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The Meaning of Number 19
In Numerology, compound numbers like 19 are generally reduced to reveal their underlying root numbers. The root numbers in Numerology comprise the range of numbers from 0-9, each of which is said to have a distinct personality or vibrational essence.
It is the vibration of the root number that provides the particular color or traits that inform the compound number that you are studying.
Numerologists arrive at the root number by adding up all of the digits in a particular number until they have been reduced to a single digit. In the case of number 19, it would look like this:
1 + 9 = 10
1 + 0 = 1
Since the root number that influences the meaning of number 19 is 1 it is often depicted as 19/1 in Numerology charts. Investigating the meanings of all of the root numbers is a great way to get a deeper understanding of the different forces at work shaping our lives.
Understanding these forces can provide you with a feeling of meaning and purpose as you travel down your life path.
The Numerological Meaning of 19
Your birth number is 19 if you were born on the 19th of any month. the number 19, though not a master number like 11, 22 or 33, is still unique and significant in a number of ways.
Many people who study numerology refer to number 19 as the optimum expression of the energy of 1. This is true for several reasons, including:
- The number 19 reduces to 1
- The first or primary digit in 19 is 1
- The number 19 can be said to contain the entire field of root numbers, including zero (because 1 and 9 = 10)
- Number 19 is associated with both ego and all of humanity, giving it uncanny power to influence life events
These special characteristics of number 19 make it very powerful and very positive as a birth number. Even if 19 simply makes an appearance in your experience, it should be heeded as a message from spirit.
The Symbolic Meaning of 19
The 19th card of the Major Arcana of the Tarot is The Sun, which is one of the most fortunate cards in the deck. Whenever The Sun appears in a Tarot reading it is fortunate and positively influences all of the cards around it.
The same is true of the number 19/1 in Numerology. Like The Sun card, the number 19 shines a light on all other energies surrounding it.
The image on the Tarot card The Sun is a bright sun shining on a small child who is riding upon a pristine white horse and has thrown off its garments like a soul shedding the past.
This image represents the rebirth of the individual and the dawning of a new day.
The Sun is the astrological sign associated with the number 1. There is only one Sun and it illuminates the entire world, but it also shines on everyone equally, which is the essence of the number 9 in 19 as well.
Likewise, when the number 19 occurs in your experience, it signals a renewal of the primal energies that inform our lives. This represents a state of balance and peace from which the energies of life pour forth.
How the Number 19 Can Appear in Your Experience
The number 19 is a common birth number for anyone who was born on the 19th of any month, but the 1 energy is similar to that of people who have been born on the 1st, 10th or 28th. All of these birth numbers derive their energy and meaning from the root number 1.
However, the number 19 can have a significant meaning for you even if it does not appear in your birth chart. The number 19 is a highly meaningful number, indicating a rebirth of some kind is about to occur.
That is because 19 contains both the beginning of the root number series and its ending.
When you see the number 19 appear randomly in your experience (or in multiples as 38, 57 and so forth) as a time (19:00 is 7pm), a date, a dollar amount, an age or a measurement of some kind, pause and reflect on the significance of what is happening at that moment.
The appearance of 19 may indicate that the end of an old cycle and the beginning of a new cycle is occurring.
Karma and Destiny of Number 19
Having the number 19/1 in your Numerology chart may indicate that you have unreconciled karmic debts surrounding issues involving independence and individuality. Because of this, you will find yourself pushed into leadership positions, even if you are not interested in them.
The number 19 in your birth chart may also indicate ego personality issues. Those with a strong sense of 1 energy naturally develop strong egos. When a strong ego is healthy and balanced, this is not a problem, but when a person is in an unbalanced psychological state it can lead to egotism.
It may be 19‘s personal challenge to deal with egotistic energy, balancing it with their 9 nature, which is care for all humanity.
In the I Ching, the 19th kua is usually translated as ‘Approach,’ meaning the approach of Spring or the approach of good fortune. It can also, however, refer to the approach the truly great take to life.
The key to this kua is in the commentary from Confucius: “The Superior Person has inexhaustible affection for the people. Nothing hinders him in his care for them.”
The best way to use the leadership energies present in the number 1 is to temper them with the philanthropic sentiments informed by the presence of number 9. This creates a self sufficient individual whose eyes and ears are open to the larger needs of society.