Posts Tagged ‘Long life’

The secret is celibacy and lots of yoga says 120-year-old monk

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

A remarkably unlined 120-year-old monk says he is the oldest man to have ever lived puts his longevity down to no sex or spices, and daily yoga. The Hindu monk Swami Sivananda was born on August 8, 1896, according to his passport. If true, his life would have spanned three centuries. But despite his apparent Read more

Secrets for long, joyful life from nun aged 107

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Sister Candida Bellotti turned 107 years old on Thursday, and she is believed to be the oldest living nun in the world. Naturally, she has a thing or two to say about longevity and living well. Born in 1907 in Verona, Italy, Candida joined the Camillian nuns more than 80 years ago and has spent Read more

Living longer – more time to earn celestial pixie points

Friday, April 15th, 2011

A study is claiming that longer life expectancy is causing people to put off turning to religion because when life expectancies are high “time isn’t running out as fast on people’s chances to secure a place in heaven.” The study claims many religions and societies think a certain fixed amount of effort is required to buy Read more