What is my Life Path Number or Birth Number

“You can understand the true purpose of your Life with the help of your Life Path Number which will be unique and remain unchangeable throughout.”


Importance of Your Life Path Number in Numerology: 


Your, Life Path Number or your Birth Number can help you understand your inner potential. It can enable you to channelize your focus on the Right Path in Life, especially during indecisive time periods. Your Life Path Number also exhibits your inherent talents, skill sets and capabilities. 


The Life Path Number is considered to be one of the most important numbers in Numerology. To calculate your Life Path Number you need your Complete Birth Date; viz. Date of Birth, Month of Birth and Year of Birth. 


How to Calculate Your Life Path Number in Numerology in just 5 Steps:


Are you looking to bring a positive change in yourself

Does your past still haunt you?

Are you failing to properly manage your day-to-day Life activities?

Do you keep worrying about your future?

Are you still figuring out, “How to Live a Happy Life?


If YES, then read further to know “How to calculate your Life Path Number” and how to use it to maximize your potential.


Step 01: 

To start with, you should need to know your correct Date of Birth, Month of Birth and Year of Birth. (In the context of Numerology, incorrect Birth Date will give you incorrect results).  


  • Your Date of Birth would be some number from 1 to 31.


  • Your Month of Birth would be some month denoted by a number as shown below:


January = 1

February = 2

March = 3

April = 4

May = 5

June = 6

July = 7

August = 8

September = 9

October = 10 = 1 + 0 = 1

November = 11 = 1 + 1 + 2

December = 12 = 1 + 2 = 3


Note: For the months of October, November and December you have to reduce their numerical value to a single digit number as shown here.


  • Your Year of Birth would be the exact year in which you were born. (e.g. 1962, 1975, 2000, 2005, etc.)


Step 02: 

Thereafter you need to convert each entry of your Birth Date into its respective numerical value. Take help of the Step 01, in doing so. 


Step 03: 

Now, go on reducing these numerical values by adding each of them together to obtain a Single Digit at the end.


Step 04: The Final Single Digit that you will get at the end would be your Life Path Number.


Step 05: Here are two examples which use the above four steps to calculate the Life Path Number.


Example 01:

Consider an individual having his complete Birth Date as 20 June 1980. Now the breakdown to a single digit would be done as follows:


20 = 2 + 0 = 2

June = 6 

1980 = 1 + 9 + 8 + 0 = 18 = 1 + 8 = 9


Total = 2 + 6 + 9 = 17 = 1 + 7 = 8


Here, this individual, having the Birth Date as 20 June 1980 is governed by the Life Path Number “8” which denotes a confident personality, rebellious nature, unconventional attitude, individuality, business like mind, courageous, outspoken, imaginative, domineering, organized, entrepreneur, etc.



Example 02:

Consider an individual having her complete Birth Date as 24 March 1985. Now the breakdown to a single digit would be done as follows:


24 = 2 + 4 = 6

March = 3 

1985 = 1 + 9 + 8 + 5 = 23 = 2 + 3 = 5


Total = 6 + 3 + 5 = 14 = 1 + 4 = 5


Here, this individual, having the Birth Date as 24 March 1985 is governed by the Life Path Number “5” which denotes charming personality, enthusiasm, cheerfulness, witty, adaptive, quick tempered, sensuous, impulsive, changeable attitude, moody, nervous at times, etc.


Conclusion: In this way you can calculate your Life Path Number as well as the Life Path Number of your family, friends and lover.  Once you know your Life Path Number, thereafter you analyse the changes that you can bring in your personality for better. This will help you to become motivated and passionate about your Life and lead a more happier and healthy Life in all aspects.   


For instance, your Life Path Number is “8” which denotes, control, willpower, individuality and power. Consider you have received a job offer for an Executive position. This position demands that you need to follow your superior’s order without second thoughts, become submissive to them, report about your daily work activities minutely and be obedient in all situations. Well, as you know the requirements of this job go against your inherent qualities, do you think this job will make you happy and your life more comfortable? The answer as per your Life Path Number “8” is a resounding No.


See, just by doing this simple calculation of knowing your Life Path Number, you have saved yourself from the stress of this job. 


You can even know about the meaning of numbers 1 to 9 in Numerology in order to understand about your Life Path in more depth. 


If you are interested, then you can also seek consultation from the Expert Numerologist Mr. Vvipin Sadlapurkar for finding solutions to your problems. 


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