and fame. There will be much sense of sacrifice in them. They will accomplish what all they undertake. They will get success late but once got it will last long. They will have the advent of good luck by overcoming the lethargy and despair in them. To reside in west and a house having this number are auspicious for them. Dates 8 , 17 and 27 are important.

#### Number 9

Mars is the lord of this number. This number symbolisers the nine fragments of earth and Navanidhis. 18 chapters (1+8 = 9) of the Gita, 18 Puranas, 108 beads (1+0+8 =9) of a rosary and the combined Shlokas of 18 Puranas and the Gita i.e. 4,07,700 (4+0+7+7+0+0 =18=9) show the importance of number 9.

People influenced by number 9 like to be soldiers, heroes and leaders. They possess irrepressible nerve and agility that make them accomplish what all they undertake. They love discipline but can be short tempered too. They always have the capacity to win over their enemies. It will be better for them to have gentility. They like monopoly, as they possess the attribute of a Kshatriya. They are interested in mechanical job too. They are also interested in knowledge, science and technical jobs. South direction and a house having number 9 are favourable for them whereas the dates 9,18 and 27 are important.

In Numerology too friends and enemies of numbers are considered like in Astrology. There is some difference among the scholars over friends and enemies of numbers. In this regard tables based on three different systems namely Indian, Cheiro and Sepharial are given under. Students are advised to adopt table according to their experience.

Table for numbers and their friends and Enemies

Number

Friends

Enemies

Neutral

Letters related to the number
(This is also the opinion of Cheiro)

1

4,8

5,6

2,3,7,9

A,I,J,Q,Y

2

7,9

5,8

1,3,4,6

B,K,R

3

6,9

4,8

1,2,5,7

C,G,L,S

4

1,8

3,5

2,6,7,9

D,M,T

5

3,9

2,4

1,6,7,8

E,H,N,X

6

3,9

1,8

2,4,5,7

U,V,W

7

2,6

1,9

3,4,5,8

O,Z

8

1,4

3,6

2,5,7,9

F,P

9

3,6

1,7

2,4,5,8

Sepharial System

Number

Friends

Enemies

Neutral

Supplementary No.

Letters

1

4, 8

6, 7

2, 3, 5

9

A, I, J, Q, Y

2

7, 9

5

1, 3, 4, 6

8

B, C, K, R

3

5, 6, 9

4, 8

1, 2

7

G, L, S

4

1, 8

3, 5

2, 7, 9

6

D, M, T

5

3, 9

2, 4

1, 6, 7, 8

5

E, N

6

3, 9

1, 8

2, 5, 7

4

U, V, W, X

7

2, 6

1, 9

4, 5, 8

3

O, Z

8

1, 4

3, 6

5, 7, 9

2

F, H, P

9

2, 3, 6

7

4, 5, 8

1

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