Do You Know?

1.Our D N A is surprisingly similar to D N A

of mice and monkeys.(98-99%).

2.Kri=action;Ya=awareness. Kriya= action

through awareness.

3.Smokers have more facial wrinkles.Toxins

in cigarette smoke restrict blood flow to the

skin and destroys the protein that gives skin

its elasticity. The end result is wrinkles.

4.Royal Society was founded at Gresham college,

London on 28 November 1660. It fulfills a number

of roles promoting science and fostering global

co-operation, education and public engagement.

It promotes excellence in science through its

Fellowship and Foreign membership.The society’s

activities include funding of leading researchers

and publishing scientific journals.

The society is governed by its council which is

chaired by the society’s President. There are 1600

basic members of the society. They are royal fellows,

honorary fellows and foreign members.The current

president of the Royal Society is Venkatraman

Ramakrishnan.

5.The Lions Club International was founded on June 7,

1917 with the motto-”We Serve”.It is an international

secular non-political service organization, founded by

Melvin Jones. As of April 2015, it had over 46,000 local

clubs and more than 1.4 million members in over 200

countries around the world.Headquartered in Oak Brook,

Illionois, United States, the organization aims to meet

the needs of communities on a local and global scale.

6.Man=mind;Tra=liberate.

”Mantra” liberates the mind from all types of  bondages.

Mantra helps the scattered mind  to achieve a state of one

mindedness absorbing the idea of cosmic super conciousness

that carries within the mantra itself.

7.In Nepal,Mt. Everest is called Sagarmatha. In Tibet,

”Chomolangma”(Mother of the Universe).Till 1865,

simply ”Peak XV”.From 1865, named Mt.Everest by

Sir Andrew Waugh, the British surveyor general of India.

The mountain was named after Sir George Everest, his

predecessor.Accurate height of the mountain is 8844.43 meters,

as announced by China’s State Bureau of Surveying and

Mapping.Everest’s new height is based on the highest

point of actual rock and not on the snow and ice that sits

on the top of that rock on the summit.

Source:Collection.

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