A film about the history of numerical mysticism and various facts related to the mysterious laws of the universe. Mathematician Boris Stechkin gives interviews, talks about numerical mysticism (synchronously). Excavations of the state of Assyria. Wall writing, painting. Ancient columns of Babylon. Sculptures of Apollo and Aphrodite. Synagogue. Believers read the text of scripture. Bible. Portraits of I. Newton, M. Luther, J. Hus, V. I. Lenin. Pre-revolutionary newsreels: Nicholas II gets into the carriage, receives a parade in Tsarskoe Selo; Empress Alexandra Feodorovna with her daughters in Livadia 1905-1910; Nicholas II, Alexandra Feodorovna and others at the Livadia Palace in 1913; demonstration in the spring of 1917. Fragments of the feature film "October".