Significance of numbers in your mala beads

WHY DO I NEED 108 BEADS IN MY MALA?When I first started meditating I shopped for a set of prayer beads.  It was a fun and personal process, but I quickly realized there was so many options when purchasing a mala.  What are the numbers?  How many beads do I need?   108.  There are many reasons why it's significant. Although one reason isn't more true than the other, consi…