The number “eight” is considered a symbol of perfection and completeness in world culture. The traditional ideas about the perfect man in Kazakh culture are expressed in a great idiom – “Segiz Qyrly, bir syrly”, which in semantic translation means “Eight faces – a single essence”. Kazakhs usually say this about a talented person – a craftsman, akyn, musician, baqsy, etc.
The number “Eight” is a symbol of knowledge/achievement of the essence of Tengrian spiritual teachings in different spheres, it is expressed in the possession of eight talents, eight elements, eight matters, etc. Eight – gradual, thorny path to a single peak of the world mountain in the universe – the highest point of spiritual development of the Tengrian man.