The Sacred and Magical Number “108”
Distance between the earth and the moon = 108 times the moon’s diameter.
The distance between the earth and sun = 108 times the diameter of the sun.
The diameter of the sun = 108 times the diameter of the earth.
Mathematicians have called 108 “a number of the wholeness of existence” and “a natural number.”
Meditations: Some say there are 108 styles of meditation.
The Sanskrit alphabet contains 54 letters, each with a masculine and feminine, for a total of 108 letters.
Dance: There are 108 forms of dance in the Indian traditions.