9 x 12 (108)108 is an important symbolic number in India and in the Far East. As Kak has shown 108= 3x3x3x2x2). It is also 12 x 9. It is associated with the 108 Abodes of Vishnu, the 108 Names of Vishnu; and 108 pieces of Sati. The distance between the earth and sun is said to be 108 times x sun-diameter. The distance between the earth and moon = 108 times moon diameter Diameter of sun = 108 earth diameter.