Study of Karmic lesson is part of Numerology. Karmic numbers indicate those zones of our life in which we are weak. These weaknesses can be overcome by working on them.
Given below is a calculator to find out your Karmic lesson number and there by your weak zones.
What are Karmic Lesson Numbers ?
A person may possess more than one Karmic Lesson Number. These numbers range from 1-9 and do not go higher than that. Each letter of the English alphabet is associated with these numbers. 'A-I' of the alphabet is associated with numbers from 1 through 9 and with 'J' again the number cycle starts from 1-9 and so on.
Karmic Lesson numbers are found from the name of the person. These numbers are those from 1 to 9 that are absent from our names.
For example: the name ANGELINA JOLIE consists of the following numbers:
The numbers that are absent are 2, 4 and 8. Therefore 3 and 8 are the Karmic lesson numbers for a person with this name.
Each of these missing numbers is associated with a specific talent that a person lacks. A missing number indicates a vacuum that needs to be filled in this lifetime by mastering the required Karmic lesson. Thus karmic lesson numbers provide a direction to life by helping us find our weakness, and to focus on overcoming it.
Karmic Lesson Number 1
A person who has the number 1 missing from his or her name has the Karmic Lesson number 1. This person is weak-willed and not firm. Thus such a person needs to learn to show more initiative and determination.
These individuals need to start making their own decisions and be less dependent. They will come in contact with many strong-minded people and thus one will either need to learn to be self-confident and insistent or get suppressed. This karmic lesson number is missing from the name only to teach these people to be more dynamic and assertive. Learn to uphold yourself among others and exude confidence.
Learning not to be timid in front of others and being concerned with what the other person thinks needs to be shirked off. Be more confident about your abilities, decision- making and rationality. Also do not procrastinate. A person with this karmic lesson number needs to develop faith in oneself and be more methodical.
The effect of any karmic lesson diminishes if this number is present once in any of the other core numbers such as Life Path, Destiny number, or Birthday.
Karmic Lesson Number 2
A person with Karmic Lesson number 2 has the number missing in his/her name. This person suffers from not being tactful and perceptive. These people thus need to learn to be diplomatic and manage different situations better. They need to know when to tone down and when to be assertive, without feeling any need to be rewarded or praised. They also need to learn to be part of a team and to cooperate with others. People with karmic lesson number 2, have a tendency to be self-centered. They also need to let go of their angers and resentments to have a more stable and less troubled adult life.
These people need to be more compassionate and sensitive towards the feelings of others and understand their sentiments. They will mostly find themselves in circumstances where they will have to put to use their attention and patience that will help them coordinate work with others and be more supportive and accommodating.
The effect of this karmic lesson number will lessen if this person has the number 2 in any of his or her core numbers such as Birthday, Personality number or Life Path.
Karmic Lesson Number 3
People who have number 3 missing in their names have their karmic lesson number as 3. These people tend to be self-critical. They are not able to handle attention and find some flaw or else in their conduct. These people set an incredible standard of excellence that they want to reach.
They need to learn to lighten up and be less critical of themselves. These people should learn to understand that their self criticism need to be controlled. Thus they should enjoy themselves more. They also tend to be shy and introvert.
Shirk off all the seriousness and be more buoyant and optimistic towards life, and share the joy with others.
These people are also not very attentive because of emotional disturbances or plain boredom. When they are adult they are perceived as eccentric or arrogant and thus are not taken seriously by others.
They are talented but life will also put challenges that will need them to be more expressive. These people are generally artists who will have to work persistently to achieve success.
If this number is present in any of the other core numbers of this person even once then the effect of karmic lesson lessens.
Karmic Lesson Number 4
People with number 4 missing in their names have karmic lesson number 4. These people tend to be confused about their career. They find it difficult to find an employment that is gratifying. This may result in an indifference towards work.
In their childhood people with karmic lesson number 4 have mostly had their opportunities thwarted by financial issues. When they grow older they become irresponsible towards work. They are irrational and disorganized towards life that makes it difficult for them to understand what they do best.
People with karmic lesson number 4 need to establish a disciplined approach towards life. They should lay a foundation for their life.
They look for solution to their problems outside of them rather than within. They start new jobs with the hope that it will be exciting but when it turns out to be only work without any glamour they turn away from it. They need to learn to concentrate and focus and be less frivolous.
If this number 4 features once or more in any of the other core numbers of this person such as Birthday, or Life Path then the effect of the karmic lesson number decreases.
Karmic Lesson Number 5
People with number 5 missing in their name have karmic lesson number 5. At first impression they seem self-seeking people. These people with karmic lesson number 5 are not adventurous and thus need to be more courageous. They should travel more often and broaden their horizons. This will also make them more social and experience change which they need to accept. Travelling will also require them to adapt to various circumstances in their lives.
They are very obstinate and stubborn. The lesson these people need to learn is to have more faith. Be more cheerful and grow by adapting to changes.
These people attract good karma as they have the tendency of not being limelight- hungry and sometimes quite happily give the spotlight to others knowing that those people are quite inferior and less talented than them.
Also they should be less critical and opinionated about others and let others voice their opinions. A person lacking number 5 in their name should learn to be modest and humble. If a person has number five in their core numbers such as Personality Number or Birthday minimum once, the effect of their karmic number decreases.
Karmic Lesson Number 6
Those individuals who have number 6 missing from their name have this number as their karmic lesson number. On first impression people with this number seem as social climbers. People with this missing number do not like commitment. They are also irresponsible. Marriage and commitment to other personal relationships are things these people run away from. They should learn to be more open about their emotions.
These people feel lonely and isolated but have no reason for such a feeling. The reason for this kind of a feeling is that they very often form strong bonds with a person but remain heavily guarded about it. They show no affection towards them by concealing their true feelings and seeming cold. They also take the relationships for granted that in turn makes it superficial. Thus they should learn to work towards a relationship seriously.
They need to learn the importance of friends and value them. They should learn to give in a relationship and sometimes even sacrifice to keep their relationships intact.
Those who have this number once or repeated in their core numbers such as Life Path or birthday have the effect of karmic lesson reduced.
Karmic Lesson Number 7
A person who has number 7 absent in their name has karmic lesson number 7. These people are not able to handle their own emotions. They might feel that they have to limit their feelings in order to live.
People having karmic lesson number 7 in their childhood normally turn into introverts, and disconnect themselves from reality owing to their emotional turmoil.
When they become adults they could suffer from negative thoughts and give way to those thoughts by criticizing others. Many who have their karmic lesson number 7 might manifest some disease that is a result of their grief or irritation.
These people also do not possess the ability to master a specific talent. They also lack the determination to perfect themselves at a specific discipline. They need to learn to be their own critics but without condemning themselves.
They should also learn to not believe in things instantly and deepen their insight. Superficial understanding of all matters will only prevent them from realizing their potential.
The effects of karmic lesson is reduced if the number 7 appears once or even more number of times in a person's core number such as Destiny number or birthday.
Karmic Lesson Number 8
Those who have number 8 lacking in their names have karmic lesson number 8. These people are normally able to do well in business and thus are able to bring in good amounts of money. However, they also have to go through ups and downs as they are not able to handle their resources properly due to lack of cautiousness.
These people are very independent and self-regulating and thus do not like to be told to do things and thus always have a tiff with the person who holds authority. This arises from a dogged behavior that thwarts them from understanding their limitations. In their adulthood these people tend to focus on the pursuit of money and status and leave behind valuable relationships. Thus they may seem shallow and materialistic.
These people need to know how to manage their money. It is likely that these people will possess enough money but will always have a tendency to spend it rather than save any of it. This lesson guides a person on knowing their boundaries, and also the need of limiting their expenditure. They also need to learn to be well-organized.
The effect of this karmic lesson number reduces if number 8 is present once or more number of times in their birthday, or destiny number.
Karmic Lesson Number 9
When the number 9 is missing from one's name, the person has the karmic lesson number 9. The number signifies responsibility and wisdom. People with this number have a mission or a goal to make the world a better place to live in. This number denotes service to humanity.
Number 9 represents the ‘earthly lesson' which denotes "mercy". Thus these people work towards the good of others. They have a protective energy in their soul.
These people learn throughout their life to be tolerant, altruistic, generous and compassionate. This person will show great strength of character, acumen, sensitivity and idealism.
They tend to be homely and caring towards their family and friends. They need to learn to be less egocentric. There will be times when they will need to sacrifice for the good of others.
They need to view life on a larger scale as they are here to serve humanity. They have the potential to be able to influence the fate of themselves and others for the good, but they do not realize it themselves. Thus at times they refrain from advancing any social cause.
The effect of this lesson reduces if number 9 is present in any of the core numbers.