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Summer Solstice Sun Salutations

Join us in celebrating the Energy of the Sun with 108 Sun Salutations

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Summer Solstice Sun Salutations
Summer Solstice Sun Salutations

Time & Location

Jun 22, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Bright, 776597 Blandford Rd, Bright, ON N0J 1B0, Canada

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About the event

🌞✨Summer Solstice Celebration with 108 Sun Salutations 🌞✨  

Join me for a special event to honour the sun and celebrate the summer solstice with 108 Sun Salutations! 

 📅 Date: June 22nd (rain date June 23) 

🕘 Time: 9:00 AM  

📍 Location: Bright Souls Wellness Studio (Outdoors)  

Why 108? 

Sacred Number:

 In yoga, 108 is a sacred number that represents spiritual completion. 

Connection: It connects you to the universe and enhances mindfulness. 

Energy: Performing 108 Sun Salutations helps to align your body, mind, and spirit with the cosmic energy.  

Event Details: 

Outdoor Practice: Embrace the energy of the sun in the great outdoors. 

Donation-Based: This is a by-donation event, with all proceeds going to support the land. 

Community Celebration: Connect with like-minded souls in a vibrant community setting.  

🌿 Join us in this powerful practice and feel the transformative energy of the summer solstice! 🌿 

 📲 RSVP Today: https://brightsouls.ca/events  #108SunSalutations #SummerSolstice #YogaEvent #BrightSoulsWellness #OutdoorYoga #CommunityEvent #YogaForACause #MindBodySpirit #SunSalutations 

More about 108  

The number 108 holds deep significance in various spiritual, religious, and scientific contexts. Here are some reasons why 108 is considered sacred and meaningful:

### **Spiritual and Religious Significance**

1. **Hinduism and Yoga:**

   - **Mala Beads:** A mala typically has 108 beads, used for counting during meditation or chanting mantras.

   - **Sun Salutations:** Performing 108 Sun Salutations is a common practice in yoga, especially during significant events like the solstices.

2. **Buddhism:**

   - **108 Delusions:** It is believed there are 108 defilements or delusions to overcome to achieve enlightenment.

   - **108 Prostrations:** Practitioners may perform 108 prostrations during meditation retreats or special ceremonies.

3. **Jainism:**

   - **Attributes of Saints:** There are 108 attributes of spiritual leaders and holy figures.

### **Scientific and Astronomical Significance**

1. **Cosmic Connection:**

   - **Distance Ratios:** The average distance between the Earth and the Sun is about 108 times the diameter of the Sun. Similarly, the average distance between the Earth and the Moon is about 108 times the diameter of the Moon.

2. **Mathematics:**

   - **Geometry:** The number 108 appears in various geometric patterns and constructions, such as the angles of certain regular polygons.

### **Cultural Significance**

1. **Martial Arts:**

   - **Movements:** Some martial arts forms include 108 movements, symbolizing completeness and thoroughness.

2. **Literature and Philosophy:**

   - **Taoism:** In Taoist tradition, the number 108 represents the wholeness of the universe.

### **Symbolism in Everyday Life**

1. **Life Events:**

   - **Milestones:** The number 108 can symbolize significant milestones or accomplishments in one’s spiritual or personal journey.

### **Conclusion**

The number 108 is revered across cultures and disciplines for its representation of completeness, wholeness, and spiritual significance. Whether in religious practices, astronomical observations, or cultural traditions, 108 serves as a powerful symbol connecting the physical and spiritual realms.

### **Join Us**

Celebrate the sacredness of 108 with us in an event dedicated to honoring the sun and the summer solstice. Together, we will perform 108 Sun Salutations to align our energies and embrace the transformative power of this sacred number. 🌞✨

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