Kaamana Habba – Holi in Karnataka

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Kaamana Habba, as children  that is how we knew Holi that falls on full Moonday in phallgun. Growing up in Mysore, I did not know there was anything called Holi. Kaamana Habba was celebrated in an unique way in Mysore. Custom had it that boys should ‘steal’ logs and cow dung cakes from neighbours during… Read more »

Narada Bhakti Sutras

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The Narada Bhakti Sutras (aphorisms of Divine Love) were first expounded by Devarishi Narada, thousands of years ago, on request from Maharishi Ved Vyas in Badrikashrama. Maharishi Ved Vyas asked Narada, “Man seeks freedom. This seeking without devotion is dry. Many paths lead to freedom but they have importance only in so far as they… Read more »

Mahabharata for a Yogi

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Everyone in the world is seeking same thing – Inner Peace and Joy. Mahabharata, the greatest epic in Indian history, actually happens in the life of every Yogi. Life of a Yogi without Bhagavad Gita is incomplete. Why is Mahabharata and Bhagavad Gita so important for a yogi? First let us see who is a… Read more »

Ragi ball for health and strength

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Art of Living founder Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar ji often talks about how villagers in Karnataka stay healthy and strong by consuming a millet called ragi. In His discourse on Ashtavakra Geetha, episode ‘You are not the Doer‘, he tells us of the strength one gets from eating ragi balls. And some of us… Read more »

China Mongolia tour with Sri Sri

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Join SPIRITUAL TOUR with PARAM POOJYA SRI SRI RAVI SHANKAR JI to ancient civilizations of China and Mongolia from May 17-24. Limited seats only. Contact 9886129545, 8130071772

Art of Living: My Inward Journey

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Art of Living? A rich man’s world? Make believe – whose founder Sri Sri Ravi Shanakar had many colours –– this was the perception of a female single, heading the southern secretariat of a large reputed Organization. The year was circa 2002-2003, when she first saw Gurudev, after her sister had done the widely acclaimed… Read more »

Rama Setu: Engineering marvel of 5076 BCE

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The Government of India has decided to go ahead with the destruction of Rama Setu, the oldest man-made bridge of our civilization, a civil engineering marvel of 5076 BCE. This bridge is believed to have been built by Rama and His team. Only if Rama is historical could Rama Setu be man-made. If the bridge is… Read more »

Shakti Kriya with Sri Sri

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On Monday the 17th of December 2012, my husband and I hit a jackpot! We had just come out of Rudra Puja and were having breakfast in the Annapoorna Dining Hall at Art of Living International Ashram  when Naga Nandini ji, a senior Art of Living teacher from Mysore, bumped into us and said, “let’s hurry…. Read more »

Shivratri 2013 with Sri Sri – Fond memories

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Video of Shivratri 2013 with Sri Sri Fond memories of welcoming and honouring of 252 venerable deities of Bangalore and surrounding villages at the upcoming open air amphi theatre – Guru Padukavanam at Art of Living International Ashram, Bangalore Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar ji at yagnashala giving the new Sudarshan Kriya to over 20,000… Read more »

Shivratri Special Peeks of Guru Padukavanam

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This Shivratri all eyes are set on the unveiling of the Phase 1 of the breath-takingly beautiful amphi-theatre at Art of Living Bangalore Ashram – THE GURU PADUKAVANAM.       The Guru Paduka Vanam is designed in the shape an open amphi theatre in the shape of Gurudev’s Paduka with a capacity to accommodate two… Read more »