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English Gemtria?

Postby AliceKnewIt » Sat Jun 06, 2015 9:47 am

Is there an online guide to how to do Gematria, especially in English?

In Alice in Wonderland, at the tea party, the Mad Hatter asks a riddle (which he doesn't have the answer to):
"Why is a raven like a writing desk?" :mrgreen:

I thought it would be interesting to look at the gematria of raven and of writing desk. But I don't know how to do this.

Thank you

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Re: English Gemtria?

Postby Starry Soul » Sat Jun 06, 2015 10:18 am

Nothing "official" in English. You can use "English simplex" with A=1, B=2 ... Z=26.

Other than that, Hebrew transliteration. I don't like it.
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Re: English Gemtria?

Postby Takamba » Sat Jun 06, 2015 10:33 am

"Why is a raven like a writing desk?"
"Poe wrote on both."

Seriously folks, I've read about several different "English gematrias" but I think the most popular one is the New Aeon English Gematria discovered by Frater Achad.

The letters are first arranged in order in a circle. Starting at A, you make a 26 point star that looks like this:


Starting with A=1 you find L=2 and W=3 and so on until you arrive at these numbers:
A=1 L=2 W=3 H=4 S=5 D=6 O=7 Z=8 K=9 V=10 G=11 R=12 C=13
N=14 Y=15 J=16 U=17 F=18 Q=19 B=20 M=21 X=22 I=23 T=24 E=25 P=26


That's my answer to your riddles.
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