Hulimavu Lake Cleaning

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This is the story of how a stinking, neglected water body was changed into a beautiful lake due the initial efforts of a single man who inspired and helped others to help themselves and were able to rejuvenate the Hulimavu Lake. Mr. Saurabh S Nair, a resident of Bannerghatta Road passed the Hulimavu lake often… 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 »

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 »

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 »