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 »

Argentine Jew walks into Indian villages

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With the blessings and guidance of Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Krishnananda from Rumania and me traveled to villages of Andhra Pradesh to put a smile on people’s face. Well, when we arrived, we found that the villagers were already smiling! The village folks live a simple life in a beautiful harmony with Nature–something rare… Read more »

Sri Sri on Ashta Lakshmi

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Diwali, the festival of lights is here with its message of celebrating the victory of good over evil, light over darkness and knowledge over ignorance. As Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar says, “Diwali is essentially celebrated to lit the light of wisdom in every heart, the light of life in every home and bring a… Read more »

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in Muzaffarnagar

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Muzaffarnagar embraces Sri Sri’s call for patience & faith Amidst political opportunism and vote-bank calculations, the only thing the victims of the recent communal riot in Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh are longing for is the healing touch and a message of peace. And that was exactly what spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar delivered during his… Read more »

Why do we need to meditate: Sri Sri

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Sri Sri Ravi Shankar elaborates on what is the need of meditation in today’s modern life. WHAT IS MEDITATION Settling the surface mind is meditation. Living in the present is meditation. Relaxing deeply is meditation. When you are really happy, reposing in love, you are meditating. Meditation is that space when the thoughts have subsided,… Read more »

AOL volunteers risk lives to serve Uttarakhand

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Monday, Jul 29, 2013, 10:41 IST | Agency: IANS Shashank Paliwal, an electrical engineer from Dehradun, was frantically hunting for a job when the June disaster happened. He rushed to the hills after seeing the distraught crying on TVs. As nature unleashed death and misery in Uttarakhand, scores of youths from across India rushed to… Read more »

Guru Purnima 2013 with Sri Sri

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Extracts of Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s Guru Purnima message on 22 July 2013 at International Art of Living Center, Canada : Once upon a time, a Guru was giving darshan to a congregation. People were coming and bowing down, seeking blessings. Gurudev was silent most of the time and when somebody would come and… Read more »

Uttarakhand – Ministering to the distressed

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Nature’s vehemence left a swathe of disaster in Uttarakhand. While most of the country was dazed and shaken, gazing helplessly at the images on their TV sets or newspaper, there were some who dived into action. Neeraj Kohli was one of those who decided that he just could not sit and stare or commiserate while… Read more »