# The Number 84: Properties and Meanings

Prime Factors of

**84**=

2x

2x

3x

7.

**84** can be

Partitioned 43 times with each term no larger than

2.

**84** can be

Partitioned 631 times with each term no larger than

3.

**84** is a

29-gonal Number.

**84** is a

Tetrahedral Number.

**84** is an

Abundant Number.

**84** is the maximal number of regions into which space can be divided by

7 Spheres.

"The number

**84** is a "whole" or "perfect" number. Thus the eighty-four siddhas can be seen as archetypes representing the thousands of exemplars and adepts of the tantric way."

### The Year 84 AD

In the year

**84** AD: change of Jianchu era to Yuanhe era of the Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty.

In the year

**84** AD an envoy from the Kushans asking for marriage to a Han Chinese princess was refused.

In the year

**84** AD The Celtic tribes united under the leader Calgacus( The Swordsman), and were defeated by the Romans at the battle of Mons Graupius.