Properties of the number 18000
Symbolize an indefinite period, according to the Chinese tradition.
It is the number of years to the end of which the egg-chaos (the chaos having the appearance of an egg of chicken) opened letting escape the heavy elements forming the earth (Yin) and light elements forming the sky (Yang) according to the Chinese tradition. P'an Kou measured the distance between the sky and the earth 18000 years after the blossoming of the egg-chaos.
According to the Talmudic aggada, 18000 worlds would exist simultaneously in the universe.
The number 18000 is used 7 times in the Bible.
Last modification: December 19, 1998