Sunday Wisdom

Why do you give importance to the people who ridicule you?

“If birds sing without worrying about who is listening to them, and monkeys dance without worrying about who is watching them, and hyenas laugh without worrying about who is mocking them, then you too must do what you do best without worrying about who is ridiculing you.”
Matshona Dhliwayo

And 3 wise Monkey advice?

“Don’t see everyone’s flaws, always look for the good in people

Don’t listen to everything you’re told-not everything is true

Don’t speak if it is not kind-only speak words of kindness”   Unknown

Monkeys are superior to men in this: when a monkey looks into a mirror, he sees a monkey. Malcolm de Chazal

Do you know International Monkey Day is celebrated on December 14 every year?

Fun facts about monkeys

  • Monkeys are found all over the world and approximately over 260 species are identified. The only places on the Earth they are not found are Australia and Antarctica.
  • The Pygmy Marmoset monkey weighs just a few ounces(120gms), while the male Mandrill monkey can weigh up to 80 pounds(35 Kgs).
  • Monkeys live in groups as troops or tribes.
  • Not all primates are monkeys. Apes have a larger brain and no tail while monkeys have a tail.
  • Barbary macaques are the only one species of a wild monkey in Europe.
  • Howler monkeys are the loudest.
  • For a Hindu-‘Hanuman’ is a is a Human-like Monkey God and divine companion of Lord Ram. Hanuman is one of the central characters in the Hindu Epic Ramayana.

Thank you.

Namaste 🙏🙏🙏

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