Art of Living at Work Archive

  • What Just 'A Few Glimpses Of Mindfulness' Could Do To Heal The Middle East

    International spiritual teacher and guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar recently traveled to Erbil, Iraq, to host a conference addressing the persecution of women and minority religions and ethnic groups by the Islamic State militant organization. Representatives from Yazidi, Christian and Muslim populations took...
  • Sri Sri ventures into conflict zone to pitch for peace in Iraq

    Taking the call for peace to the middle of the conflict zone, renowned spiritual leader and founder of The Art of Living, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar addressed a peace conference in Erbil in Kurdistan, the violence hit province of Iraq on thursday. Pitching for co-existence, compassion and commitment to...
  • Indian spiritual leader steps up relief work for refugees in northern Iraq

    An organisation set up by one of India's most powerful spiritual leaders is delivering aid to Yazidi refugees trapped in the Sinjar mountains in northern Iraq, following an insurgency by Islamic State militants. The International Association for Human Values (IAHV), a sister concern of Sri Sri Ravi...
  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Spiritual Leader And Activist, Travels To Iraq To Promote Yazidi Rights

    Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Spiritual Leader And Activist, Travels To Iraq To Promote Yazidi RightsWhat can meditation do to help a war-torn nation heal? This is a question spiritual teacher Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has been asking for decades and one that has be a primary concern of his since war broke out in...
  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar meets Iraqi religious leaders over ISIL insurgency

    Boone: Deeply perturbed by the ethnic violence in Iraq, Indian spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has met senior Iraqi religious leaders in the US and said that dialogue is the only way to establish long-term peace in the war-torn country. At the 'Art of Living Retreat' at the scenic Blue Ridge Mountain...
  • Ravi Shankar to visit refugee camp in Iraq

    Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar will visit Iraq's Kurdish capital Nov 19-20 as part of efforts to step up assistance to Yazidis who have been persecuted by Islamic insurgents. The International Association for Human Values, a sister concern of Ravi Shankar's Art of living along with some NGO's in...
  • 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...
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    Founded in 1981 by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar,The Art of Living is an educational and humanitarian movement engaged in stress-management and service initiatives. Mehr