Charity EVENT by the white elephant - all proceeds go to Parksinsons’ UK
Moving from the ordinary to the extraordinary, shed the layers of 2018 and move in to the new season with new intentions and focus on the future. Experience Bhakti - devotion, Seva - Selfless service, Tapas - effort, heat, discipline, zeal.
The number 108 has many important and symbolic meanings ranging from mathematics to religions and spiritual practices, martial arts and yoga.
A Japa mala (or Mala) refers to prayer beads customarily used in both Buddhism and Hinduism. Recitations of prayers, mantras and chants are counted bead by bead on Malas. Buddhist malas traditionally have 108 beads, said to signify the 108 human passions that Avalokiteshvara assumed when ‘telling the beads’.
In mathematics: 1 to 1st power = 1; 2 to 2nd power = 4 (2x2); 3 to 3rd power = 27 (3x3x3). 1x4x27 = 108
108 is a Harshad number, which is an integer divisible by the sum of its digits (Harshad is a Sanskrit word that means "great joy"). Yes, it’s 12 for the mental maths enthusiasts among you.
There are said to be a total of 108 energy lines converging to and from Anahata, the heart chakra.
There are 54 letters in the Sanskrit alphabet. Each has masculine and feminine, shiva and shakti. 54 times 2 is 108.
The event cost suggestion is £10 but any donation is welcome