Soul Play

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The sacred river Ganges flows through the doorsteps of Rishikesh, one of the ancient holy places in India. And when she sees man violating nature, she gives a polite but firm reminder, raising her flow with fury. I happened to be there in 2008 to prepare for a Yoga Teachers’ Training Program. I reached very… Read more »

2016: When the world visits India

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The best half of the year 2016, is going to be in March when the world comes visiting India. People from around the world will be marching miles with loads of smiles and celebrations to look forward to, at the World Culture Festival (WCF) to be hosted by the Art of Living in New Delhi…. Read more »

The Day Sri Sri went to meet LTTE’s Prabakaran

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Exactly eight years ago, the early morning of September 21st 2006 was very eerie for me in Colombo, Sri Lanka. There was that beautiful silence in the air but a whole lot of expectations were storming my mind. It was the International Day of Peace. And the war between the Government of Sri Lanka and… Read more »

Nothing like the dhoti !!

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A few weeks ago as I was getting off the Delhi train at the Chennai railway station in my white dhoti (called as `veshti` in Tamil Nadu) with a light yellow border when two young men generously and forthrightly complimented me for supporting the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa. Little did I realize that… Read more »

Guru of youth – not even a click away

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It is  the magic of delivering ancient wisdom in a modern template that makes Guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar the most inspiring role-model for youth of today We live in a fast-paced world where faith and doubt collide quite frequently. Where stress and anxiety is increasing at an alarmingly rapid rate… Where violence, drugs and… Read more »

Dont say I didn’t tell you to join Face2Face on June 23

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Face2Face with Sri Sri Well-being experts often say that one should have a hobby. It makes us happier and more creative. Today, meditation is one of the most keenly practiced and popular hobby of the youth across many continents. And to be precise, it is Sri Sri Ravi Shankar`s brand of meditation that I am talking of…. Read more »

Sri Sri brings dignity to social activism

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Sunday the 3rd of February 2013 will be long cherished in the history of social activism for several reasons. The world witnessed a new order in social activism on that day. Peaceful and musical yet strident and meaningful.  The occasion was the launch of the Volunteer for a better India (VBI) movement at the Ramlila grounds by Sri… Read more »

Let spiritual people take the bull by the horns

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As I pen my thoughts inspiration engulfs me again and again on the clarion call given by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to Volunteer for a better India. Hundreds are lapping it up. India`s youth line-up to sign-up. For it’s the call of a spiritual man. Peaceful at its very foundation. Non-violent at its peak. Devoid of… Read more »

Volunteer for a better India, it makes sense

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We, the intellectual, the elite and the convent educated may just like others be sometimes clouded with doubt and cynicism on many issues that confront our nation. Its either an attitude of `who cares` or `so what`s new` or `what are we going to get out of it` or `why should I be bothered`. This… Read more »