Thursday, September 11, 2008

Gyaan: Numerology & Names

Does it make any sense to apply numerology to brand names? A significant section of risk-takers seem to think so. Before we disagree, let's apply the principles of numerology to a few famous brands and see if the numerologists are right or wrong...

Name score is 46. Microsoft's number is 1. The characteristics of number 1 are initiating action, pioneering, leading, independent, attaining, individual. Usually the number 1 person is a skilled executive with keen administrative capabilities. Such people are known to be egoistic,self-centered, overly aggressive and have a tendency to dominate.

Name score is 34. Google's number is 7. The characteristics of number 7 are analysis, understanding, knowledge, awareness, studious, meditating. The hallmark of the number 7 is a good mind, and especially good at searching out and finding the truth. The type of person that can really get involved in a search for wisdom or hidden truths, often becoming an authority on whatever it is you are focusing on.

Name score is 23. Apple's number is 5. The characteristics of #5 are expansiveness, visionary, adventure, the constructive use of freedom. Endowed with the wonderful characteristic of multi-talents and versatility, you are good at presenting ideas and knowing how to approach people to get what you want. Your popularity may lead you toward some form of entertainment or amusement. Whatever you do, you are clever, analytical, and a very quick thinker.

Name score is 67. Harley's number is 4. The characteristics of #4 are: a foundation, order, service, struggle against limits, steady growth. Your destiny is to express wonderful organization skills with your ever practical, down-to-earth approach. You are the kind of person who is always willing to work those long, hard hours to push a project through to completion. A patience with detail allows you to become expert in fields such as building, engineering, and all forms of craftsmanship.

The characteristics of #8 are: Practical endeavors, status oriented, power-seeking, high-material goals.You have outstanding organizational and administrative capabilities. You have the potential for considerable achievement in business or other powerful positions. You can expect to receive the financial and material rewards. You have the skill and abilities to establish or operate a business with great efficiency. You have good judgment when it comes to money and commercial matters, and you understand how to build and accumulate material wealth.

CONCLUSION: Except for Harley, all the other brands seem to display characteristics of the number that rule them. Truly eerie is the Google bit about searching and Microsoft's dominatrix trait. Simply put, numerology works.

NOTE: Number characteristics have been extracted from