And my vote goes to …

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And my vote goes to …. Definitely a leader and not a party, because we have seen that the party becomes more important than the people or the country. Even though organizations are impersonal, the do tend to acquire the characteristics of the leader at the top, whether it is Apple Inc. or the Indian… Read more »

Savitri – a tale of harmony

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What a blessing to be born a woman! Especially when we have a spiritual Master like Sri Sri to  guide  us  in harnessing our innate virtues, the process  of evolution to perfection becomes a cake  walk!  As I keep repeating, a woman’s life is a music of many leaves. Idealists by nature, we women know… Read more »

Significance of Ganesha

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Right from my childhood I was always fascinated by the elephant headed deity “Lord Ganesha”. Whenever I saw a Ganesha idol or picture, I would wonder why he has an elephant head? I found the story of birth of Lord Ganesha also very intriguing. The story goes like this – One time, Lord Shiva’s consort,… Read more »

बैँक लूट

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एक बैँक लूट के दौरान लुटेरों के मुखिया ने चेतावनी देते हुए कहा ये पैसा देश का है और जान आपकी अपनी, सब लोग लेट जाओ तूरंत … क्विक सब लोग लेट गये ! [इसे कहते हैँ – ‘Mind Changing Concept’] लुटेरों का एक साथी जो कि MBA किये हुआ था, उसने कहा कि पैसे… Read more »

Volunteer for prosperous Nepal

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A few months back, I spent a couple of months in Nepal giving Art of Living programs and implementing service projects in areas of education, de addiction and prisoner rehabilitation. This was my first visit to Nepal, and truly a momentous one. Nepal has one of the most ancient cultures on this planet. Through all the… Read more »

Art of Living elephant plays Harmonica

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One of the most beautiful sights at Art of Living International Ashram Bangalore is to see the graceful young Indrani gaily moving around the green campus on her daily morning walks. The tinkling bells round her neck signal her coming before one actually gets to see her upclose. Indrani is the second largest resident at… 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 »

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 »

Art of Living with one’s own mind

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Usually we think of scientists as people narrowly focused on their specialities. What would a scientist have to do with spirituality? Well, one of the greatest physicists since Einstein, the famous Richard Feynman was fascinated by the workings of the mind and experimented with different meditation techniques. His experience with hypnosis and the power of belief… Read more »