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Numerology and the Sacred Science of Sound

By Sangeet Kaur Khalsa

When our soul entered into life, its birth date represented a code for all the lessons, challenges, gifts, karma, and destiny paths it would be working on in this lifetime.

Each number from 1 to 11 has a unique frequency and relates to our ten bodies. They vibrate together at their ‘unique-to-us’ frequencies, which gives each of us our own harmonic imprint in the Universe. Each mantra we chant sets our frequencies more truly on pitch, removing blocks and giving us new awareness. Chanting mantras is a way of energetically re-attuning ourselves to our true gifts and purpose.

The Soul Number indicates what makes us happiest or most miserable in life. You calculate the soul number from the day/date you were born. Remember this is an 11-number system. If you were born on any day between the 1st through the 11th of the month, then that is your soul number. If born on a higher date, add the two numbers together and reduce that down to a number between 1 and 11. Do not resolve a 10 to a 1.

Key Issues and a Strengthening Mantra for each Soul Number

1 stands for that person who can be single-pointed, task-oriented, confirmed in their identity but who often sees themselves as small. The I am, I Am Meditation, chanting I am the Light of the Soul, by Bibi Bhani Kaur [1], and I Am Who I Am and That is That by Guru Singh [2], all help the “little one” grow to become the “Great One.”

2 is that which seeks to excel in partnership, often dashing into relationships without exercising caution. Chanting Ang Sang Wahe Guru [3] or Ong Namo Guru Dev Namo [4] both align you with the Great Partner and also clear up disharmony between you and earthly partners.

3 is creative, social, and nurturing but often not well-focused. The best mantra here is any version of Kirtan Kriya (Sa Ta Na Ma) [5]. 

4 can be exceptionally meditative. Nothing awakens it better than chanting Guru Guru Wahe Guru, Guru Ram Das Guru [6]. It keeps you from falling into the box of the mind, which is a challenge for every 4.

5 is all about taking action, being flexible, not stubborn or stuck. Any kriya for flexibility will accelerate the flow of energy through us and so will Breath of Fire. And the Adi Shakti mantra [7] (Kundalini Bhakti Mantra) builds concentrative power.

6 is all about the heart and setting sacred space. Chant Mere Man Lochai [8] to heal wounds of the heart, as heart energy helps create sacred space.

7 yearns for open space, freedom, and self-reliance. It can be quite noble. For a woman, nothing works quite like the Grace of God Meditation.

8 is about being in charge and that comes with chanting Wahe Guru, Wahe Jio [9].

9 is about the expanded mind, the consciousness of mastery, and the lessons of letting go and detachment. Gobinday Mukunday as in the Prem CD helps us to tune in to all aspects of God.

10 is about command, courage, and new beginnings. Chattra Chakkra Vartee as chanted in the Lightness of Being CD builds these qualities.

11 is all frequency bodies vibrating together just as the color white contains within it all colors. Chanting the Aquarian Sadhana Mantras produces a purer and purer connection to the Divine within us and beyond. Also try Mender of Hearts from the Crimson Collection or Aad Sach, Jugaad Sach as chanted in the Lightness of Being CD.

Sangeet Kaur Khalsa is a master numerologist and teacher using the Starcode of Destiny® system she developed from the basic teachings of Yogi Bhajan. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, she is also a KRI Senior Trainer and the founder of Womanheart® Retreats for women, and author of the popular book by that name. Contact her at



[1] On the CD titled Light of the Soul

[2] On the CD titled A Game of Chants

[3] To hear this mantra chanted, visit There are several musical versions of this mantra available.

[4] On the CD titled Meditations for the Aquarian Age by Nirinjan Kaur, and on Prem by Snatam Kaur

[5] To hear this mantra chanted, visit KRI Mantra Pronunciation. Also available on the CD Tantric Sa Ta Na Ma by Simran Kaur, and Sa Ta Na Ma by Snatam Kaur. Meditation instructions can be found here: Kirtan Kriya.

[6] To hear this mantra chanted, visit KRI Mantra Pronunciation. This mantra is the last of the 7 mantras included on all Aquarian Sadhana CDs, and on many CDs as well.

[7] Available on the CD Adi Shakti by Gurudass Kaur

[8] This chant can be found on the CD Lord of Miracles by Kirtan Singh and Shakti Parwha Kaur, and on Servant of the Heart by Satya Singh and Hari Bhajan Kaur

[9] This chant can be found on all Aquarian Sadhana CDs, as well as on many other chant CDs. 

[10] A series of 7 meditations given by Yogi Bhajan to bring in the Aquarian Age, there are many different CDs available.

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