Volunteer for what was it, again?

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When Sri Sri Ravi Shankar launched Volunteer for a Better India, many people asked, “So what is it for? It’s a good idea broadly, sure, but what is it specifically about?” This question dwelt in their minds, and there were some very sincere attempts at finding out answers through discussions. But everybody had their own… Read more »

Vote for a Better India

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I vote for a better India  In our country the real meaning and context of the word ‘Politics’ is completely lost. We think that ‘Politics’ is something dirty and ‘Politician’ is someone who plays this dirty game. The word ‘Politics’ comes from the Greek word ‘politikos’ meaning – “of, for, or relating to citizens”. It… Read more »

Women, stories and harmony

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As I said in my earlier post, a woman’ s life is a music of many leaves. Unless orchestrated and fine tuned perfectly, her life can emanate discordant notes instead of soulful music.. In a talk about ‘role of a mother’, Sri Sri explains the concept of Ardhanarishwara. “Our ancient wisdom has given equal importance… Read more »

Woman knows the art of balance

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A woman’s life is a music of many leaves. I have always loved being a woman. The word woman also contains man. Have you ever thought of it? Even I had not, till this moment. Wo  Man. Yes, we have the traits of both genders, perfectly balanced and utilized as the situation demands. Sthree shakti… Read more »

Uttarakhand crisis: A salute to humanness

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The Volunteers of Art of Living are playing a small but significant part in making a proud reaffirmation of India’s resilience and humanness in the humanitarian operations in Uttarakhand What’s standing tall amidst the ruins of Uttarakhand is the resilience of India. Battling all odds and the depressive atmosphere, humanness, which is the hallmark of… Read more »

Foodprint to Footprint

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Water And Food June to September are the months when South and South East Asia get their monsoon rains. The word “monsoon” comes from the Arabic word, “Mawsin”, meaning weather, which is why we have the word “Mausam” in Hindi for weather. Here, the weather turns to rainy season. It is the rain that gives us Pushkaram,… Read more »

Kumudvathi River revival plan

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On 8th June 2013, thousands of citizens enthusiastically joined ‘Walk and talk’ led by Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar inspiring Bangaloreans to come forward and solve the water woes of the city by rejuvenating river Kumudvathi. The Art of Living is leading this peoples’ project to rejuvenate the watershed of the Kumudvathi River, a… Read more »

Woman is the heart of society

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Do you remember the comfort you felt as your mum rocked you to sleep? Your exuberance at seeing a rainbow? The thrill of playing a prank on your brother? The class room tales which you could only share with your best friend, as you both sat in the last bench, huddled over a History text… Read more »