When Sri Sri met Indira Gandhi

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Throughout human history, many saints, prophets and visionaries have demonstrated an ability to foresee the future. While their lives attest to the fact that the power to sense and know amplifies substantially with evolution of consciousness, strangely, premonitions mostly make sense only in hindsight. Most premonitions do not make sense when they are first revealed…. Read more »

Sri Sri and 3 trucks of sweets

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Gurudev was sitting in Ganga Kutir after a light dinner of fruits. Some of us had an opportunity to be with him that evening. He told Dinesh and Vijay to prepare a couple of fruit baskets to be presented to saints next day at the Sant Sammelan in Belgaum, where all the prominent saints of… Read more »

N E Exodus: Art of Living Ashram turns a safe haven

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The mass exodus of thousands of north-eastern people from various parts of India, coming on the heels of Assam riots and consequent displacement of hundreds of thousands of families, is a huge blot on the country. It is time to rally around our North Eastern brethren and open up our hearts and homes to assure… Read more »

Ex guerillas get a new life with Art of Living

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The 250 calm faces, deeply immersed in meditation, belie the fact that everyone in this group belonged to armed militancy that has claimed thousands of lives in the North East of India.  An amazing transformation is unfolding currently at the Art of Living International Centre in Bangalore where over 250 surrendered militants from Assam, belonging… Read more »

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 »

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 »