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 The significance of the number  108 You would have seen ”Thulsi” mala or ”thamarai”mala in the hands of devotees when they perform ”jabham”  This mala is having 108 thulsi bead —or 108 lotus bead –( tubular things) joined by silver/ copper  cylindrical metal wire       We give much importance to the number 108 — Why this ? Why  this number 108 is so sacred  ? Let us probe this—- Vedas say —-  The diameter of the Sun is 108 times the diameter of the Earth. The...