Do it NOW : A child knew it long before NIKE

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As we celebrate Children’s Day in India today, let’s salute a precious quality that makes a child a child. Their ability to live in the present moment without any effort! This is one quality which all adults desperately want to emulate. We tend to postpone while a child wants it NOW The one who postpones… Read more »

Sri Sri and Mr Cobra

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Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar ji loves going out for morning walks. Back in 2006, it was a regular feature. Everyday during the walk a snake used to cross his path; As if it was a daily ritual, the glimmering reptile  would wait for Sri Sri and slither away after seeing him walk by. He… Read more »

Art of Living Eats: DATES (KHAJOOR) CAKE

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DATES (KHAJOOR) CAKE Ingredients 1 cup de-seeded dates (khajoor) 2 teacups refined flour (maida) 1 cup sugar ½ cup refined oil 1 cup milk ¼ cup thick curds 2 level teaspoons cooking soda I tsp. vanilla essence Rosted walnuts and chocolate syrup Method: • Sieve the flour and soda together and keep aside. • Place… Read more »

Art of Living Eats : CHOCO – VANILLA PUDDING

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If you are in the mood for something sweet, it is the right mood to be in. Grab your apron, and let’s begin to prepare the most delicious savories of all times. CHOCO – VANILLA PUDDING Ingredients 8 slices of bread 4 tablespoons drinking chocolate or cocoa 1 teaspoon coffee powder 3 tablespoons powdered sugar… Read more »

Four Years Away

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Four years back, these days (4-9Nov 2008) I was attending my 1st YES!+ course. It was my first official encounter with Sri Sri. Here is something straight from my heart about YES!+ and its MAGIC on me. For me YES!+ is different … 🙂 Eyes are the same,but vision is different .. 🙂 words are… Read more »

Art of Living Tribal schools in Jharkhand

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THE BEGINNING In 1999, Shri Brij Bhushan Chawla was blessed by H H Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, the founder of the Art of Living, to start tribal schools in Jharkhand, one of the most backward states of India. Today, Art of Living is running ten tribal schools in Ghatsila Block and twenty more in the… Read more »


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Thanks to technology life in kitchen is easy and savouries can be turned out in a jiffy. Let us get set cooking with some delicious vegetarian starter recipes! OPEN TOASTED SANDWICH Ingredients 6 pieces whole wheat bread One cup yoghurt cream One cup grated vegetables (carrot, beetroot, cauliflower or any vegetable of your choice) One… Read more »

Music, Navratri & Sri Sri

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Music, to put in a gross way, is a group of musical notes of different frequencies or pitch arranged in a particular pattern and rhythm. However, this gross description is incomplete as it is limited only to the subjective aspect of music. In reality, music is a means of finding the Self. The purpose of… Read more »

Navratri: The Sri Sri connection

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As a kid, Navratri  was a welcome relief to the reluctant student in me, it being the only day in the calendar, when even parents encouraged us to not study! Beyond that heavenly relief, I never understood or even cared to figure out, what the celebrations were about! To confess, for a long time, I even… Read more »

Learning Art of Living at Railway Station

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Do you remember the first time you went to the railway station? I still remember the day when I went to a small railway station with a friend who said it was fun to just hang around at a station. Unbelievable now, but then I was crazy enough to nod my agreement, remembering all the… Read more »