The World Culture Festival Celebrates 35 Years of Healing

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What does Art of Living’s World Culture Festival seek to celebrate? Among many things, it seeks to celebrate 35 years of healing through love and knowledge. Here is a poignant story of healing from a deep and personal loss. 60-year old, Jawahar Lal Gupta runs a small paint business in Muradabad, Uttar Pradesh. Some time… Read more »

Two-time World Karate Champion says “Just Meditate”

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Bangalore: In 2013, when Alman Timofeev won the World Karate Championship again, he achieved a feat very few sportsmen in the world had. He became a World Champion at the age of 35.   So what gave the Russian sportsman the edge over competitors half his age, given that the sport of Karate demands high speed and agility?  … Read more »

Sudarshan Kriya …Transforming Lives-2

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Medical findings about Sudarshan Kriya: A world conference on science, consciousness and spirituality held in New Delhi noted the key findings of research conducted on the Sudarshan Kriya. Below is a simplified synopsis: 1. Less depression, more elation Dr Richard Brown from the USA has postulated that Kriya contributes to a state of alert calmness… Read more »

Sudarshan Kriya – Transforming Lives – 1

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“Su means good, Darshan means vision, Kriya means action. Sudarshan Kriya means, by doing which action we get a vision of who we really are”. I was intently listening to the Art of Living teacher before embarking on my first experience of Sudarshan Kriya some sixteen years ago. Who am I? …was a question I… Read more »

#ThankYouSriSri: For whispering infinity to me

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 On the auspicious occasion of Guru Purnima, a devotee express his gratitude for the tatva that lights up his life for real #ThankYouSriSri It was no ordinary day. Being coaxed by my friends and a doctor as a possible cure for my migraine which was almost becoming chronic, I was attending the Art of Living… Read more »

Guru Purnima Promise

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Guru Purnima – The day of the devotee to express gratitude, love and respect to the Guru and also to review our life and measure the spiritual growth from one Guru Purnima to another. How to express the inexpressible?! That is the question. However, I go with the ‘spontaneous flow of powerful feelings’ and offer… Read more »

Sudarshan Kriya opened boundless joy in me

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Sudarshan Kriya experience of Shyama Sondhi, the first Art of Living teacher to venture in Kashmir, a lady and, a painter of repute- I was comfortable in life – didn’t have anything to worry about. There was no particular prelude to my joining the Art of Living program. It was just an idle incidence, or… Read more »

Addicts can hope?

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Any form of substance abuse is criminal. It makes you dead, even while you are alive. One in four children in our country is exposed to alcoholism and drug addiction in the family. Thus one in four children in your vicinity might be hiding their embarrassment, confusion, hurt or shame about what’s going on at… Read more »

The Elusive Truth

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It is said that it is very difficult to capture the reality or Truth in words. Words try to create an impression or understanding about the reality but that understanding is not the experience of the actual reality. Truth is very elusive. To take an example – “Advaita Vedanta” claims that there is an all… Read more »

Bohr & Sri Sri – a crazy connection

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In the beginning of twentieth century, Neils Bohr conceived the first quantum mechanical model of the atom-which could explain why there are distinct colors in star lights for example. Another giant who found out the nature of electrons and the principle that no two electrons can be in the same quantum state-was Wolfgang Pauli. His… Read more »