Sri Sri at Kumbh Mela 2013

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Fond memories of Allahabad Maha Kumb Mela 2013 on Feb 12-12-14th in presence of Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Meeting with saints: The Allahabad Maha Kumbh Mela was visited by saints from all over India. During his three-day visit, Sri Sri met many of them including Swami Avdheshanand Giri, Puri Shankaracharya, Chidanand Muni, Pragyachakshu Swamiji, heads… Read more »

Hangout on 26 Jan 2013

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Those were the bohemian days. Bindaas 5 years of (pre-university & under-grad) college – spent without an iota of pressure or studies 😉 Being rebellious was very much in. And so was Sri Sri (but it took a while to realize that!) Having studied in a “liberal”, “hep”, one of the best colleges in Bangalore… 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 »

But I don’t want to meditate!

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I used to play tennis as a kid. If somebody decides to train seriously hard in the game, it’s because they have a dream – they want to win Wimbledon or become world No. 1 or, as in my sister’s case, they just don’t like school. Likewise, if you devote hours strumming a guitar, its… Read more »

Art of Living, Delhi Police train delinquents

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The Art of Living has launched a revolutionary initiative called Project Utthan, inspired by the vision of its founder, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to create a violence-free and crime-free society. Project Utthan is an initiative to create model districts in East Delhi. As part of the multi-pronged programme, 1000 frequent offenders, enlisted in 16 police stations of… Read more »

ABC of decluttering

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How often do we hang on to unwanted junk just in case we might need it someday in future? And that day might never come! As a result, we keep on accumulating clutter that isn’t absolutely essential, that we don’t love and use often. Decluttering is needed at all levels to move on. Perhaps that’s… Read more »

About The Art of Living And Behind The Scenes

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On any given day, thousands are present in satsang at the Bangalore Ashram. Many years ago, it was just a few hundreds.On one such day after the satsang, Sri Sri began moving through the crowd and distributing sweets. A little boy crept through the crowd and made it all the way to Sri Sri and… Read more »