Master Numbers – An Overview
In Numerology most numbers are reduced to a single digit number 1-9. There are three numbers that are exceptions to this rule—they’re known as Master Numbers.
Master Numbers 11, 22, and 33 are more intense versions of the single-digit numbers they replce—2, 4, and 6 respectively. People born under these vibrations, have stronger learning patterns from birth, and at times—when they’re aware of their full potential—can lead extraordinary lives. It’s a matter of choice; of free will.
These three numbers are called Master Numbers because they have a higher vibration than the other numbers. They’re highly charged, difficult to handle, and require time, maturity, and great effort to integrate into one’s personality.
For those of you who’ve been following along in the Numerically Speaking series, you’ll remember that the Life Path number is derived from your full date of birth. There’s more than one way the math can be done. Let’s use Jackie Kennedy’s date of birth – July, 28, 1929 – to show our work:
July is the seventh month—7
The day 28, 2+8 equals 10 which reduces [1+0] to 1
The year 1+9+2+9 equals 21 which reduces [2+1] to 3
Now add the month, day, and year together 7 + 1 + 3 = 11 and you have your Life Path Number. In this case 11—one of the three Master Numbers 11, 22, and 33—doesn’t get reduced any further. All other numbers are reduced to a single digit between 1 and 9.
11—The Master Dreamer
The number 11 represents vision. It’s the most intuitive of all numbers.
The Master Number 11 is a dreamer. The 11 represents illumination—a channel to the subconscious, insight without rational thought, and sensitivity, nervous energy, shyness, and impracticality. The 11 has all the aspects of the 2, enhanced and charged with charisma, leadership, and inspiration. It’s a number with inborn duality, which creates dynamism, inner-conflict, and other catalyses with its mere presence.
22—The Master Builder
The number 22 combines vision and action. It’s the most powerful of all numbers.
The Master Number 22 is a builder. The 22 can turn the most ambitious of dreams into reality. It’s potentially the most successful of all numbers. It has many of the inspirational insights of the 11, combined with the practicality and methodical nature of the 4. It’s unlimited, yet disciplined. It has big ideas, great plans, idealism, leadership, and enormous self-confidence.
33—The Master Teacher
The number 33 offers guidance to the world. It’s the most rare and influential of all numbers.
The Master Number 33 is a teacher. The 33 combines the 11 and the 22 and brings their potential to another level. When expressed to the fullest, the 33 lacks all personal ambition, and instead focuses its considerable abilities toward the spiritual uplifting of mankind. What makes the 33 especially impressive, is the high level of sincere devotion. This is shown in its determination to seek understanding and wisdom before preaching to others. The 33 in full force is extremely rare.
Over the next three posts we’ll take a closer look at each of the Master Numbers.
In showcasing Life Path numbers 1-9, I used simple, subdued photographs that I took during my 2010 year-end visit to southern California. In keeping with the beach theme, you’ll notice that for the Master Numbers—magnified Life Paths 2, 4, and 6—I’m using very bright, vivid photographs that I took almost a year ago when Len and I celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary on Eleuthera Island in the Bahamas.
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