Sri Sri on New Year Resolutions for 2013

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You think you are a part of this world, but actually, the world is a part of you. Therefore, you cannot be at peace when the world around you is in turmoil. When mid-life crisis begins prematurely in teenage years, society is rattled by violence and drug abuse; humanism appears utopian; joy, love and compassion… Read more »

Jai Gurudev works!

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Ramakrishna ji, a disciple of Sri Sri in Chikka Ballapur shared this incredible experience. One time, an elderly couple, who were in grief because their nephew had run away from home, met Ramkrishna ji. Being humorous by nature he wanted to lighten the situation. So he jokingly said, “Don’t worry. I have a mantra which… Read more »

Let spiritual people take the bull by the horns

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As I pen my thoughts inspiration engulfs me again and again on the clarion call given by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to Volunteer for a better India. Hundreds are lapping it up. India`s youth line-up to sign-up. For it’s the call of a spiritual man. Peaceful at its very foundation. Non-violent at its peak. Devoid of… Read more »

Volunteer for a better India, it makes sense

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We, the intellectual, the elite and the convent educated may just like others be sometimes clouded with doubt and cynicism on many issues that confront our nation. Its either an attitude of `who cares` or `so what`s new` or `what are we going to get out of it` or `why should I be bothered`. This… Read more »

Sri Sri and 3 trucks of sweets

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Gurudev was sitting in Ganga Kutir after a light dinner of fruits. Some of us had an opportunity to be with him that evening. He told Dinesh and Vijay to prepare a couple of fruit baskets to be presented to saints next day at the Sant Sammelan in Belgaum, where all the prominent saints of… Read more »

Want to meet Sri Sri? It is very easy…

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A Master is never out of reach for the one who seeks Him out sincerely! I was blessed to experience it first hand. It was Sri Sri Ravi Shankar2006. Art of Living Silver jubilee celebrations were around the corner. Bangalore Ashram had set up sort of Call Centre to attend to the enquiries that were… Read more »

Vegetarian Christmas Cake Recipe

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The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree — the presence of a happy family and  a mouth-watering spread of  a vegetarian Christmas menu. Chocolate Cake Ingredients 1 ½ cups whole wheat flour 1 cup sugar or organic turbinado sugar ½ cup carob chips 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1/3 cup… Read more »

Art of Living Seeker’s Puzzle

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Vani Rao lists a few perplexing puzzles that need to be solved to attain enlightenment! The good news is that the effort to solve the puzzle is good enough to set you on, even if you cant get the puzzle!!! 1. Brahman alone exists; nothing else exists. Brahman is not the doer. 2. THAT cannot… Read more »

Art of Living with Life of Pi

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What is life of Pi all about? When I watched the movie, I could co-relate my own life with the movie. In fact, it is the story of everybody’s life. We also go through so many storms throughout our life. What was it which came as the only knowledge to overcome all the obstacles? The… Read more »