The Birthday Number

Pythagorean Numerology begins with the 5 core numbers, namely; Life Path, Destiny/Expression, Soul, Personality and Birthday Numbers. These 5 core numbers, together describe our character traits. The Birthday Number is one of these five important core numbers we have, but, is the least important of all. However, when we evaluate this number in combination with the Life Path number of a person, we can see the direction of the path in life that he would choose at every point.

The Birthday Number is basically the day of birth reduced to a single digit base value. Say, if you are born on the 26th of any month, you have to reduce the double digit code by adding the two digits, i.e. 2 + 6 = 8. Hence, if a person is born on the 26th of any month, he would be a Birthday 26/8. We are to retain the double digit code as well, because, it provides us with the finer information on the character traits of the person.

In case if we derive a Master before the final reduction, we have to retain the master number as well. All double-digit numbers which have the repeats of the same digit, are known as Master Numbers. As the Birthday Number, it is possible to derive 11 and 22 only. The Birthday 29, reduces to 2 + 9 = 11 and then to a 2, hence, 29, should be written as 29/11/2.

The Birthday Number indicates a set of talents that we have. It also reflects to some extent, the first impression that people would have of us. Given below are the descriptions for the base values from 1 to 9 for Birthday Numbers:


The Birthday Number 1

Those who are born on the 1st, 10th, 19th or 29th of any month, have the Birthday Number 1. A person with this Birthday Number, appears to be someone who is very intelligent, independent, creative and capable of handling leadership positions. People with this number, desire to be respected by other people. They give their best only when they get the respect of the people they work for. This person might not seem to be too comfortable with handling criticism. He would appear courageous, enthusiastic and very energetic.


Special Mention: Because 19/1 is known as a Karmic Debt number, people born on the 19th of any month, would have the qualities of 1; i.e. they will be highly determined and focused, but, they may tend to struggle a bit to achieve higher degree of self-sufficiency that they desire. It is important for them to exchange their ideas with others and try to work in co-ordination, or else, they could be feeling isolated by their own views. It is important for them to remember that no man is an island.



The Birthday Number 2

If you were born on the 2nd or 20th of any month, you have the Birthday Number 2. A person with this Birthday Number, appears to be the peacemaker. He has the ability to understand people and resolve conflicts. This person will seem to possess the talent of seeing the ulterior motives behind some actions and, by analyzing them, he can come up with diplomatic solutions to complicated situations. He can also have a very intuitive and spiritual bent of mind. This person might not desire to be in the forefront and would be happy to be a follower and work in groups. 



The Birthday Number 11/2

If you were born on the 11th or 29th of any month, then you are a Birthday Number 11/2. A person with this Birthday Number would appear to be very idealistic and would possess a very high degree of intuitive or psychic powers along with some leadership abilities. He will seem to be understanding people before they reveal their true selves. This person will be best when playing the role of an advisor. He will be able to motivate people and bring out the best in them. This person would also be highly sensitive, emotional and reactive, and for this reason, he might easily get affected by the criticism of others, hence, he might find it difficult to deal with strictly business driven world.



The Birthday Number 3

People who are born on the 3rd, 12th, 21st or 30th of any month, have the Birthday Number 3. A person with this Birthday Number has highly developed creative talent. This person could appear to be excelling in writing and expressing himself. He would also be highly imaginative, witty and would show great enthusiasm and optimism while dealing with any situation. He would also appear to be very friendly and people would feel like sharing their concerns with him, and he would appear to be always happy to offer an advice; solicited or unsolicited. This person however, could also be very moody and may have frequent mood swings.



The Birthday Number 4

People who are born on the 4th, 13th or 31st of a month, have the Birthday Number 4. These people appear to be honest, grounded, high principled, methodical and disciplined. They are the workers of the society and take great care and precision at what they set out to do. They may take their time to think upon a subject, but are perfectionists. They have a slow and patient approach towards doing their work and hate to be rushed. They want to make sure that everything is perfectly planned and there are not much speculative risks. Such people also appear to be taking their obligations very seriously. They high ethics and principles. They are also very level-headed and are not demonstrative of their affection.


Special Mention: The number 13/4 is known to be a Karmic Debt number. 13 reduces to the base vibration 4 and would definitely show the base qualities of 4, i.e., having a very solid and grounded personality. In addition to that, this number is known also as the number of transformation. A person with this number has to do learn to deal with changing situations, or for that matter of fact whatever situation he is placed in. He has to learn to make the most out of whatever is there right in front of him at the moment. There are possibilities that this person at some point may tend to feel that he is unable to showcase all his talents and there is much more that he is capable of doing, but such beliefs can become a negative attitude if he begins to see his job less suited for his potential. He should rather try to cultivate the qualities of willingness and faith.



The Birthday Number 22/4

If you are born on the 22nd of any month, you are a 22/4 Birthday. The 22/4 Birthday is a Master Number vibration and is the higher vibration of 4. A person with this number will show a grand vision and glorious imagination. This is a person who thinks different and comes up with unique solutions. He can also show the ability to build upon his imagination, however for that, he has to be willing to start his enterprise small. He has to begin building with solid, grounded and practical plans and then methodically and systematically scale it up. If this person on the other hand, thinks of beginning big, straight from the start, he may begin to feel that nothing measures up to his original dream, he would be demotivated and his brilliant ideas then may begin to slowly evaporate.




The Birthday Number 5

If  a person is born on the 5th, 14th or 23rd of any month, he is a Birthday 5. A person with this Birthday number, loves freedom, fun, change, travel and adventure.  This person likes variety and may appear to be easily getting bored of a routine life. A 5 Birthday person yearns to see far-off places and meet exotic and new people. 5 gives a great degree of curiosity and a person with this Birthday number loves to explore and experiment. They want to know that the entire world is a part of their own horizon. They are very free-spirited and do not like to feel tied-down at all, and for this reason, this person also strongly dislikes clingy people who might make him feel smothered. “Escape” is a word synonyms to a 5. This person might be frequently looking for escape paths.

Special Mention: 14/5 is known to be a Karmic Debt number. 14 reduces to the base value 5 and would definitely show all the base qualities of 5, i.e., a person with this Birthday number too show great love for change, travel and excitement, and would also easily become bored very easily. This person would also have very quick grasping powers and a lot of versatility. There would be very few things that this person would not be able to do. The challenge that this person may face is, seeking too much excitement in life, having a bit too much mood swings and falling victim to some addiction. One has to know it is important to maintain focus, order and stability.




The Birthday Number 6

Those who are born on the 6th, 15th or 24th of any month, have a Birthday number 6. People with Birthday 6 have a focus on relationships. They are to some extent, domestic and family oriented. They are also delicately diplomatic and have a knack for settling disputes between people. The Birthday 6 people also have a strong sense of beauty, balance and art. A person with this Birthday number, is highly responsible and is very good with managing people. This person would also appear to be warm and caring and will be very efficient with managing children as well.




The Birthday Number 7

People born on the 7th, 16th or 25th of any month, have a Birthday number 7. A person with 7 as a Birthday number, is driven by philosophy and spirituality and is always looking for answers to the most profound questions in life. This person would appear to be a deep thinker and would also show a very developed mind. To delve into the depths of his own mind, he may seek occasional solitude. This person would like to work alone and at his own pace.

Special Mention: 16/7 is known to be a Karmic Debt number. If a person is born on the 16th of any month, he has to be careful of egotism. It is important that this person respects others for how they are and doesn’t look down upon them. The Karmic Debt part of this number is indicative of a struggle between ego and the divine will. Often a person who is born on the 16th, is seen to be having a superior intellect as compared to other people, and is seen to be using this fine intellect to intimidate others. When a person indulges in something like this, fall of ego shall happen.




The Birthday Number 8

People who are born on the 8th, 17th or 26th of any month, have Birthday number 8. People with this Birthday number are seen to be having business acumen and a strong sense of how to deal with finances. They understand how the material world works. These people would also be very high energy and hard-working people with a desire towards attaining a very high quality life. They are efficient, competitive, goal-oriented and have a strong foresight. This Birthday number also gives executive abilities and leadership skills. One point of caution would be; these people could be a bit accident prone, and they need to pay attention to this part. They have to be careful about their health and lifestyle.




The Birthday Number 9

Those who are born on the 9th, 18th or 27th of any month, would have a Birthday number 9. A person with this Birthday number would be very idealistic, wise and kind. This is the person to whom people will come for advise and help, and for this reason, he would be perceived as  a people’s person. This person would exude an aura for which people would find it easy to confide in him and would share with him, their agony. He would be very broad-minded and would desire to heal and make the world a better place for all. He would be compassionate,  social and very charming, and would be able to relate to people from all walks of life.