Properties of the number 54
According to Maspero, it is one the astronomical coordinate of Lo-Yang, the old imperial capital - 108 divided by two, the other being 36.
The 54 small treatises of the writings of Plotin, such as they were transmitted by his disciples.
Number of grains that can have the Chinese rosary originating from the Buddhist.
The Pentateuch (Torah) is divided into fifty four (54) weekly sections, called Paracha or Sidra by the Jews. The Paracha is read in the synagogue during the morning office of the Chabbat.
The 54 volumes that compose the Tripitaka of Buddhism.
One tells that in "Atlantic City" city (Virginia) the Maffia has the control of the games and the casino. All the personnel of the casino, from the sweeper to the director, is registers to the syndic of the Mafia and wears the number 54, their symbol number hang to their clothing.
The word wisdom is used 54 times in the NT, and the word orphan and the name of Mary, 54 times in the Bible.
Last modification: December 19, 1998