My Dad – a brave man

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Expression can be flawed, not Love During my childhood, I used to never like my father for many reasons. He was a perfectionist and would find faults in everything I did. He used to scold me a lot and I was always afraid of him. We did not really get to spend much time with… Read more »

The Guru found me. And how!

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It was the spring of 2006 in Chicago. I was in the office going about my usual work but was not at ease with myself. I knew something was wrong with my head. By afternoon the headache got worse and made me feel drowsy. I took a walk down to my apartment opposite to the… Read more »

I found my shelter

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I was repeating my Waves of Happiness (also known as Art of Living Part 1 course) in Chicago during the winter of 2007. The teacher gave each course participant Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s picture with a message. I got a nice picture which said – “The only thing you must remember is how fortunate… Read more »

Uttarakhand crisis: A salute to humanness

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The Volunteers of Art of Living are playing a small but significant part in making a proud reaffirmation of India’s resilience and humanness in the humanitarian operations in Uttarakhand What’s standing tall amidst the ruins of Uttarakhand is the resilience of India. Battling all odds and the depressive atmosphere, humanness, which is the hallmark of… Read more »

Foodprint to Footprint

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Water And Food June to September are the months when South and South East Asia get their monsoon rains. The word “monsoon” comes from the Arabic word, “Mawsin”, meaning weather, which is why we have the word “Mausam” in Hindi for weather. Here, the weather turns to rainy season. It is the rain that gives us Pushkaram,… Read more »

Kumudvathi River revival plan

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On 8th June 2013, thousands of citizens enthusiastically joined ‘Walk and talk’ led by Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar inspiring Bangaloreans to come forward and solve the water woes of the city by rejuvenating river Kumudvathi. The Art of Living is leading this peoples’ project to rejuvenate the watershed of the Kumudvathi River, a… Read more »

I DID NOT PAY BRIBE

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When the India Against Corruption movement started with blessings from Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar ji, and we all took an oath not to give bribe, little did I realize that very soon my noble resolve would be put to test. The place was the property registration office, Mylapore, Chennai. The occasion was to formalize… Read more »

Albert Einstein real life stories

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One day during a speaking tour, Albert Einstein’s driver, who often sat at the back of the hall during his lectures, remarked that he could probably give the lecture himself, having heard it so many times. Sure enough, at the next stop on the tour, Einstein and the driver switched places, with Einstein sitting at… Read more »