Let the 333 begin!

Starting a new rotation today, so maybe it’s good that I realized that 365-31 days=334 days left. That means my project starts tomorrow. Whew! BUT, I thought I would take this chance to go into some of the number 3 and its multiples.

First off, 3 is my “lucky number”. Sounds silly maybe, but I have always jived with the trinity, despite my atheist leaning.

More importantly, numerology can explain some of the significance of the number 3 in about every aspect there is, beside being someone’s lucky number.

Put simply, 3 is the number of birth, or beginning. 9 (3×3) is the number of death, or an ending. 6 is the number of love and comes sandwiched quite comfortably in-between. I write a bit about the numbers in one of my blogs 3 squared.  Here is a little taste though:


When you Google 333, some of what you get is this: 

333 = 32·37, Mertens function returns 0, Harshad number. Shorthand for <333, meaning ‘MUCH LOVE’ (more 3’s = more hearts) Symbolically used to represent Choronzon, a demon used in the philosophy of Thelema


I love Linda Goodman, who expands on her topics more than others. She relates the ancient ideas to modern life. If you want to see a little of the Chaldean numerology system, you can go HERE

The third dimension – we do things in threes so they will manifest in our physical realm.

It’s roots stem from the meaning of multiplicity. Creative power; growth. Three is a moving forward of energy, overcoming duality, expression, manifestation and synthesis. Three is the first number to which the meaning “all” was given. It is The Triad, being the number of the whole as it contains the beginning, a middle and an end.

The power of three is universal and is the tripartide nature of the world as heaven, earth, and waters. It is human as body, soul and spirit. Notice the distinction that soul and spirit are not the same. They are not. Three is birth, life, death. It is the beginning, middle and end. Three is a complete cycle unto itself. It is past, present, future.

The symbol of three is the triangle. Three interwoven circles or triangles can represent the indissoluble unity of the three persons of the trinity. Others symbols using three are: trident, fleur-de-lis, trefoil, trisula, thunderbolt, and trigrams.

The astral or emotional body stays connected to the physically body for three days after death. There is scientific evidence that the brain, even when all other systems are failing takes three days to register complete shutdown.

There are 3 phases to the moon. Lunar animals are often depcited as 3 legged.

Three is the heavenly number, representing soul, as four represents body. Together the two equal seven (3+4=7 ) and form the sacred hebdomad. The 3×4=12 representing the signs of the Zodiac and months of the year.

Pythagorean three means completion.

There are three wishes, genies have three wishes, three leprecons, three prince or princesses, three witches, three weird sisters among others.

The above symbol is called a Triquetra (tri-KET a Latin word meaning ‘three cornered’).  ‘The Triquetra’ represents the ‘Power of Three’ or the threefold nature of existence i.e. body, mind and spirit; life, death and rebirth; past, present and future; beginning, middle and end; Sun, Moon and Earth; and the threefold co-creative process described as thought, word, and deed.


(from http://www.crystalinks.com/numerology2.html)

Six represents equilibrium; harmony – balance. It is the perfect number within the decad: 1+2+3=6. It is the most productive of all numbers.

It symbolizes union of polarity, the hermaphrodite being represented by the two interlaced triangles, the upward- pointing as male, fire and the heavens, and the downward-pointing as female, the waters and the earth.

Six is the symbol of luck; love; health; beauty; chance. It is a winning number at the throw of the dice in the West.

There are six rays of the solar wheel and there are six interlaced triangles. There are six pointed stars or Seal of Solomon – and Star of David – Merkabah

Cultural References

Chinese: Six represents Universe, with its four cardinal points and the Above and Below – making it a total of six directions. Chinese culture there are six senses: tastse, touch, smell, sight, hearing, the sixth being mind. The day and night each have six periods.

Christian: Six is perfection; completion because man was created on the sixth day. Six is man’s number The most obvious use of this number is in the notorious passage containing 666.

(Rev 13:18 NIV) This calls for wisdom. If anyone has insight, let him calculate the number of the beast, for it is man’s number. His number is 666.

Hebrew: There are six days of creation. It symbolizes meditation and intelligence.

Kabbalism: Six is creation, and beauty.

Pythagorean: Luck

Sumerian: Six days of creation


Now, some interesting things about the number 9:

9 is the number of electrical energy and all material life on this planet (you can get much more background regarding the “sacred number” 142857 and its connection to the numbers 7 and 9 in Linda Goodman’s Star Signs).  The following comes from that book.

When you add all the numbers in our system: 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 7 + 8 +9….you get the number 45, which when added= 9

‘Government cycle researchers and experts have observed that important changes, with sweeping worldwide implications, occur every 180 years on Earth. 1 + 8 + 0  equal 9.’

The 360 degrees of a circle add to 9.

It takes 9 months gestation to develop a child.

9 is 6 upside-down.

The number 6 symbolizes Venus – Love – Woman

The number 9 symbolizes Mars- Conflict- Man

Together, the 6 and 9 added= 15, which added equals 6, the number of love

9 is the number of death, or of an ending, but it also symbolizes rebirth, for something must die to be reborn. Sometimes, something in us must die for something else to flourish.

***Starting tomorrow, I will post pics/musings on things pertaining to the numbers 3, 6 and 9 and what they represent. Looking forward to it!!


3 thoughts on “Let the 333 begin!

  1. Pingback: 333/333- Coming Full Circle | Amy-Bunny's Blog

  2. Hey Amy,

    I look forward to reading about your adventures in the world of 3. I started my 333 project today as well, with plenty of future capacity…I just have to figure how to differentiate it from my other daily blog!

    I hope you are doing well…

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