masculine Cyriacus

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Name Root:
kū́rios -akos > kuriakós
This name derives from the Ancient Greek “kuriakón (κυριακόν),” meaning “(Christianity) church.” The name is composed of two elements: “kū́rios (κῡ́ρῐος)” (ruling, governing, lord, master, guardian, ruler, owner) plus “-akos (-ακος)” (superlative adjective suffix). In turn, the name means “of the lord, holy to the lord.” 1) Kuriakose Elias Chavara was the co-founder and first Prior General of the first congregation for men in the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, now known as the Carmelites of Mary Immaculate, and a similar one for women, the Congregation of the Mother of Carmel. His canonization is set for 23 November 2014. 2) Ciriaco María Sancha y Hervás (1833–1909) was a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Archbishop of Toledo, Primate of Spain, and Patriarch of the West Indies. 3) Kyriakos (1798–1863) was a Greek archaeologist from Athens. He fought in the Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire.


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Numerological Values: #9

A number 9 person is humane and selfless. Compassion, tolerance, idealism and sensitivity are the hallmarks of number 9. Number 9 individuals often give unselfishly to others.

Chakra Number: #9
Chakra "Pineal Gland"

The Pineal Gland is about the size of a pea, and is in the center of the brain in a tiny cave behind and above the pituitary gland which lies a little behind the root of the nose. It is located directly behind the eyes, attached to the third ventricle. This chakra is also known as the upper dan tien. The ninth chakra is an interesting chakra in that it is in this chakra that all the Christ abilities lie dormant, waiting to be released and used in the outer and inner worlds. The shift in focus at this time is toward that Christ energy and the accompanying abilities that go along with it. Hence, a great deal of work and energy is now being sent into physical reality to help the individual open up and expand this energy center.

Color meaning: Gold

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