Numerology Insights: the Magic of the Number 1

The Universe has only one substance and one supreme energy with an infinite number of manifestations of life.

– Nikola Tesla

Is the number 1 appearing to you in dreams or your waking life? Or maybe you’re navigating a one life path or a one month in numerology. Let’s climb to the top of the mountain to discover the meaning of the number 1.

The Meaning of 1

Since the beginning of time, humans strive to stand proudly at the top of the podium. Whether it’s a number one song or a New York Times best selling book, there is only one spot for numero uno. But, what does it really mean to be la crème de la crème?

One represents the pinnacle of accomplishment. And while it sounds like all sorts of glitz and glam, it can be quite lonely at the top. Naturally, the number 1 also symbolises exclusivity and rarity.

And this macho digit doesn’t mess around. One is ambitious, confident and brave in its quest for glory. A true pioneer — one leads the pack into uncharted territory.

With its vibrant creative spark, this leader ignites all creations from tiny gizmos to magical new worlds. Without the number 1, the universe is simply an infinite blank canvas.

But, we don’t have to wait for the number 1 to ignite the change we seek. Whether you’re a one life path or not, be like the one and take the reins on your life journey. There may be obstacles on the road to the top, but the number 1 always has a clever idea to overcome them.

Where To Find the Number 1

  • Nature: hydrogen is the atomic number 1
  • Islam, Judaism and Christianity: the number 1 symbolises God and divine unity
  • Hinduism: In the Upanishads, it is written that the Universe was once one single being that eventually become lonely. And so, it created all of the diversity in the Universe by splitting into pairs of opposites.
  • The Pythagoreans: one was not considered a number at all, but instead it was believed to be the source of all numbers
  • Medieval alchemy: the number 1 was the unknown catalyst that could transform base metals into gold
  • New Years Day or the first of the month: beginnings of cycles of time
  • China: in the I Ching, the first hexagram is Chi’e, or The Creative, which is made up of positive Yang energy

What vibes with 1?

Planet – Sun

Element Fire

Tarot card – Magician

Deities – Greek goddess Aphrodite, Greek god Apollo, Roman goddess Diana, Roman goddess Vesta, Norse goddess Freya, Chinese god Pangu

Crystals – amazonite, carnelian, dragon stone, fire agate

Flowers – red roses, red carnations, artemisia

Color – red

Symbol – circle

How has the number 1 been showing up in your life? Share in the comments!

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