Creating Rural Leaders in WestBengal through The Art of Living initiative ‘Ujjwal Bangla’

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Art of Living Heroes Ujjwal Bangla is The Art of Living’s endeavor towards providing holistic solutions to empower rural West Bengal towards independence and self sustenance. There are a number of The Art of Living volunteers who are pioneers  in this remarkable journey of transformation through development of a bevy of youth rural leaders and… Read more »


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Arup Da is a simple and sincere individual from one of the rural districts of West Bengal. He has devoted his life to social service and for the welfare of the ones in need. He is a living example of how a pure intention to serve can lead to the manifestation of a great success… Read more »

Happy Child Happy Chennai

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Childhood is the most precious time in our lives. It is the time when basic culture and values are nurtured and growth in the sphere of health, education, etc. takes place. Still there are many areas where children are being denied of basic facilities. One such area is the slums in Chennai where children are… Read more »

Youths in Maharashtra overcomes addictions

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Youths in Maharashtra overcomes addictions According to Hindu Mythology, during Amrit Manthan one of the 14 jewels that the ocean delivered was Varuni – The Goddess of Wine. Also smoking of Cannabis is known in India since 2000 B.C. Thus the use of alcohol and other such agents is not new in our country. According… Read more »

Project Pavitra – Reaching out to 2500 girls in 2 weeks

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Menstruation and menstrual hygiene has always been a silent topic in many parts of the world. This topic has been often considered as a taboo. Many people feel uncomfortable while discussing these topics and to a surprise most of them are females. Women spend about 6 to 7 years of their lives menstruating, as compared… Read more »

Lighting homes, lighting lives

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Chatargaon, a tribal village amidst the Darbhanga forest of Assam had barely seen light for years. The faint sunlight through thick tall groves was the only source of comfort till the project “Light a home” by the Art of Living enlivened the utterly simple lives of the villagers. With 60 households and a population of… Read more »

Rebuilding the lives through Prison Smart Program

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Both crime and criminal are treated as unpardonable in any society. Solitary confinement of criminals was thought to be an effective way to help offenders become penitent resulting in transformation. Hence, prison system emerged as the formal way of punishment and is being followed in India since Eighteenth Century. To bring about a real transformation… Read more »

A dose of Inspiration

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Let us celebrate the journey of these 500 women who have risen like a phoenix from the ashes. The story begins with six women starting to write their futures, and little did they know, they were set on the path to change life of several hundred others. They have given the gift of a self-sustaining… Read more »