Three villages shimmer in the gloom of Assam Riots

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The recent spate of large-scale riots in Assam, according to conservative estimates, has claimed 58 lives and rendered 400,000 people homeless in various districts of the north eastern state. We, as members of the Art of Living Family, and believers in the principle of One World Family, extend our sincere sympathies to the families and loved ones… Read more »

How genuine is Sri Sri

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I was born in a family that follows Jainism. Hence the first time I heard of The Art of Living and saw the picture of a saint, I wondered, “How genuine is Sri Sri?” After a few more proddings from my doctor who was strongly recommending the Art of Living Program to me, I enrolled… Read more »

Yoga in Islam : A form of ibaadat (prayer)

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Rajaque Rahman, a Practising Muslim talks about how blinkered interpretation of what’s permitted and forbidden in Islam is making the Muslim world hesitant to take advantage of universal healers like yoga and meditation. Even as I was persuading a group of Muslim elders in Itanagar — the capital city of eastern-most Indian state of Arunachal… Read more »

Simply irresistible YOU !

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A few years back, a young guy of about 30 years came to meet me at my office. He was an Art of Living teacher and I had absolutely no interest in spirituality back then. But the moment I met him, I knew instinctively that I wanted to be a part of Art of Living. He… Read more »

The Art of Living : Keeping the Faith

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Sharing a part of my lifestory… written a couple of years ago on my personal blog…. 🙂 I was 12 or 13 years old when I was gifted a book called ‘ The Art of Living’ on Vipassana Meditation by William Hart. I had already done the Transcendental Meditation course and as children my age… Read more »

From Almost to Heaven – a Boon(e)

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Almost heaven, Blue Ridge Mountains, Shenandoah River, Country Roads, Take me home, To the place I belong… As a youngster who grew up in Bangalore humming the classic country music of late John Denver, little did I know I would actually have a home in the Blue Ridge Mountains. The mountains of West Virginia were “Almost… Read more »

pArt of Living !

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Someone, in a random conversation about life, recently wrote to me on twitter asking how my activities and sadhana at Art Of Living were going on. I quipped “that’s pArt Of Living. Like BREATHING”. This write-up is a ‘leap’ from now to then. The many in-betweens, you ask? That’s for later. Pre-February 2005 Art Of Living, Sri… Read more »

Art of Living courses around the World

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Click on the links listed below to know about the upcoming Art of Living Courses around the World Art of Living International Centre  Canada Art of Living Canada Art of Living Los Angeles Art of Living San Francisco Bay Area  Art of Living Atlanta Art of Living San Jose Art of Living  Philippines Art of Living UK Art of Living Ireland Art of… Read more »

Upcoming courses announced in India

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Click on the links listed below to know about the upcoming Art of Living Courses in India Art of Living International Centre Bangalore  Art of Living Bangalore Art of Living Pune Art of Living Coimbatore Art of Living Chennai Art of Living Mumbai Art of Living Ahmedabad  Art of Living Trichy Art of Living North… Read more »

Keep Smiling :-)

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Administrator(s)! I hope you have just got out of your meditation after Kriya – and highest state of “accept (and approve) the blog as it is…” I start with an answer to a question a whole lot of my friends (surprised at how I suddenly changed since 1998) – Why so spiritual and amidst a… Read more »