What is the significance of Number 9 in Hindu mythology?
Even that every important numbers when summed up ends to a number 9.
Example#1: the life span of four yugas from this link
- Krita or Satya-yuga is 1,440,000 human years (sum of digits is 9)
- Treta-yuga is 1,080,000 human years (sum of digits is 9)
- Dvapara-yuga is 720,000 human years (sum of digits is 9)
- Kali-yuga is 360,000 human years (sum of digits is 9)
Example#2: "Nava grahas" - Nine planets in Hindu mythology.
Example#3: Navratri - lasts nine days.
Example#4: There are 9 Purans, 108 MahaPuran (Upnishads).Mahabharat has 18 chapters (batter lasted for 18 days), Geeta has 18 chapters, Bhagavat has 108000 Shloks (verses)
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PS: There might be some nonsense in the above reference links but they are just only to support my question.