Shirodhara

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Certain ancient healing remedies advocated in Ayurveda have the communion of beauty and relaxation from deep within the body, and on the face and skin levels. One such technique is the Shirodhara.   Shirodhara is the process of running a fine stream of warm sesame oil on the “third eye” area of the forehead (eyebrow… Read more »

Eclipse: An Ancient Indian Perspective

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Recordings of eclipses are available in texts, temple inscriptions, copper plates and legends of the land. Through the times, we see continuity in the understanding and recording of eclipses.   Why were our ancients interested in eclipses? Why did they learn to predict eclipses? Dos and Donts surrounding eclipse We see there are many elaborate… Read more »

Guru Purnima Promise

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Guru Purnima – The day of the devotee to express gratitude, love and respect to the Guru and also to review our life and measure the spiritual growth from one Guru Purnima to another. How to express the inexpressible?! That is the question. However, I go with the ‘spontaneous flow of powerful feelings’ and offer… Read more »

Master key to Guru Purnima

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“A Guru does not simply stuff you with knowledge, but kindles life force in you; a Guru invokes intelligence in you,” these lines by Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar stand absolutely true for each one of us. We consider Guru Purnima to be a day of the Master, but in reality; it is a day… Read more »

The Joy of Kite Flying and Lessons of Life

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  Makar Shankranti or Uttarayan is marked with celebrations of different kind all across the country. Celebration happens when our life force is elevated or moves in the upward direction. In western parts of the country people wait for this day since months to enjoy kite flying. The whole humanity assembles on their roof tops and it’s a… Read more »

Sri Sri’s New Year message for 2014

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Sri Sri’s New Year message for 2014 The Grand New Year Celebrations with Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar at Art of Living German Ashram in Bad Antogast welcomed 2014 with bliss and wisdom. People from all parts of the world had gathered to be with master to herald the new year and bid adieu to 2013 Here are… Read more »