Hooray for the Cubs and their many fans! It was a hard-fought victory, with the game stretching into the 10th inning—a real nail-biter.
But the real reason we were interested in the outcome of this #sports event is the significance of the number 108, a sacred figure in the practice and philosophy of yoga (malas comprise 108 beads, yogis often do 108 Sun Salutations, Hindu mantras are repeated 108 times, etc.; read more about it here).
Perhaps the most obvious connection is that it’s been 108 years since the Cubs won its last World Series, in 1908. But the Cubs’ coincidences with 108 don’t stop there. The Chicago Sun Times published a list in September. Among them:
And that’s not all. Check out the full list on chicago.suntimes.com.
Pretty cool, huh?