Life path number 8 is usually linked with other-worldly things. Spirituality and enlightenment are prominent among them. The feared planet Saturn is the ruler of this number. Saturn is known as the provider of Karmic results and hence, can bestow the people born under Number 8 with both good and bad, strictly in line with their own virtues and vices. Hence, people born under the life path number 8 are often referred to as ‘Destiny’s Children’, they are people who are not intended for worldly pleasures, but mainly for renouncement and higher world wisdom. In short, people from number 8 are not perceived as very lucky in life, rightly or wrongly.
Some of the well-known personalities born under Number 8 include saints like Mother Teresa and Swami Sivananda, businessman and philanthropist Rockefeller, founder of communist China Mao Zedong, champion boxer Mohammed Ali, world’s first woman Prime Minister Sirimavo Bandaranaike, American statesman Benjamin Franklin, popular British playwright George Bernard Shaw and famous Russian writer Maxim Gorki.
General Qualities for Number 8
Those born under Number 8 have immense mental strength and clarity. They may still be often lost in thought. Many have a tendency of encountering serious problems almost right through their lives. These may sap their confidence and plague their minds with unending worries. Though balanced, they can also be stingy and lonely. While those under the positive influence can possess noble traits like justice, compassion, and artistic temperament. The others may be selfish opportunists, driven by unholy intentions. Constant struggles in life can make them cowards and pessimists, and frustrations and weak moments can drive them towards crime. Some may get punished by this and languish in jail too.
Physique and Personality for Number 8
People born under Number 8 cannot fit under a single category in their physical characteristics. Still, many of them can be tall, have long limbs, sunken cheeks, bushy eyebrows, hair that stands out, yellowish fingernails, and hoarse voices. They can be prone to diseases, and their digestive system and intestines may be weak. Hence, they should take generous quantities of fruits and milk and also nutritious food for maintaining good health.
Many of those born under Number 8 are virtuous and refined, they still are misunderstood by the world. They have fair chances of being persons of extraordinary common sense and still be without true friends. Also can contribute to this state of affairs, as they regard themselves uniquely and at times, start behaving like snobs. They are fighters, who struggle through the maze of problems that providence throws at them, and then only taste big or small success in life. Some people may have long lives laced, however, with some impediments, a few others may even meet with sudden or untimely deaths. Their association with people of Number 5 can provide them with much-needed relief.
Of those three dates that come under life path number 8, those born on the 8th will be truthful, committed, and hard-working individuals. They may lean toward religion and philosophy. People born on date 17 will be very shrewd and determined persons. They will amass immense wealth by fair or foul means. Some of them can be even misers, who will, however, not hesitate to spend lavishly, just to show off. Those born on date 26 will be intelligent and imaginative but fortune may not always smile on them. They may face great difficulties even at a young age and some of them may come up in life, the hard way.
Lucky and Unlucky Dates, Colors and Gemstones for Number 8
Number 1 can be lucky for those born under 8 and hence, they can do well on dates 1st, 10th, 19th, and 28th. Unpredictable things can happen on the ‘4’ dates of 4th, 13th, 22nd, and 31st and these may still be favorable. The dates of number 9 such as 9th, 18th, and 27th form another set of good days, which can bring them hope and fortune. However, their own number i.e. 8 may prove otherwise for the 8 born people. Those days can be problematic and traveling may throw up unexpected health issues.
Yellow is their color as it may prove to be auspicious and beneficial. Wearing any of these colors or painting their homes and offices can be of advantage to them. Dark green and blue colors can also work in their favor. Colors such as Red, black, deep brown, or pale may be not-so-lucky for them.
All blue stones that have six veins can be the most advantageous gemstones for them. In this way, the blue sapphire can benefit them greatly, provided it is the one without blemish. The rare and costly Indra Neelam can also be bought and worn by those who can afford it. These can provide all-round benefits such as health, prosperity, advancement, and happiness.
Profession, Business and Married Life for Number 8
Being good administrators is the strong point of those born under Number 8. They can hence, be found in the higher hierarchy in many big and reputed organizations. They may or may not have broad shoulders, but will be shouldering heavy responsibilities. Many of them can be rulers in some form, judges, and jailors, while those born on the 17th can be good economists. Trading too will suit them, and they can make a good profit if they do business like mining, oil mills, woolen clothing, soap printing press, and transportation. Some of them can swing to the other extreme too and become missionaries, preachers, or religious heads.
They can take people born under numbers 1, 4, 5, and 6 as partners in any joint venture, whereas they may receive good support and assistance from those born under the numbers 1, 4 and 8. Married life is not the cup of tea for at least a sizeable number of those born under Number 8. However, a careful selection of a life partner can make their marriage work to a large extent. They will generally get attracted to the people of the same number and also to those born under numbers 1 and 4. If they listen to their hearts and marry these people, their lives can be happy and peaceful. Marital bonds with those born under Number 6 can also workout reasonably well. However, marriages with people born under numbers 2, 7, and 9 may end in abject failures, and can better be avoided.