Nine holds within it a powerful resonance within our holofractographic, base-10 reality. Nine is the largest number in the decimal system. Nine is really the largest number of all, as every other number thereafter is a reflection of the Ennead, expressing itself in scalar expansions and contractions of 10.
10 is not a number, but more of a concept, or you could say it’s Nature’s way of organizing herself. The Pythagoreans considered there to be only 7 numbers in reality. Unity and duality, 1 and 2, were not considered numbers. Numbers began at three and ended at the most auspicious of all, NINE.
Ancient mathematical philosophers called NINE the “finishing post” and “that which brings completion”. – Michael Schneider – ‘A Beginner’s Guide to Constructing the Universe’
Ten is the combination of something with nothing. The one is borrowed from the Ennead with the addition of zero to organize all numbers with this built-in qualitative invariance in their expansion and contraction. In other words 432,000, the number of years in the Kali Yuga (a time cycle in the Vedic tradition) has the same meaning and symbolism as 43,200, the number of seconds on the face of a clock, and the Great Pyramid’s expansion factor in relation to Earth’s northern hemisphere.
The numbers may vary by the total amount of zeros, but their qualitative expression remains the same no matter how big or small.
The process of reducing a number down to one digit is called many names and is common practice not only in numerology but also in mainstream science. The great geometric genius (alliteration aside) of the 20th Century, Buckminster Fuller, called this subset of math ‘integrated digits’ or ‘indig 9?. It is also recognized in computer science. They call it a ‘digital root’ or ‘digital sum’ or ‘quantum bit’. This process has also been called Kabbalistic reduction or Pythagorean addition. Some other names for this practice include: decimal parity, quantum numerology, theosophical addition, indig , integrated digit, indig 9, modulo nine arithmetic, number essence, reduced ordinal values, horizontal addition, and numeric reduction.
55 has a digital root of 1 because 5+5=10, and 1+0= 1
456 Kabbalistically reduces to 6, since 4+5+6= 15 , and 1+5= 6
This technique is the key to Vortex Based Mathematics as it shows the underlying numeric patterns to reality. In Medieval times they called this ‘casting out nines’ since if you disregard the NINES, you will get the same digital root.
“If you only knew the magnificence of the 3, 6 and 9, then you would have a key to the universe” -accredited to Nikola Tesla
G. I. Gurdjieff was an influential spiritual teacher in the mid-20th century who taught that most humans live their lives in a state of hypnotic “waking sleep”, but that it is possible to transcend to a higher state of consciousness and achieve full human potential, otherwise known as the ‘Great Work’. Alchemy, as it seems, is more than just about turning lead into gold.
Gurdjieff’s taught the fundamental law of three forces and the law of the sevenfold development of energy (the Law of Octaves), and the interrelation of these laws as expressed in the symbol of the enneagram. The Law of Seven is described as “the first fundamental cosmic law” that explains the many processes in Nature. The Law of Three is “the second fundamental cosmic law” and explains why so many things occur in threes. Positive-negative-neutral, past-present-future, length-width-depth, solid-liquid-gas, etc, etc. Gurdjieff said the three centers in a human were the Intellectual Centre, the Emotional Centre and the Moving Centre.
Expanding upon the work of Edward Leedskalnin, Jon Depew’s work at CoralCastleCode.com highly resonates with Gurdjieff’s Law of Three.
The fraction 1/7 = .142857142857.’ Presented as a continuous path within a nine-pointed circle. Seven is the only number that divides into unity leaving a repeating trail of different digits.
A man may be quite alone in the desert and he can trace the enneagram in the sand and in it read the eternal laws of the universe . . . If two men who have been in different schools meet, they will draw the enneagram and with its help they will be able at once to establish which of them knows more. -P. D.Ouspensky (?-1947, Russian mathematician, writer, student of G. I. Gurdjieff)
Nine is the unsurpassable limit, the utmost bound, the ultimate extension to which the archetypal principles of number can reach and manifest themselves in the world. The ancient Greeks called nine “the horizon,” as it lies at the edge of the shore before the boundless ocean of numbers that repeat in endless cycles the principles of the first nine digits. Nothing lies beyond the principles of nine, which the Greeks called the Ennead. – Michael Schneider
Like many other mystery schools the Odinic Mysteries was destroyed by Christianity but the underlying cause of their fall was the corruption of the priesthood. These teachings were given in underground crypts or caves. These NINE chambers representing the Nine Worlds of the Mysteries.
The Nordic Mysteries were given in nine chambers, or caverns, the candidate advancing through them in sequential order. These chambers of initiation represented the nine spheres into which the Drottars divided the universe: (1) Asgard, the Heaven World of the Gods; (2) Alf-heim, the World of the light and beautiful Elves, or Spirits; (3) Nifl-heim, the World of Cold and Darkness, which is located in the North; (4) Jotun-heim, the World of the Giants, which is located in the East; (5) Midgard, the Earth World of human beings, which is located in the midst, or middle place; (6) Vana-heim, the World of the Vanes, which is located in the West; (7) Muspells-heim, the World of Fire, which is located in the South; 8) Svart-alfa-heim, the World of the dark and treacherous Elves, which is under the earth; and (9) Hel-heim, the World of cold and the abode of the dead, which is located at the very lowest point of the universe. It is to be understood that all of these worlds are invisible to the senses, except Midgard, the home of human creatures, but during the process of initiation the soul of the candidate–liberated from its earthly sheath by the secret power of the priests–wanders amidst the inhabitants of these various spheres. There is undoubtedly a relationship between the nine worlds of the Scandinavians and the nine spheres, or planes, through which initiates of the Eleusinian Mysteries passed in their ritual of regeneration. -Manly P. Hall
They Egyptians highly revered the power of NINE. The Egyptian Ennead, or company of nine gods and goddesses, represents archetypal principles that regulate and rule the cosmos through the laws of number.
The multiplication table shows the divine symmetry bestowed upon the numbers themselves. Mortal men might not have been clever enough to devise a system that works so beautifully. Our base-10 decimal system, encapsulated by the ineffable NINE, and encoded in our natural world, is not a system designed by man, but formulated by the mind of an intelligent creator.
“You have entered a place where Numbers are Real and Alive not merely symbols for other things. You will discover that the relationships between numbers are not random or man-made but that numbers are actually elementary particles of which everything is composed.” -Marko Rodin
The source of the great esteem in which the ancients held the Ennead as the principle of completion,achievement,and the end of a cycle can be found in the arithmetic properties of the number nine. The best example is the familiar multiplication table, which we force children to memorize without an understanding of its inner structure. On its surface the multiplication table appears to be a random grouping of digits. But it is actually a map of the cross-fertilization of mathematical principles. – Michael Schneider
NINE is encoded into many of the measurements of space and time.
1 sq ft: 144 inches = 9
1 cubic ft: 1728 cubic inches = 9
1 square yard: 1296 inches = 9
1 cubic yard: 46,656 cubic inches = 9
86400 secs/day = 9
3600 secs/hour = 9
604800 secs/week = 9
1440 mins/day = 9
10080 mins/week = 9
25920 years/precesion = 9
525600 minutes/year = 9
The Ancients understood the importance of NINE and hid it in the cycles of time:
Precessional cycle 25920 = 9
Maya number for the precession 25956 = 9
Maya companion number 1366560 = 9
Maya long-count period (days) = 9
Ancient kemi number 1296000 = 9
Plato’s ‘perfect number’ (1x2x3x4x5x6x7 = 5040) = 9
The 4 Hindu Yugas (ages)
Satya Yuga 1,728,000 = 9
Treta Yuga 1,296,000 = 9
Dvapara Yuga 864,000 = 9
Kali Yuga 432,000 = 9
Sumerian King List (Sumerian mythology)
Aloros – Babylon – 36,000 years = 9
Alulim – Eridu- 28,800 years = 9
Alaparos – Unknown 10,800 = 9
Amelon – Pautibiblon 46,800 = 9
Ammenon – Pautibiblon 43,200 = 9
Amegalaros – Pautibiblon 64,800 = 9
Daonos – Pautibiblon 36,000 = 9
Euedorachos – Pautibiblon 64,800 = 9
Amempsinos – Laragchos 36,000 = 9
Otiartes – Laragchos 28,800 = 9
Xisouthros – Unknown 64,800 = 9
The Platonic solids
Tetrahedron = 4 sides of a total of 180 degrees = 720 degrees = 9
Octohedron- 1440 degrees = 9
Hexahedron (cube) – 6 sides of 360 = 2160 degrees = 9
Icosohedron – 20 sides of 180 = 3600 degrees = 9
Dodecahedron 12 sides of 540 = 6480 degrees = 9
NINE in Geometry:
Total Angles of Shapes
Triangle 60° x3 180° = 9
Square 90° x4 360° = 9
Pentagon 108° x5 540° = 9
Hexagon 120° x6 360° = 9
Heptagon 128.571° (n/a)
Octagon 135° x8 1080° = 9
Nonagon 140° x9 1260°= 9
Decagon 144° x10 3600°= 9
Hendacadon 147.273° (n/a)
Dodecagon 150° x12 1800°= 9
These numbers and geometries always reduce to NINE because the number of degrees in a circle is 360. Since 360 has a digital root of NINE (3+6+0=9) any number multiplied by it also reduces to NINE.
For example: 360 x 4.12 = 1483.2 (1+4+8+3+2=9)
Nine is the culmination of all number, the zenith of numeric possibilities that spans across the cosmos and structures the processes and geometries that make up our reality. Among the Ancient Egyptians, Pythagoreans, and other ancient Mystery Schools, this almost magical number was germane to their study and understanding of nature.
The Ennead and the essence of Nine is a symbol of completion. After nine months in the womb we are ready to visit Earth. When we arrive, we marvel at the beauty of reality and soak up the divine brilliance of love and light, sitting up high on cloud 9.