Pragyanand Maharaj ji : A Tribute

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Narayan Naraayan Naraayan Naraayan!. To those who are regular with the daily satsang at the Art of Living International Ashram in Bangalore, it’s not just a chant of the name of the divine. It tells of a saint of unusual depth! Maharaj ji, as Gurudev called him was a very gracious being, clad in an… Read more »

Story of Sakubai

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On the banks of the river Krishna in Maharashtra, in a village called Krar, there lived a Brahmin and his wife with their son and daughter-in-law. The daughter-in-law was called Sakubai. Sakubai was a holy woman who worshiped Lord Krishna of Pandharpur. She was always chanting the name of the Lord. This woman who was… Read more »

Jai Gurudev works!

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Ramakrishna ji, a disciple of Sri Sri in Chikka Ballapur shared this incredible experience. One time, an elderly couple, who were in grief because their nephew had run away from home, met Ramkrishna ji. Being humorous by nature he wanted to lighten the situation. So he jokingly said, “Don’t worry. I have a mantra which… Read more »

Sri Adi Shankaracharya

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It is said that when chaos and confusion reign supreme, the Divine manifests itself in the world to reestablish righteousness or Dharma. Adi Sankara was born at a time when India was under the sway of superstition and religious fights. Sankara was born in a poor Malayali Brahmin family in 788 AD, in a village… Read more »

Story of Maharishi Patanjali

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Maharishi Patanjali is a saint who is believed to have lived some time during the 2nd century BCE. Known for his treatise on Yoga, entitled “Patanjali Yoga Sutra”, he was not only an authority on the Science of Yoga, but was also a scientist and a doctor whose clarity and wisdom was remarkable. Tradition says… Read more »