The Number 9
In occult circles, 9 is considered to be the number of completion and is closely connected with the Dead, especially one’s personal ancestors, and with the forces of the cemetery and the Underworld. The nine is also associated with Hecate, the Queen of the Witches.
In Chinese mythology, the number composes the lo-shi, a magic square that comprises the first nine single digits on the number line.
Gods and goddesses associated with the number nine include: Juno, the Roman Queen of Heaven; Luna, the Roman Goddess of the Moon and Odin, the All-Father & Ruler in Norse mythology.
The number 9 is symbolized by the colors white and pearl. 9 is associated with the silver, platinum, diamond and pearl. Flowers associated with the number are white carnations, white roses and lily of the valley
Common superstitions about the number 9 include:
You will be blessed if you find nine peas in a pod.
Tying nine knots in a strand of your lover’s hair will convince him to come to you.
Tying nine knots around a photograph of an enemy will cause them to give up the battle against you.
An address with the number nine in it brings you a long life.
If a young man wants to marry he should count 99 stars in the sky for 9 days. On the tenth day he will meet his soul mate.
Misfortune befalls the person who finds the Nine of Diamonds card on the street.
The moon that falls nine days after the New Moon in May is considered to be an unlucky day.
If you wash your hair on the ninth day of the month your marriage will be happy.
It is unlucky to get married December 9th.
If you dream about the number nine, your home will soon be blessed with a child.
The Number 10
For Christians, the number 10 symbolizes the Ten Commandments that were delivered through Moses from God at Mt. Sinai.
Deities traditionally associated with the number 10 include the Greek Gods Atlas, who bore the weight of the world on his shoulders and Uranus who was responsible for imagination and technology.
A common superstitious is that if you wash your hair on the 10th day of the month, you will receive a promotion at work. Another is that if you dream about the number 10 your mate is unfaithful.
The Number 11
The number 11 and in particular the number 11:11 (as seen on a clock) is considered, by many light workers and channellers to be a portal to other astral dimensions. The number 11 is also considered to be a ‘master number” in schools of numerology.
Deities associated with the number 11 are the Sea Kings such as the Roman God Neptune and the Greek God Poseidon.
A common Chinese superstition is that washing your hair on the 11th day of the month will improve your eyesight.
The Number 12
The number 12 is associated with the Twelve Apostles, the number of people on a jury as well as The Twelve Days of Christmas.
The number 12 is also identified with the Roman Two-faced God Janus.
A common superstition is that washing your hair on the 12th day of the month will bring you misfortune. Another is that if you dream of the number 12, a solution will soon be found to a nagging problem.
The Number 13
Usually considered an unlucky number, this double-digit represents Judas, who was the guest at the Last Supper who betrayed Jesus. As a result it is also thought to be unlucky to have a dinner party with 13 guests.
Many hotels are missing a thirteenth floor or have omitted the number from their room doors.
Gods associated with the number 13 are Hades, the Greek God of the Underworld and Pluto, the Roman God of Underworld.
The color associated with the number 13 is black.
Some common superstitions about the number 13 are:
It is unlucky to have an address with the number 13.
It is also unlucky to have 13 numbers in your name.
Friday the 13th of any month is said to be an unlucky day.
The moon that falls thirteen days after the New Moon in August is considered to be an unlucky day.
Washing your hair on the 13th of the month ensures that you will give birth to a son.