Monthly Archives: October 2014

World of Religions

Top 10 Major Religions of the World

  1. Christianity – 2.1 billion – 33 %
  2. Islam – 1.3 billion – 20.1 %
  3. Hinduism – 851 million – 13.3 %
  4. Buddhism – 375 million – 5.9 %
  5. Sikhism – 25 million – 0.4 %
  6. Judaism – 15 million – 0.2 %
  7. Baha’ism – 7.5 million – 0.1 %
  8. Confucianism – 6.4 million – 0.1 %
  9. Jainism – 4.5 million – 0.1 %
  10. Shintoism – 2.8 million – 0.0 %

Religions of the World

Top 10 Religions

Religions Facts

World Religions        Religious Symbols and Meanings

Hindi Alphabet

How to read and write the Hindi script

Hindi is the national language of India. There are 22 official languages : Assamese – Bengali – Bodo – Dogri – Gujarati – Hndi – Kannada – Kashmiri – Konkani – Maithili – Malayalam – Manipuri – Marathi – Nepali – Oriya – Punjabi – Sanskrit – Santali – Sindhi – Tamil – Telugu – Urdu.

Hindi alphabet has 46 letters : 14 vowels (swar) and 32 consonants (vyanjan). It is written from left to right. Hindi language is first written in 4th century AD.

Hindi Vowels & Consonants

Hindi Alphabet

 

Hindi - Basic Hindi Vocabulary Words

Taj Mahal

Namaste Meaning

 

 

 

 

Ancient Greece History Timeline

What do you know about Greek History ?

Greece has a rich history that spans more than 3,000 years. The Greek famous landmarks are Parthenon and Acropolis of Athens. Statue of Zeus at Olympia and Colossus of Rhodes are two of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Greece is the birthplace of the Olympic Games, drama, tragedy and comedy. Some of the most famous and influential philosophers of all time are SocratesPlatoAristotle.

Acropolis, Athens, Greece

Timeline of Ancient Greece

Greek History Timeline 776 BC - 404 BC

Greece History Timeline

6 Greek Philosophers

Socrates - Plato - Aristotle

greece-parthenon

Seven Wonders of Nature 2014

7 wonders of Nature of the World 2014

  1. Amazon – Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Guyana, Suriname.
  2. Jeju Island – South Korea
  3. Halong Bay – Hanoi, Vietnam
  4. Iguacu Falls – Argentina and Brazil
  5. Puerto Princesa Underground River – Philippines
  6. Komodo Island – Indonesia
  7. Table Mountain – Cape Town, South Africa

Amazon Rainforest, Brazil

Amazon Rainforest - Brazil

Jeju Island, South Korea      Halong Bay, Vietnam

Iguazu Falls, Argentina      Puerto Princesa Underground River, Philippines

Iguazu Falls, on the border of Argentina and Brazil

Komodo Island, Indonesia      Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa

Human Body Arteries and Veins

What is the difference between Arteries and Veins ?

Arteries and Veins are the two types of blood vessels in the circulatory system of the body. Arteries carry the oxygenated blood away from the heart to the body. Veins carry the de-oxygenated blood back to the heart. The largest veins in the human body are the vena cava.The two primary circulatory loops in the human body is : the pulmonary circulation loop and the systemic circulation loop. The heart connects to the great blood vessels of the body – aorta – vena cava – pulmonarypulmonary veins.

Blood Circulation - Principal Veins and Arteries

Heart Structures

Arteries and Veins - Difference

Venous System Body

Arterial System Body

Circulation

Artery - Capillary - Vein