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  1. Using ancient secrets to improve agriculture

    Agnihotra is a healing fire from the ancient science of Ayurveda. Regular practice of Agnihotra purifies the atmosphere and enhances crop production. The Art of Living has been reviving this ancient practice. Farmers in many rural areas have experienced i ...
  2. Finding alternatives for traditional stoves

    Chulhas & Bio Gas In most villages Chulhas or firewood stoves are mainly used in many households for cooking. This generates a lot of smoke, which is one of the main causes for breathing problems amongst the village folks. To overcome this issue, the ...
  3. Addressing Drug Abuse

    Anti Drug Forum (ADF) In South Africa The ADF was set up in October 2005 to address the alarming drug abuse and addiction that has afflicted the community of Chatsworth in Durban as well as surrounding communities. This is an ongoing project and the ADF c ...
  4. Bringing hope to suicide-prone Vidarbha

    The Art of Living has been working towards stopping farmer suicides in the Vidarbha, an agricultural belt in Maharashtra. Many of its farmers had taken to committing suicide owing to poor crop and rising debts. The Art of Living implemented a program spec ...
  5. Preventing an epidemic

    A camp to diagnose and prevent the onset of mass mosquito-related fever called Chickungunya. Timely intervention helped prevent the outbreak of an epidemic. Over 2,550 people benefited from medical treatment, early diagnosis and free medicines. Chikunguny ...
  6. Free Medical Camp In Karnataka

    "When a society is free from crime and violence and has respect for diversity, it is healthy. Similarly a body which is flexible and can adapt to different conditions is healthy. The signs of good health are an intellect which is free from inhibition ...
  7. Walking Towards Hope, Arvi, Maharashtra

    4 kilometers from Dhamangaon Rly- a small town located in Amravati District, Maharashtra, lies Arvi- a tribal village (with a population of 598) where hunting is not only a pastime but also a means of survival. While consumption of local arrack (produced ...
  8. Stop Smoking, Start Living

    A persistent thought to make a difference, inspired  Dr. Vedamurthachar,  Ujval Shankar and a few others to start a theme-based program, specially designed for smokers in 2006. "Somewhere I felt it was so easy to relate to them because you were in th ...
  9. Inter-Faith Summit For Prevention Of HIV/AIDS

    “AIDS has no religion”, says Param Pujya Sri Sri Ravishankar ji, founder of The Art of Living. AIDS might affect the physical body but it cannot hamper the spirit. The Art of Living organized a two day Inter-Faith Summit on HIV/AIDS along with the Assam S ...
  10. God's in His Heaven

    Tue, 31/08/2010
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