1.Om as the sound symbol of the Absolute, is called
Anahata(which means the uncreated word vibration)
not produced on account of friction while all other
vibrations are produced on account of friction. It is
self created, a total field of energy, neither blind nor
mechanical but profoundly intelligent. It is the blueprint
and the element of the universe. The cosmic sound as the
ocean of energetic vibrations, has infinite creative intelligence
and capability. Both mind and matter are diverse states
2.Rama means ”R”avanasya ”ma”ranam iti Rama.
Ravana means a mind that moves away from the nucleus of
all energy, drifting away by the centrifugal force, dissipating
mental energies in all ten directions. Ravana can be defeated/
destroyed only when one takes shelter in Rama. So ”One” under
whom Ravana automatically dies is ”Rama”.
Author:Shri Ananda Murthy,
3.The first nuclear scientist in the world was an Indian, says Kanad.
The name of Kanad, who studied about atomic particles, was being
taught in China and Russia. But in India, he was never mentioned
in any text books.
In the ancient times, India had 49 civilizations. The number however
decreased to just three.
The area of India in the past was around 76 lakh square kilometres.
However, that was reduced to a mere 31 lakh square kilometres,
due to foreign invasions.
4.Prophet Mohammad called Haj,”the supreme act of worship”.
While other acts of worship are about remembering God, Haj is
about reaching Him. When pilgrims stand before the Kabah, it is
as though they are standing before God Himself.
The 4,000 years old Kabah, a rectangular building , the focal point
of Haj, was built by Prophet Abraham. In a corner is the Black Stone
originally set, there by Prophet Abraham. It is the only relic of the
5. Titanic was the first ship to use the S.O.S.(international signal for
distress adopted in 1912)The ship struck the iceberg and sank in
April of that year.
6. Instead of spraying harmful insecticides and pesticides, go in for
mixed gardening, where one can inter-craft onion, garlic, mint, coriandar
or even marigold plants hich emit a very strong odour, that drives away
insects and pests.Alternatively you can use neem oil as pesticides or
select pest-resistant vaieties of seeds.
7.Denmark has the oldest flag which dates back to 13th century(1219)
8.Ostiches can run faster than horses and the male ostriches can
roar like lions.