108: experience the sacred number

Via Yesica Pineda
on Apr 25, 2010
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1358570547_lMathematicians of Vedic culture view 108 as a number of the wholeness of existence. This number connects the Sun, Moon, and Earth: The average distance of the Sun and the Moon to Earth is 108 times their respective diameters.

108 is considered a sacred number in Hinduism and yoga. According to yogic tradition, there are 108 pithas, or sacred sites, throughout India, there are 108 Upanishads and 108 marma points, or sacred places of the body.

I am sure there is plenty of mysticism and sacred knowledge we could discover if we were to research the number 108, but there is a simpler, easier way to find out it sacredness power…experience it and benefit others while you are at it.

The Wellness Initiative is having its 1st Annual YOGATHON to support Yoga in Schools. What a cool thing to do. Yogis like Richard Freeman, Trista Hollerbach, Matt Kapinus, Jeanie Manchester and Tina Porter will guide all teen and adult participants to complete up to 108 sun salutations, with the intention to raise money to support Yoga programs in Colorado schools.

What an opportunity to experience the sacred number 108. Boulder High School from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM May 1st, 2010.



About Yesica Pineda

Yesica Pineda is a time and space traveler, viajera del tiempo y el espacio. Yeye is a musician, yogini, and writer, who thinks of herself as stardust creating the Universe, and loves the feeling of positive vibrations. She is the founder of the multilingual portal for the encounter of the worlds, Namaste La Onda Natural. You can also read her work at Destino Magazines®, Baja.com®, BajaTraveler2016®, and follow her column here at Elephant Journal. She is a social media lover, and as the lead producer of Namaste Conscious MultiMedia, Yeye produces Yoga Videos in Spanish for www.Gaia.com and leads live power yoga & music events at 101 Namaste SJ art district®, and every full moon you can enjoy live music, friends, and nature by the Sea of Cortez at El Ganzo in Los Cabos, where she and her husband Justin Miller present Full Moon Yoga with Planetary Moods. She is a Vipassana Meditator. Born and educated in Mexico City, she has fully lived and continue studying in Los Angeles, CA; Boulder, Colorado; and Los Cabos, Mexico. Countries she has travelled include USA, Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Spain, Holland, Turkey, and New Zealand, and beautiful Islands such as Hawaii and Puerto Rico. She is a traveller of the worlds. She lives with her family and two dogs somewhere in the Universe. She believes in Love. To follow her Planetary Moods you can hear in Soundcloud at WaterWalkers or Yeyeorganicpop. Or, visit her website.


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