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The universe is waiting on the line!

108 is a magical number in many ancient traditions and continues to energise humanity across the universe. In spiritual practice and yoga, 108 has pivotal significance as it represents completion.

There are several reasons for why 108 is such a phenomenon.

  • The distance between the Sun and the Earth is 108 times the Sun’s diameter.

  • The distance between the Moon and the Earth is 108 times the Moon’s diameter. It is the reason why the Sun and the Moon appear to be the same size from the Earth. During a solar eclipse, the Moon completely fits the Sun as observed from the Earth.

  • The radius of the Moon is 108 miles.

  • Sanskrit alphabet has 108 characters. 54 are masculine and 54 are feminine signifying Shiva and Shakti respectively.

  • Sun salutations are performed in nine rounds of the 12 postures which totals 108 postures.

  • Pranayam is completed in cycles of 108.

  • A mala is traditionally a string of 108 prayer beads with a guru bead. As you pray, you move along the beads, reciting your chosen mantra 108 times.

  • The river Ganga’s dimensions spans a latitude of 9 degrees (22 to 31) and 12 degrees (79 to 91) respectively which is 108.

  • There are 108 nadis (energy lines), which converge to form the heart chakra.

  • In Sikhism, devotees use a sacred mala with 108 knots tied up in a string of wool.

  • There are 108 sacred sites known as pithas, throughout India.

  • There are 108 Upanishads and 108 Puranas.

  • Buddhists use a bead mala called Su-Chu containing 108 beads.

  • In vedic astrology, 108 represents 9 planets in the 12 zodiac houses.

  • 27 Nakshatras(constellations) with 4 padas (quarters) each totals 108 steps towards the divine path.

As we practise chanting, postures and breathing in rounds of this pious number, we align our being with the rhythm of the universe and the divine Creator. Dial 108 is an attempt to activate specific forces to energise you everyday. Many clients who are looking at ways of initiating or enhancing their journey with simple steps will benefit from this effort. A common question I get from most people is about the way to conduct their mantras daily. Dial 108 contains techniques to initiate the mantras and offers simple mantras to invoke focal energies in our life.

It aims to provide the platform for you to take the first step and evolve through your journey.

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