108…..and counting………

Mala Beads

A while back we were discussing all the possible meanings of the number 108 which is so prominent in the Hindu religion, yoga, and other eastern paths. Here’re some links to inspire you. (Click on the picture too. ) Please feel free to comment and help us learn together.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/108_(number)

http://www.globalmala.org/index.php

http://www.salagram.net/108meaning.html

Japa is the practice of repeating mantras (___) times using the mala beads to keep count.

Vedic astrology uses mantras to appease the negative effects of difficult planetary transits. Some of these mantras need to be repeated 10,000’s of times!  That should keep one out of trouble for a while.

Hmmm. How are your planets today?

 

Om shanti, peace.

 

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