For the Chaldean Magi or priest scribes, magic and science were not at odds. Math was a divine language used to describe the movements of the cosmos and a way to decode the esoteric meaning behind existence. The Chaldeans devised ancient divination systems such as astrology and numerology and introduced important mathematical principles including positional numeration (decimals) and the sexagesimal system (dividing circles, such as a minute into 60 seconds).
In Numerology, places, events, letters, names and objects are translated into numbers. Each number represents an energy that possesses certain qualities and manifests in distinct forms. In magical systems, names are sacred— to understand the arcane meaning of an object’s name grants the knower mystical access to deeper levels of meaning and purpose.
In modern Numerology, each life is divided into Nine-Year-Cycles. As we come into a new year, take a moment to calculate where you are in the cycle, then read the corresponding number and meditate on how best to apply your energies this year. [Read more…]