Have I reached blogger enlightenment? Have I reached blogger heaven?
Each Hindu god has 108 names. Shiva has 108 dance poses. Vishnu has 108 temples. In Jyotisa, Hindu astrology, there are 12 zodiacs and 9 planets (12 x 9 = 108) or 27 lunar houses divided into four quarters (27 x 4 = 108). There are 108 petals on the cosmic flower of the heart (anahata) chakra used in higher forms of yoga like bhakti yoga and kundalini yoga.
Well, actually, I think the answer is no. As soon as you reach 108 in any of these systems, you end up back at one (from the one comes two, from two comes three, and from three comes the fourth as one). You just enter a deeper layer or higher layer (as the epistemology may be). What say you dear reader?
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