“Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power”.
The following article describes what numerology life path number 8 means. If you are new to Numerology you can find an explanation to how you calculate your life path number at the end of the article. Keep in mind that life path 8 is just one of the numbers influencing your life. Even though your life path is a very important number that defines strategy of your life, there are a lot more keys, insights and knowledge to be discovered through the numbers in your numerology birth chart (see numerology reading). You are given a certain potential at birth and numerology numbers can help you better understand how you can realize it at its fullest.
The key element of the numerology number 8 is power and strength. It is the combination of two worlds: material and spiritual together in one point (see the symbol on infinity). Power has to come from spiritual source and this highest energy has the ability to withstand animal urges. The power of Numerology #8 is not the power that comes with anger and aggression; it is the power that comes with patience and female energy that gives you strength to accomplish all your desires. If the aggressive power is tamed it begins to serve and bring benefit to others.
People with life path number 8 should not try to kill their urges and passions, they just need to learn how to use them. A wise person takes care of all his or her urges, even the “negative” ones. The true art of life for a life path #8 is to transform negative energies into positive ones. We all need the power of our ego in order to unite everyone in the name of the highest interests. People with life path number 8 have the energy to unite different qualities for power and effective use. Numerology #8 has the energy of a boss and that of control. People with life path number 8 are often leaders, but they do have to draw their power not from their own ego but from their own Spirit and divine. They are fighters and are often quite brave, they are the leaders with power. Number 8 is not the power when it is alone, it is the transmitter of the divine power that can hold things together. One of the major goals in life of a person with life path number 8 is to learn how to receive true satisfaction from the material world. However, they should be careful not to fall into the negative side of greed for power that could lead to failure and increases the karmic debt. People with life path number 8 need to keep themselves in balance. When they begin to treat everything as just black & white they can fall into their fears and it can make life path number 8 lose their confidence.
Other possible negative sides of people with life path number 8 are: tendency to pursue their own goals connected with status and power, could become too ambitious and lose their sense of conscience (the importance of being earnest), vindictive, unforgiving, tough and could jump from one polarity to the other. Many people with life path number 8 have a difficult life with many ups and downs.
“Life path number 8 is about power and ambitions.”
Positive qualities of people with life path number 8 include persistence, good understanding & managing money, trustworthiness, competence, leadership, reliability and business way of thinking. They do need to learn how to use their own power. Creativity of people with life path number 8 is manifested in their ability to effectively manage others.
The energy of life path number 8 is connected with management on the high levels and big scale projects. They can start with small projects, but then step by step move to a global scale. Life path number 8 has interest in material success, wants to have the best and have great status. As a rule, people with life path number 8 are not satisfied with the position they are holding and they want to get higher. Life path 8 often has many ambitions. They often choose military career, sport, work with finances and corporate business. People with life path number 8 in general are good in business, can become good surgeons and high tech specialist. Their occasional lack of tact rarely leaves them unnoticeable. Life path #8 is very direct.
People with life path number 8 are usually true and sincere in their relationships. They can arouse strong feelings from an opposite sex. You should perceive people with life path 8 as they are, you can’t change them. They could demand full devotion from their partners and sometimes become possessive and authoritative. They can be really good friends and very dangerous enemies. The toughest relationships for a person with life path 8 is with another 8 or 1. People with life path 8 can work with other life path numbers if they stop controlling too much and don’t make their partners do what they can’t. In order to find harmony they need to look within and stop looking at the person next to them.
Here is the list of famous people with the life path number 8: Michelangelo, Pablo Picasso, Nelson Mandela, Alexander Graham Bell, Sandra Bullock, Anthony Hopkins, Halle Berry, Jason Statham, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Matt Damon, Penelope Cruz, Tommy Lee Jones, Whoopi Goldberg, 50 Cent
I hope the information in the article resonated with you and helped you be more aware of who you are. It is important to remember that life path number is only about an overall strategy in life. You can have a better control of the reality you are creating when you know the meaning of other numbers in your birth chart that influence the quality of your “lifescript”. Numerology birth chart reading (also check “How to Manifest a Wish 1-on-1” personal online sessions which include the reading) can be a great source of personal insights on the road of your self-discovery. Your birth given potential will not fulfill itself until you discover it, embrace it and invest your energy to fully realize it.
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P.S. As promised in the beginning, here is an example of how you calculate your Life Path Number:
Add all the numbers in your date of birth:
d+d+m+m+y+y+y+y = add each digit from the number you came up with to get a single digit
Example: 1st of August 1981 = 01/08/1981 = 0+1+0+8+1+9+8+1=28=2+8=10=1
Those who were born on the 1st of August 1981 have the life path number 1 (not 10, since 0 doesn’t count)
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