

       Vayu: – The vayu corner is in the north-west direction. It denotes flow of air.

Time for the brahma mugurtha: – The time for the brahma mugurtha is 4:00 a.m. Hence, students studying in the morning at this hour receive great intelligence and memory power.

Meditation at Brahma muhurtha
Meditation at Brahma muhurtha

‘5’-Number FIVE:

Panchaboothas: –

The panchaboothas are the five elements that control the body and other earthly matters.


            Air: – The prime element is air or vayu.

            Water: – Water or neer is the flowing element.

            Earth: – Earth or bhoomi is the retaining element.

            Fire: – Fire or agni is the heat element.

            Sky: – Sky or aagayam is the floating element.

‘6’-Number SIX:

Aarumugan or Muruga: – The tale of Lord Muruga created from the Lord Shiva’s third eye is common. It is true that the lord was created as six children having a single soul. Moreover, Maa Parvati was the one who made all the six babies into one.

Lord Aarumugan
Lord Aarumugan

Time for Sun: – The sun keeps rising and setting on a common time, six. It is the same whatever the climate may be, or the place we stay.

‘7’-Number SEVEN:

Chakras: – The chakras in the human body which control all our emotions and our pranayama are seven in number. They are- Muladhara, Swadhisthana, Manipura, Anahata, Vishuddha, Ajna, Sahastrara.


Sapt-sindhu: – The Rivers flowing in India from kaveri to Brahmaputra are always seven in number. Hence, they are called the sapt-sindhu.

Sapt-rishi: – The great sages in the past were always seven in number. They have the power to transform all the worlds. Thus, they were called the Maharishis or the sapt-rishis.

‘8’-Number EIGHT:

Ashtami pooja: – The eight day or the ashtami in the fortnight of the period of full-moon to new moon is very special. Many pujas are conducted in the day. Although the night may be said to reduce our wealth, it is a common belief that it sorts out all the troubles.

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Solar system: – The solar system initially had nine planets revolving around it. However, now it is certain that only eight planets revolve around the sun. The position of the planets is of great significance to astrology.

Solar system
Solar system

‘9’-Number NINE:

Navami: – Just like the ashtami, navami or the ninth day in the fortnight also has great significance.

Navarathri: – The nine nights owing to the nine transformations of the maha Kaali is celebratedworld-wide by the Hindus.

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Blocks in the magic square: –  Kubera puja is common among the Hindus. In order to gain more wealth, we perform the kubera puja. In this puja, a magic square, 3*3, that is having nine blocks is used.

Holes in the body: –  The holes in our body count up to nine in our body. Starting from the sockets of our eye ball to the mouth, we have totally nine holes meant for air circulation in the body.

Navarathna: – The Navarathnas or the nine precious gems are commonly used by the people. Each gem has various effects. Hence, it is necessary to take precaution before wearing a Navarathna.


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