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  1. A Jail Daughter

    Indu Sinha has worked for the stress-relief of 5,000 prisoners across seven prisons in India. One morning, Indu Sinha, who was visiting her home state of Bihar, read a feature in the local newspaper of a massacre in Senari village where Naxalites beheaded ...
  2. Sultan of Swings Settles Deep Within

    Its 3 o clock in the afternoon. He had been planning and waiting for this day since almost three weeks. He ran the plan carefully in his mind. "finish the dishes...press his 'seth's' feet till he falls into his afternoon nap...leave th ...
  3. Yoga Behind Bars

    None of those prisoners who have done Sudarshan Kriya have come back to jail till date, shares Sadashiv Kamath, a prison program teacher, teaching actively in the Mangalore central jail. Regular courses, where the Sudarshan Kriya and other practical techn ...
  4. Love In The Life Of A Criminal

    Unfathomable are the ways of Love! With love comes compassion, belongingness. Love has no border, it sees no color, it doesn’t differentiate, it embraces all. Even the toughest of criminals, when shown compassion, bow down with folded hands and surrender ...
  5. Prison Smart, the Great Growth in Argentina

    About 6000 inmates have so far taken Art of Living programs this year Prison Directors call the Art of Living teachers requesting programs all the time Becoming productive members of society A clean, dignifying place to live and to perform the practices B ...
  6. Smiling Uniforms

    It is rare to see a smiling, calm and an energetic policeman (women included) on the streets of India. But, for the citizens of the far northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, this won’t be a rare scenario.  Being a policeman, is not an easy job. There a ...
  7. Prison SMART in Tihar Jail

    Tihar Jail The Prison SMART program was introduced in Tihar Jail in 1999. More than  120,000 inmates from prisons in India have undergone the Prison SMART program  with spectacular results. In Tihar Jail (Asia's largest prison) alone, around 48,000 c ...
  8. The gift of a yoga mat

    Meditation helped the inmates sleep better and feel calmer Pila Cama, Art of Living teacher, with the Prison course participants At the outset of a prisoner rehabilitation course in Peru’s Piedras Gordas Prison, the prisoners were given a gift: a yoga mat ...
  9. Wedding bells in a Belgian prison

    After a life-altering Prison SMART workshop, trials, tribulations and bombardment of affection, Marco gets married. Love stories are always heart-warming to hear. Especially, when love comes your way when you least expect it and yet need it the most. Marc ...
  10. Prisoner rehabilitation in Taiwan

    Since 2004, The Art of Living’s Prison Smart Program has found its roots in five correctional facilities of Taiwan as a way of rehabilitating the inmates. The Tucheng Detention Center offers a five-day course each month with an average of 60 participants ...
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