Volunteer for what was it, again?

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When Sri Sri Ravi Shankar launched Volunteer for a Better India, many people asked, “So what is it for? It’s a good idea broadly, sure, but what is it specifically about?” This question dwelt in their minds, and there were some very sincere attempts at finding out answers through discussions. But everybody had their own… Read more »

Volunteer for a Better India

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After our picnic party was over there was just too much food left over with us. We saw two tribal boys fighting to get hold of an empty wafer packet. Seeing their skeletal dark bodies we threw the food packet towards them from a distance. The whole group of tribals pounced on the food and… Read more »

When Sri Sri met Indira Gandhi

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Throughout human history, many saints, prophets and visionaries have demonstrated an ability to foresee the future. While their lives attest to the fact that the power to sense and know amplifies substantially with evolution of consciousness, strangely, premonitions mostly make sense only in hindsight. Most premonitions do not make sense when they are first revealed…. Read more »

Nirbhaya – a tribute

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She is known as Nirbhaya, the fearless one. It was exactly one year ago that the world was shocked at the brutal gang rape of Jyoti Singh, the 23 year old physiotherapy student who was thrown away from a moving bus to die. The brave-hearted girl gave a statement with horrific details, before she died… Read more »

Ayodhya dispute – Behind the scenes with Sri Sri

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The Ayodhya dispute connected with Ram Janmabhoomi and Babri Masjid was the burning issue of the country. Through the media I was aware that His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar was involved in the negotiations with the Hindu and the Muslim communities. So I called up and felt quite fortunate when I got permission to… Read more »

Govardhan Giridhari

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Few months back I was blessed to be part of “Krishna Janmashtami” celebrations at Art of Living Banglore Ashram. During the evening satsang, Gurudev Sri Sri Rav Shankar gave a beautiful insight about the meaning of the story behind one of the names of Lord Krishna – Govardhan Giridhari. For those who don’t know the… Read more »

26/11 attack: Who is the Honey Bee?

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It’s been 5 years since the gory attack of 26/11 unfolded in Mumbai. The attack was meticulously planned by the enemies of the Nation. Places which suffered the most were Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Leopold Cafe, Taj Mahal Hotel, Oberoi Trident, Nariman House. Police officers and NSG launched massive campaigns to secure the sites and flush… Read more »

Argentine Jew walks into Indian villages

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With the blessings and guidance of Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Krishnananda from Rumania and me traveled to villages of Andhra Pradesh to put a smile on people’s face. Well, when we arrived, we found that the villagers were already smiling! The village folks live a simple life in a beautiful harmony with Nature–something rare… Read more »

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in Muzaffarnagar

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Muzaffarnagar embraces Sri Sri’s call for patience & faith Amidst political opportunism and vote-bank calculations, the only thing the victims of the recent communal riot in Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh are longing for is the healing touch and a message of peace. And that was exactly what spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar delivered during his… Read more »

Vote for a Better India

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I vote for a better India  In our country the real meaning and context of the word ‘Politics’ is completely lost. We think that ‘Politics’ is something dirty and ‘Politician’ is someone who plays this dirty game. The word ‘Politics’ comes from the Greek word ‘politikos’ meaning – “of, for, or relating to citizens”. It… Read more »