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  Why 108
The number 108 has been chosen in these instances, and often forced upon rather unwilling sets as their cardinal number, because it was already a sacred number to begin with.
In that case, the angle of 108° has a unique property: the ratio between the straight line uniting two points at 108° from each other on a circle’s circumference (in effect one of the sides of a 10-pointed star) and the radius of that circle equals the Golden Section.
But of course, this doesn’t explain the status of 108, as the idea of subdividing the Zodiac this way apparently results from the awe in which 108 or 9 x 12 was already held.
koenraadelst.bharatvani.org /articles/misc/why108.html   (3902 words)

 Section 108 Study Group (Library of Congress)
The Section 108 Study Group is a select committee of copyright experts, convened by the Library of Congress, and charged with updating for the digital world the Copyright Act balance between the rights of creators and copyright owners and the needs of libraries and archives.
The purpose of the Section 108 Study Group is to conduct a reexamination of the exceptions and limitations applicable to libraries and archives under the Copyright Act, specifically in light of the changes wrought by digital media.
The group will study how Section 108 of the Copyright Act may need to be amended to address the relevant issues and concerns of libraries and archives, as well as creators and other copyright holders.
www.loc.gov /section108   (209 words)

 108 Beads on a Mala   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
However, you may notice that 108 appears to be somewhat like a road map of reality in general, and the human in particular.
Regardless of the meaning of 108, it is important that if a mala is used to count mantras, the mantra be remembered with sincerity, devotion, feeling, and full attention.
Smaller divisions: The number 108 is divided, such as in half, third, quarter, or twelfth, so that some malas have 54, 36, 27, or 9 beads.
www.swamij.com /108.htm   (1019 words)

 108 meaning
Time: Some say there are 108 feelings, with 36 related to the past, 36 related to the present, and 36 related to the future.
Numerical scale: The 1 of 108, and the 8 of 108, when added together equals 9, which is the number of the numerical scale, i.e.
When devotees recite 108 Hanuman Chalisas, in their minds they believe, they are proving their love for God, and that there is in fact a need to prove their love.
www.salagram.net /108meaning.html   (1695 words)

 Articles - 108 (number)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
108 is a number that is divisible by the value of its φ function, which is 36.
There are 108 free polyominoes of order 7.
A symbol of Siva among the Saivites, for Siva Nataraja dances his cosmic dance in 108 poses.
www.gaple.com /articles/108_(number)?mySession=98036545965938ca4ff68cea8e04bedf   (427 words)

 DECD: Section 108
When a Section 108 project provides assistance to for-profit enterprises, [Cite 24 CFR 570.703(i)(1) and (2)] and for some public facilities [Cite 24CFR 570.208(a)(4)(vi)(F)(2)] the locality, in conjunction with the state, must determine whether or not public funds should be used.
If Section 108 loan proceeds are to use to purchase an existing facility, a value estimate must be submitted indicating the present value of the land and building.
If Section 108 loan proceeds are to be used to purchase used machinery and equipment, an appraisal must be submitted indicating the fair market value and orderly liquidation value of the machinery and equipment.
www.ct.gov /ecd/cwp/view.asp?a=1098&q=249734   (5904 words)

 Daniel Lee "108 Windows"
Each toll of the bell reverberates through one of the 108 windows in the Buddhist underworld as a means of expressing its blessing to the entire 108 entities in the circle of reincarnation.
The Temple with 108 Windows reminds us of our past and asks where are we going.
"108 Windows" DV presentation had shown by Taipei Fine Art Museum at Palazzo delle Prigioni, Biennale of Venice 2003 and installed in the "Whitstable Biennale" 2004, in Kent, England.
www.daniellee.com /108w.htm   (187 words)

 element 108   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Element 108 - This element was first synthesized and identified in 1984 by the same G.S.I. Darmstadt group who first identified Elements 107 and 109.
The production of 265-108 in the same reaction as was used at G.S.I. was confirmed at Dubna with detection of the 7th member of the decay chain 253Es.
Isotopes of Element 108 were believed to decay by spontaneous fission, explaining why 109 was produced before 108.
www.speclab.com /elements/108.htm   (197 words)

 Westin's Stinson 108 Voyager Aviation Page
Stinson 108 Instrument Panel Page Shown are images of the Stinson 108 instrument panel as delivered from the factory, plus images of instrument panels installed in the field.
While the Stinson 108 is the subject aircraft, the process applies to almost all tube and fabric type light aircraft.
NX8563K A very unusual Stinson 108, a photo of this specific Stinson is shown in "The Stinsons" by John Underwood.
www.stinsonflyer.com /ac-0.htm   (3501 words)

 NETGEAR - Double 108 Mbps Wireless PC Card
Two 108 Mbps streams available to choose from, a 108 Mbps and a Double 108 Mbps
When used with a WGU624 Double 108 Mbps Wireless Firewall Router, you can access both a normal 108 Mbps network, as well as a private 108 Mbps network, free from interference by other neighboring wireless traffic.
One stream can be used for normal internet surfing, while the "Double 108" stream can be used as a special additional network for your premium applications.
www.netgear.com /products/details/WG511U.php   (309 words)

 Motorcycle Ride Highway 108 Sonora Pass, California
Highway 108 is the main highway in these parts up and over the hill to 395 so yes, you may have to compete with semi's, campers, and the old guy in the '72 pickup.
Hwy 4 to the north is a little narrow at the top, and Hwy 120 to the south rides through Yosemite National Park which is sort of a discouragement for commercial shipping.
Along with the endless antique and nick-nack shops- the main street is much like the majority of the towns along the Hwy 49 corridor up to Downieville.
www.pashnit.com /roads/cal/Highway108.htm   (1351 words)

 Stinson 108 Gallery
N4181C is one of the last Stinsons built and was among the aircraft that went to Piper when Stinson folded in 1948.
The HW-75's and later Model 10 and 10A's were the precursor to the Voyager 108 series.
Julio Natale from Argentina sent this photo of his Stinson 108, serial number 108-243, registration LV-NSM.
www.hangar9aeroworks.com /StinsonGallery/108gallery.html   (1070 words)

 108 Hassium
The discoverers of element 108 made this proposal in ordor to honor this German State, in which Darmstadt is located, because it provides a large part of the GSI-budget.
Some sources mention erroneously that element 108 is named after a person, in analogy to the other elements from 104 to 109.
The SMI Corporation found for its Periodic Table a Henri Hass, Swiss born Russian chemist known for work in thermodydamics.
www.vanderkrogt.net /elements/elem/hs.html   (337 words)

 Chapter 108 — Husband and Wife Relationship; Property Rights; Family Violence; Premarital Agreements
However, if there has been a legal separation, annulment or dissolution, the minor’s domicile shall be that of the parent to whom custody of the minor has been legally given.
      Note: 108.610 to 108.660 were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 108 or any series therein by legislative action.
Grants awarded through funding from the Criminal Fine and Assessment Public Safety Fund for domestic violence programs shall be used to support direct services, with no more than five percent of each grant to be spent for administration.
landru.leg.state.or.us /ors/108.html   (3951 words)

 NETGEAR - 108 Mbps Wireless Firewall Router
NETGEAR’s 108 Mbps Wireless Router (WGT624) is super-fast – up to 10x faster than 802.11b routers.
NETGEAR’s 108 Mbps Wireless Router is super-slick, too – its sleek, award-winning design will be a welcome addition to your home.
Veritest Report: NETGEAR 108 Mbps Wireless Router outperforms Linksys with Speedbooster.
www.netgear.com /products/details/WGT624.php   (684 words)

 KMLE Country 108
Listen to Dave Pratt in the Morning on KMLE Country 108 to win a trip to be there!
Vince Gill is coming to Dodge Theatre on November 6th and KMLE Country 108 is the ONLY place where you can win your tickets to the show!!
KMLE Country 108 will be on-site with some KMLEiscious prizes and Lisa Malay will be hosting the Parade of Costumes that night!!
www.kmle108.com   (415 words)

Suddenly, the count of prisoners dead in captivity is up to 108.
When I did my seven year hitch in the Navy, the gold standard for horrible, communist, totalitarian, non-Geneva convention deadly bastards who you never wanted to get captured by was the North Vietnamese.
Maybe someone would like to explain WTF that means.
roachblog.blogspot.com /2005_03_13_roachblog_archive.html   (819 words)

 Hassium 108   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Zunächst schossen die Wissenschaftler Ionen des Elements Magnesium auf einen Körper aus radioaktivem Curium-248.
Dies löste eine Fusionsreaktion aus, bei der Hassium-Atome mit jeweils 108 Protonen entstehen.
Diese superschweren Atome sind allerdings instabil und zerfallen nach nur wenigen Sekunden durch die Aussendung von Heliumkernen, so genannten Alphateilchen.
www.apsidium.com /elements/108.htm   (344 words)

 ©-=[:: HOT 108 JAMZ ::]=- THE INTERNET'S NEW #1 FOR HIP HOP AND R & B ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
That means if you've been wanting to hear something, this weekend you will.
Hot 108 Jamz awarding the Golden Pimp Cup of 2005 to the #1 High School Team Of The Week!
Hot 108 Jamz 5 years on the air 2000-2005 celebration happens on November 2, 2005.
www.hot108.com   (222 words)

 Westin's Stinson 108 Voyager Aviation Page
Stinson 108 Approved Type Certificate A-767 Type Certificate Data Sheets.
Stinson 108 Parts and Service Recommendations by Joe Dexter.
Stinson's for Rent and or FBO's who have a Stinson 108 for rent, or provide Stinson 108 flight instruction.
personalpages.tdstelme.net /~westin/ac-0.htm   (3501 words)

 CBS News | Report: 108 Died In U.S. Custody | March 16, 2005 11:30:03
(AP) At least 108 people have died in American custody in Iraq and Afghanistan, most of them violently, according to government data provided to The Associated Press.
Roughly a quarter of those deaths have been investigated as possible abuse by U.S. personnel.
The Pentagon has never provided comprehensive information on how many prisoners taken during the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have died, and the 108 figure is based on information supplied by Army, Navy and other government officials.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2005/03/16/terror/main680658.shtml   (426 words)

 ISO - International Organization for Standardization
Total number of published ISO standards related to the TC and its SCs:
Number of published ISO standards under the direct responsibility of the TC 108 Secretariat:
Joint TC 43/SC 1-TC 108 WG : Measurement of the acoustical transfer properties of resilient elements
www.iso.ch /iso/en/stdsdevelopment/tc/tclist/TechnicalCommitteeDetailPage.TechnicalCommitteeDetail?COMMID=3005   (226 words)

 Amazon.com: Video: Star Trek - Deep Space Nine, Episode 108: Rapture (1993)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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The idea that Benjamin Sisko (Avery Brooks) was the Emissary was an inconsistent element during the run of "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine," but Episode 108, "Rapture" (Written by L.J. Strom, Teleplay by Hans Beimler, Aired December 30, 1996) is one of the times that the idea was explored in some depth.
When the Cardassians return a painting of B'hala, Sisko is inspired to find the legendary lost city of Bajor.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000003K8Y?v=glance   (1700 words)

 Elizabeth Lee Designs: #108
Nursing Classics #108 has been an absolute favorite pattern with our customers!
The line, style and flexibility of this dress pattern have offered such a venue for creativity.
Check back to see some of these new photos and ideas!
www.elizabethlee.com /patterns/nc108.htm   (251 words)

 kids stories,math,games and singing activities
Visitors have the option to have this story read to them right off the web.
Read while you operate the Room 108 sound studio.
Learn to read 220 of the most common words.
www.netrover.com /~kingskid/108b.html   (727 words)

 Amazon.com: Video: Star Trek - The Next Generation, Episode 108: Unification, Part I (1987)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Amazon.com: Video: Star Trek - The Next Generation, Episode 108: Unification, Part I (1987)
I do not quite understand how Part I is Episode #108, whereas Part II is Episode #107 but, as Mr.
Spock often protested, humans can be quite illogical.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/6304294956?v=glance   (1872 words)

 Circulation -- Table of Contents (108 [11])
Circulation 2003 108: 1299 - 1301; published online before print September 2 2003, doi:10.1161/01.CIR.0000091253.71282.04
Circulation 2003 108: 1306 - 1309; published online before print August 25 2003, doi:10.1161/01.CIR.0000091234.45664.62
Circulation 2003 108: 1310 - 1315; published online before print August 25 2003, doi:10.1161/01.CIR.0000087602.91755.19
circ.ahajournals.org /content/vol108/issue11   (1116 words)

HIS 108 - HISTORY OF U.S. For help with Faragher's Out of Many textbook, click
To go on a tour of local historic sites as seen through the eyes of our students, click
Posted May 17, 1996; revised January 3, 1997, June 17, 2003
www.bluegrass.kctcs.edu /LCC/HIS/108/oldwelcome.html   (676 words)

 108 Names of Bhagavan Baba
GARLAND OF (Links updated fully upto Serial No 108)
Sourced from Garland of 108 Precious Gems by N Kasturi
108-gems.tripod.com /108/108.htm   (432 words)

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