Learning Art of Living at Railway Station

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Do you remember the first time you went to the railway station? I still remember the day when I went to a small railway station with a friend who said it was fun to just hang around at a station. Unbelievable now, but then I was crazy enough to nod my agreement, remembering all the… Read more »

Delta Flight 15

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DELTA FLIGHT 15 From a retired Delta Employee. An interesting story about one flight during September 11th. Amazing Story of Delta Flight 15 Written by a flight attendant. “On the morning of Tuesday, September 11, we were about 5 hours out of Frankfurt, flying over the North Atlantic. All of a sudden the curtains parted… Read more »

Making life a music to the ears

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I love everything about good Hindi film music. The hummable tunes, the profound lyrics, the variety of instruments used, the legendary singers, the memorable picturisation!! I feel that Hindi music unites friends, families and communities. It’s hard to find an Indian anywhere in the world who doesn’t have a view on it. No celebration or… Read more »

The Parable of becoming extraordinary

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There is a difference between education and experience. Education is what you get from reading the small print. Experience is what you get from not reading it! But isn’t it true that great learning comes from both education and experience? Here is a parable: A young school teacher had a dream that an angel appeared… Read more »

The ingenuity of India’s sports facilities

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Changing one’s perspective is a tough yet satisfying experience. I personally find it a huge ‘Aha’ when I am able to see the same thing very differently, with just a touch of humour and acceptance. Ready to take a light walk down the humour lane with me to get a new perspective? Contrary to common perception,… Read more »

Inspirational Story Of The Boxer

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Going by the general mood on another one of my favourite blog sites, evident by a few blogs (very very gloomy of course and suicidal at times), I thought a nice inspirational story is in order. And mind you this is not a work of fiction but a true story which was unravelled on the… Read more »

How to Move from Lack to Contentment

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A glance at the news papers reveals the corruption and the violence around us. We see an impoverishment of collective thinking towards building a healthy, happy and secure environment. Where does all this stem from and why? The basic root cause zeroes down to a sense of lack. The sense of lack arises from non-availability… Read more »

Independence Day Flavors of the Tricolour

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Art of Living Bloggers wish India a very Happy Independence Day. On our 66th Indpendence Day, let us pay our tribute to the freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives to win freedom for One billion Indians. Today let us renew our commitment to our motherland to reclaim its lost glory from the jaws of corruption… Read more »

The story of Humanity Hospital

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Sharing this truly wonderful story sent to me by an Art of Living volunteer on e-mail: On 13th April 1971 Shri Sadhan Chandra Mistry, aged 35 years a vegetable vendor in the obscure village of Hanspukur, District South 24-Parganas, West Bengal, died of a very common and minor ailment, only because he could not get… Read more »

It is the Lord Krishna who made Janmashtami popular

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We were pleasantly surprised to find many people at the Art of Living Ashram looking forward to Sri Krishna Janmashtami Celebrations. Krishna Janmashtami, also called Gokulashtami, celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna. Many educated urban Indians, we knew, thought of Janmashtami as just another holiday for indulging in good food and putting their feet up…. Read more »