The Number 5 stands in symbolism for the planet MERCURY and is versatile and mercurial in all its characterstics. Number 5 people make friends easily and get on with persons born under almost any other numbers, but their best friends are people representing their own number. The number 5 people are mentally very highly strong. They live on their own and appear to crave for excitement. They are quick in thoughts and decisions, and impulsive and seem naturally to drift into all methods of making quick money. Have keen sense of making money by inventions and new ideas. They have the most wonderful elasticity of character and nothing seems to affect them for very long. When tested, they easily become irritable and quick tempered.
CAUTION : Number 5 shows incompatibility to Number 9. If Birth Number is 5 and Name Number is 9 (and vice-versa) the person is always at adverse with his surroundings and is always mentally tensed about one thing or other, lacks consistency of thought and action; and needs rectification. LUCKY TIME : Number 5 people should endeavour to carry out their plans and aims on all days that fall under their ' own number ' such as 5th, 14th, 23rd of any month, but more specially when Sun is transitting in Gemini and Virgo. LUCKY COLOURS : All shades of light green, white and glistening materials and should wear dark clothes as rarely as possible. LUCKY STONE : Emerald and Diamond.