The number 8 resonates with the the planet Saturn.
The Numerology of 8: Its Meaning and Significance
The number 8 embodies strength, the ability to harmonize energies, and the wisdom to judiciously assess any situation. It is in harmony with the planet Saturn, known for its distinctive rings and the enigmatic hexagon at its north pole, making it one of the solar system's more unusual planets. Saturn aligns with the earth element and was revered in Roman mythology as the god of harvest, and in Greek mythology as Kronos, a deity who reigned during a time of natural harmony.
Individuals influenced by the number 8 possess a robust personality, exceptional survival skills, and a relentless spirit in the face of adversity. They are characterized by their focus, ambition, and sharp intellect, often planning meticulously in their minds before actualizing their visions. Being associated with Saturn, a planet symbolizing fate and karma, those under the influence of 8 often face significant challenges, yet these hardships imbue them with formidable resilience.
The symbol of the number 8 mirrors that of infinity, suggesting a resonance with the concept of eternity. This lends a lasting impact to those with 8 energy, often leading them to be remembered long after their passing.
An individual with the number 8 can be simultaneously passionate, organized, and deeply spiritual or driven by a higher calling. When balanced, 8 combines its spirituality with practicality. However, in imbalance, 8 may focus excessively on either the spiritual or material aspects of life, leading to either materialism akin to an unbalanced number 3, or excessive mentality or spirituality, similar to an unbalanced number 7.
8's, akin to Saturn, are distinct and unconventional, charting their own paths and remaining unfazed by others' opinions.
A balanced 8 is warm, passionate, self-assured, and characterized by honesty and loyalty.
Internally, 8's may struggle with feelings of misunderstanding and loneliness, preferring solitude. They often view seeking help as a sign of weakness and may conceal their emotions, appearing cold or cynical to outsiders. However, they possess a generous heart and strong moral compass, and once they feel respected, they are incredibly dedicated to others. Respect is a critical element for them.
8's are naturally drawn to roles such as philosophers, artists, freedom fighters, religious leaders, judges, politicians, or administrators.
When the energy of 8 is blocked, there's a tendency towards insecurity and fear of self-expression. Analogous to Saturn surrounded by its rings, 8's might create invisible barriers to keep others at a distance, protecting their emotional and physical wellbeing. This can lead to significant self-esteem and self-confidence challenges. Conversely, when the energy of 8 is excessive, it may manifest as irritability, impatience, verbal aggression, and even a brutal, Machiavellian nature.
For those with life path number 8, your mission is to blend your inherent spirituality with your practical strengths, synthesizing the ethereal with the earthly. Your foremost life lesson involves learning forgiveness, trusting in life's journey, and recognizing your rightful place in the world.Explore more about the numerology of 8 and its powerful implications in our online program "Chaldean Numerology for Beginners." Uncover every aspect of this archetype through the NP NUMBERS 1-99 ARCHETYPING SYSTEM™, detailed statistics, Tarot, Tree of life, and other numerological interpretations. Click here to learn more about Chaldean Numerology for Beginners and how you can start your journey towards deeper knowledge and understanding.
Tarot card for 8 "Strength"
In the tarot card, we see a woman stroking a lion - the ultimate symbol of reason and strength working together.
The number 8 consists of 2 circles. The upper loop is the heavenly circle, and the lower is the earthly circle. The number 8, therefore, represents the union between heaven and earth. The woman (air) symbolizes the upper part of the 8, which stands for wisdom and intuition, and the lion (earth) symbolizes the lower part of the 8 which stands for strength and instinct. Here spirituality is united with raw power.
The Tarot card shows how the 8 energy is a mixture of gentleness and strength, intelligence and raw power, intuition, and action in a deeply symbolic language.
The 8 in balance is:
- Contained and guarded
- Creating balance
- Planting and harvesting
The 8 unbalanced is
- Guarding its emotions and is suspicious
- Remembering all minor transgressions
- Provocative and hard - misunderstood
- Spinning a web of power and manipulation
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The balanced aspects, traits and adjectives of number 8 are:
Strength, personality, character, can see right from wrong, balances the energies, survival instinct, ability to act, self-confidence, inner power, ambition, eccentric (in a good way), drive, power, never gives up, high intellect, many levels of abstraction, spiritual, religious, mystical, intuition, great success, unifies, practical sense, financial and administrative talent, is remembered (the number of infinity), eternity consciousness, great wisdom, as above – so below, unites the philosophical/spiritual with the worldly, great depth of personality.
The imbalanced aspects, traits and adjectives of number 8 are:
Significant upheavals, karmic debt, thinks only of itself, fanatic, stubborn, provocative, hard, deep inner wounds, lacks self-confidence, insecurity, great defeats, profound grief, fights with life, hides the emotions, hard defensive layer, seems arrogant, cold, deep cynicism, mistrust, misunderstood, overly checks other people out, incessantly explores other peoples motives, either ungrounded and over mental with no practical common sense or too materialistic with no spiritual understanding, creates a web of power and manipulation.
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Celebrities with 8 in their numerology chartBirth day number 8
People born on the 8th of a month have a strong and yet guarded and wary energy. Here we have:
Bethany Hamilton (surfer)
Kim Jong-un (North Korea dictator)
Nicki Minaj (rapper)
Roger Federer (tennis)
Kanye West (rapper)
Enrique Iglesias (singer)
Matt Damon (actor)
Robin Wright (actress)
Sinéad O'Connor (singer)
Tim Berners-Lee (internet)
Sigourney Weaver (actress)
David Bowie (singer)
Jim Morrison (singer)
Stephen Hawking (physicist)
Bernie Sanders (politician)
Kofi Annan (7th secretary genaral UN)
Juvénal Habyarimana (dictator)
Dustin Hoffman (actor)
Elvis Presley (rock star)
Joan Rivers (actress)
John Williams (composer)
Sonny Liston (boxer)
James Dean (actor)
David Attenborough (naturalist)
Jack Lemmon (actor)
Peter Sellers (actor)
Suharto (2nd president Indonesia)
Godtfred Kirk Christiansen (LEGO)
Francis Crick (DNA)
Tunku Abdul Rahman (1st prime minister Malaysia)
Paul Dirac (physicist)
Margaret Mitchell (author)
Dorothy Day (social activist)
Juan Perón (dictator)
Diego Rivera (painter)
Harry Truman (33rd US president)
Frank Lloyd Wright (architect)
Bram Stoker (author)
Charles J. Guiteau (assassin of James A. Garfield)
Antonin Dvorak (composer)
John D. Rockefeller (industrialist)
Ferdinand von Zeppelin (airships)
Dmitri Mendeleev (chemist,periodic table)
Jules Verne (author)
Robert Schumann (composer)
N. F. S. Grundtvig (writer and philosopher)
Tomaso Albinoni (composer)
Edmond Halley (astronomer)
Mary Stuart (queen of Scotland)
Juan Ponce de León (explorer)
vlad III the Impaler (prince upon which Dracula is based)
Richard I (king of England)
8 is under the influence of SATURN
Saturn is perhaps the most beautiful of all planets with its huge ring system.
At Saturn's north pole, the clouds form a hexagoic geometric shape. The shape is vast spanning over 13,800 km making the shape wider than the planet Earth. The hexagon has six sides. The hexagon and the number 6 stand for love and beauty. In the middle of the 8 diamond, we also find the number 6 (digit sum of 15). This symbolizes the deep love and longing for love that number 8 feels at its core.
The vast rings of Saturn symbolize Saturn's resonance with eternity and eternal memory. But they also express Saturn's trait to keep people at a safe distance. There can be mistrust and skepticism.
Saturn people are receptive, often do not find understanding among others, and can suffer from loneliness. Their outward coldness and alienation hide the longing for a deeper and more profound love (the 6 core), but they do not know how to show it (the rings that keep people at bay).
Saturn people do not like superficiality; they like order and material security. Unfortunately, as Saturn is a planet of karma and fate, everything comes to them with difficulty, and everything must be achieved on their own.
Saturn people honor rules and laws. They are pragmatic, prudent, cautious, punctual, and methodical in everything that they do. They are hardworking and persistent in achieving their goals and ideas.
The energy of Saturn demands material well being and certainty of the future.
Saturn people both give and demand loyalty, and they are very reliable people.
THE NP NUMBERS 1-99 ARCHETYPING SYSTEM™
The Big Diamond Chart™ for 8
The NP BIG DIAMOND CHART™ is one of the main tools in THE NP NUMBERS 1-99 ARCHETYPING SYSTEM™, which helps numerologists "unpack" a number so that they can see all the vibrations born from the meeting of the first and second digits in the numbers 1-99. The chart reveals remarkable details about the psychology and possibilities for each number. In the NP BIG DIAMOND CHART™, the number is first unpacked in the main diamond (bottom middle). The two digits are laid out along the top of the main diamond, and the digit sum is placed at the bottom. The rest of the numbers are found by recursively adding the numbers, entirely unpacking the vibration. The red and green arrows show the relationships between the numbers, revealing inner tensions and resources.
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THE NP NUMBERS 1-99 ARCHETYPING SYSTEM™
The Vibration Pyramid™ for 8
The NP VIBRATION PYRAMID™ resembles the NP big diamond chart but is constructed in a different way revealing other details about the architecture of each number. While the big diamond chart reveals the sub archetypes present in every number, the vibration pyramid shows the different paths a number can take on its spiritual journey into the core of its being.
The NP VIBRATION PYRAMID™ is thoroughly interpreted for you in our Numerology Foundational Course, giving you a profound knowledge about the numbers, which will help you make highly accurate numerology chart interpretations.