Rivers Got New Lease of Life through Art of Living

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Nature’s bountifulness has always helped our life grow in prosperity. One such element out of the 5 building blocks of Life on this planet that have beautified the variety of existence that we see around us, including ourselves, is water. Water is an inseparable part of the life on our planet. Water is so important… 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 »

Assam is on a time bomb

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And the clock has been ticking for a long time. Assam was originally home to a number of indigenous tribes, who had been living there for centuries.  A few years after independence, the government of India, while giving Scheduled Tribe status to these indigenous inhabitants had divided the region in tribal belts and blocks. That… Read more »

N E Exodus: Art of Living Ashram turns a safe haven

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The mass exodus of thousands of north-eastern people from various parts of India, coming on the heels of Assam riots and consequent displacement of hundreds of thousands of families, is a huge blot on the country. It is time to rally around our North Eastern brethren and open up our hearts and homes to assure… 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 »

29 Gift Ideas : Random acts of kindness

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Some books have a longlasting impact on us. ’29 gifts’ is one such book.I read the book almost six months back and was deeply moved by the autobiographical account of the author.29 Gifts shows how a simple, daily practice of altruism can dramatically alter your outlook on the world and make you a master of… Read more »

Ex guerillas get a new life with Art of Living

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The 250 calm faces, deeply immersed in meditation, belie the fact that everyone in this group belonged to armed militancy that has claimed thousands of lives in the North East of India.  An amazing transformation is unfolding currently at the Art of Living International Centre in Bangalore where over 250 surrendered militants from Assam, belonging… Read more »

Three villages shimmer in the gloom of Assam Riots

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The recent spate of large-scale riots in Assam, according to conservative estimates, has claimed 58 lives and rendered 400,000 people homeless in various districts of the north eastern state. We, as members of the Art of Living Family, and believers in the principle of One World Family, extend our sincere sympathies to the families and loved ones… Read more »