Art of Living at Work Archive

  • FIFA to host global summit on ethics in sports

    ZURICH (AP) - FIFA will host a conference on ethical sports leadership organized by the Brussels-based World Forum for Ethics in Business. FIFA says its president Sepp Blatter will open the Sept. 19 meeting which aims to “elaborate on what business and politics can learn from sports.” Taking...
  • Garcia and Eckert on cast list for FIFA-hosted ethics summit next month

    August 20 - FIFA is to host the first ever conference on ethical sports leadership in conjunction with the Brussels-based World Forum for Ethics in Business. FIFA president Sepp Blatter will open the September 19 landmark forum with speakers to include both Michael Garcia and Joachim Eckert, respective...
  • An Interview With Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

    Recently I had the honor to talk to one of India's most respected teachers Sri Sri Ravi Shankar while he was visiting the Art of Living Retreat Center in Boone, North Carolina. His mission and work has spread around the world as he offers yoga and meditation for a stress free world of peace. I wanted...
  • Serenity of Silence

    Happiness, peace and prosperity are wished for by everybody on the New Year. Peace lies within us. As we enter the New Year, let us all take a resolution to become aware of this peace inside and allow our smiles to reflect the true sign of the prosperity that lies inside. Our time on this planet is a...
  • Women Are Born Leaders!!

    Women have both gentleness and strength. Indian scriptures place tremendous amount of power in women. In fact, the primordial energy known as Shakti which is the life force behind the whole creation is feminine. That is why our scriptures honour women as the highest aspect of divinity- the Aadhya Shakti. Women...
  • Meditation matters to Karanvir Bohra

    Karanvir Bohra, the Khatron Ke Khiladi's most fashionable young man, who made his mark in Punjabi filmdom with Love Youu Soniye has another side to him. A spiritual side. Very few are aware that he takes short breaks to get away from the stress of the city to spend time at spiritual and yoga retreats. Along...
  • Youth getting into meditation

    Gone are the days when meditation and yoga were the business of the elderly. Today, many schools and colleges are organizing optional yoga and meditation classes for children to cope up with increasing stress. And the best part is that the younger generation actively takes part in it. "I joined...
  • Social intervention at HWT bus park

    "If you drop out of school, you are six times more likely to become a gang member, and if you become a gang member you are ten times more likely to end up in prison or dead, and we don't want that for you, we want discipline and order," National Security Minister Peter Bunting told the students. "You...
  • Business and society

    Economy is the most vital aspect of any society. Not only do businesses provide livelihood to many, they are also an expression of creativity in solving real world issues. A business idea becomes successful and profitable when it serves a genuine need in society. Every experienced businessman knows that...
  • Overcome Smoking with Yoga

    Smoking kills. The cigarette smoke that you inhale carries more than 4000 chemicals, of which at least 250 are known to be harmful and more than 50 are known to cause cancer. According to a fact sheet published by WHO, tobacco kills nearly 6 million people each year. More than five million of these...
  • Genetic Evidence of Yoga’s Impact on the Immune System

    Norwegian researchers find a strong and immediate genetic response to yoga practice. If we're finished obsessing about yoga jeans, perhaps it's time to think about yoga and genes. Newly published research from Norway suggests that a comprehensive yoga program rapidly produces internal changes...
  • Meditation: An Antidote to Terrorism

    Communal tension and fundamentalism has produced a fertile breeding ground for terrorism in the world today. But Puja Handa has seen the transformation that meditation brings even in terrorists. She has taught meditation to an undercover terrorist who has had a huge transformational experience This...
  • Ayurveda makes transatlantic entry into Las Vegas

    The recently held, ‘Second International Conference on Surgery and Anaesthesia’ in Las Vegas had a unique and unlikely contributor in the form of Bangalore-based Dr Ramesh Bhat. A department head at Bangalore, India’s Sri Sri College of Ayurvedic Science and Research Hospital, Dr Bhat...
  • Manipur central jail introduces several reforms for inmates

    The Central Jail at Sajiwa in Manipur has become the first in the northeast to start a reform centre for its inmates. The Central Jail, situated at Sajiwa in East Imphal, houses over 640 inmates in seven different sectors. It has become be northeast’s first jail to have meditation, sports and other...
  • Engineer who brought education to tribal areas

    Brij Chawla, originally from Islamabad, came to India during Partition. The child, now a 74-year-old man, had then pledged to be part of the country's progress in a bid to establish his own identity. In 1993, Chawla visited Badhua village in Ghatshila, then in Bihar, as a sightseer and found that...
  • What successful women do right!

    As a woman on the path to success we expect to feel a sense of achievement when we see that we have reached the top, where we wanted to be. How does it look from there? Will the world and people around you look beautiful? Will the journey to the top be pleasant and memorable? For so many women whom I...
  • Keeping The Bar High At Sports

    Often, very well-played classical sports performances inspire us greatly. They plant dreams that one day we could be the one on that field, inspiring the audience with breathtaking moves. But, is “how” always a question you keep asking yourself? Obviously, having expertise and skill, hard...
  • Giving Prisoners a New Ray of Hope

    ‘Jamaica no Problem’ – is now Dushyant Savadia’s slogan. With the vision of creating waves of peace and happiness across the Caribbean, Dushyant has been teaching meditation to people from different walks of life - from farmers to corporate executives, inner city communities to...
  • Mind and Meditation

    "Have you observed what is happening in your mind every moment? It vacillates between the past and the future. It is either in the past, occupied with what has happened, or in the future thinking about what you have to do. Knowledge is being aware of this phenomenon of the mind -- of what is happening...
  • A-Z Reasons to Meditate

    Today, if you want to be happy and peaceful, meditation is a necessity. Here are A-Z reasons why you should meditate as shared by meditators. A - Awareness Meditation is complete awareness. It can happen every moment but it has to start with eyes closed!Varun Uniyal, Business Analyst B - Bliss After...
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