Numbers play a significant role in our lives. Starting from our date of birth, the month of birth and year of birth, numbers add a significant direction in our lives as they have the power to influence our destiny and personality. However, apart from these numbers, there are numbers we consider as lucky or unlucky in nature.
LUCKY NUMBER 2
In many cultures across the world, number 2 is considered very lucky as it is seen as a pairing, i.e. 1 +1 = 2, therefore, everything or rather all good things come in pairs. In fact, when buying a show piece or a piece of art, it is said that to maintain the peace and happiness in a family, it is best to buy something that depicts a happy pair and not a standalone figure.
LUCKY NUMBER 6
The number 6 in the Chinese culture is favored because the way in which is sounds. Yes, you heard that right... it is a fine example of the sound-bite association. In Mandarin, it is pronounced as ‘liu’ which is close to the word that means ‘smooth, flowing or without friction’. Hence, the number 6 is considered lucky because it will allow everything to be smooth and free-flowing, no obstacles!
LUCKY NUMBER 8
Number 8 is considered lucky in both Indian as well as Chinese cultures. For Greeks, the number 8 represents infinity if it is laid on its side and more so, because it has a unique symmetry. For Indians, the number 8 is the number for Lord Shani or Saturn.
NUMBER 8 IS A SYMBOL FOR WEALTH
In the Chinese culture, number 8 is another example of sound association, i.e. when pronounced, it sounds very much like ‘prosperity’ ‘’wealth’ and in Cantonese, it sounds very close to the word for ‘fortune’. So everything about number 8 means one is going to get rich!
LUCKY NUMBER 7
The Chinese consider number 7 lucky because the sounds associated with it are close to ‘life’ and ‘arise’. NUMBER 7 IS A GOOD OMEN - Number 7 is also a symbol for togetherness and if you happen to tie the knot or get engaged on 7th, it is considered as a lucky omen.
Traditionally, in many cultures the number 6 represents humanity and because of this, number 7 is seen as the center of humanity with a direct connection to the almighty up