Spiritual Meaning of One
ONE: individuality, independence, adventure, initiative, originality.
Symbolically the number 1 is the creator. The individual self. The seed. The point. It is the potential energy of creation. It has masculine qualities associated with it.
Not surprisingly, the number 1 is generally treated as a symbol of unity. Therefore, in monotheistic religions, it often symbolizes God or the universe. The Pythagoreans did not consider 1 to be a number at all because number means plurality and 1 is singular. However, they considered it to be the source of all numbers because adding many 1s together can create any other (positive whole) number. In their system, where odd numbers were male and even numbers female, the number 1 was neither; instead, it changed each to the other. If 1 is added to an even number, it becomes odd; similarly, if 1 is added to an odd number, it becomes even.
One’s primarily deal with strong will, positivity, pure energy. The number One reflects new beginnings, and purity. When the symbolic meaning of the number One is further clarified when we understand that One represents both kinds of action, physical and mental. This combined with the One’s urgency for new beginnings, we begin to see that when One’s recur in our lives it is time to exert our natural forces, take action, and start a new venture. One encourages us that our action will be rewarded in kind.
1 (one) is a number, numeral, and the name of the glyph representing that number. It is the natural number following 0 and preceding 2. It represents a single entity. One is sometimes referred to as unity or unit as an adjective. For example, a line segment of “unit length” is a line segment of length 1.
Is considered to be a primordial unity. The beginning. The Creator. It the First Cause or as some cultures refer, the First Mover. One is the sum of all possibilities. It is essence, the Center. One is referred to isolation. One springs forth, upsurges. It is seen as the number that gives cause to duality as multiplicity and back to final unity.
Chinese: refer to one as Yang, masculine; celestial. It is seen as an auspicious number. One is The Monad. Christian: God the Father; the Godhead.
Hebrew: Adonai, the Lord, the Most High, the I am, hidden intelligence.
Islamic: One refers to one as God as unity; the Absolute; self-sufficient.
Pythagorean: One as meaning Spirit; God, from which all things come. It is the very essence, the Monad.
Taoism “Tao begets One, One begets Two, Two begets Three and Three begets all things.”
The number One reflects new beginnings and purity. 1 represents both physical and mental action. One primarily deals with strong will, positivity, pure energy. The number One reflects new beginnings, and purity. The symbolic meaning of number One is further clarified when we understand One represents both kinds of action: physical and mental. This combined with Ones urgency for new beginnings, we begin to see Ones recurring in our lives indicates a time to exert our natural forces, take action, and start a new venture. One encourages us our action will be rewarded in kind.
Number 1 resonates with the vibrations and attributes of new beginnings, creation, independence, uniqueness, motivation, striving forward and progress, ambition and will power, positivity and positiveness. Number 1 also resonates with the energies of pioneering, raw energy, force, activity, self-leadership and assertiveness, initiative, instinct and intuition. Number ONE carries the energies of the masculine attributes, organization, achievement and success, strength and self-reliance, tenacity, forcefulness and authority, and love. Number 1 also resonates with inspiration, attainment, glory, happiness, fame, fulfilment and omniscience.
Negatively, number 1 relates to single-mindedness, intolerance, conceit, narrow-mindedness, lacking in emotion and being weak-willed, dependence, passivity, aggression, arrogance and dominance.
Keywords: independent, creative, original, ambitious, determined, self-assured. If expressed negatively: arrogant, stubborn, impatient, self-centered, Creativity, independence, originality, ego, self.