Peace Projects: Trauma Relief

  • Violence Lingers, Yet Love Conquers

    Day 15 in Assam. Trauma continues, here and there, in bits, pieces and chunks. Miscreants loaded in trucks, jeeps and bikes, men, women and children, with torches in hand, chasing the villagers, looting...
  • Rebuilding Iraq

    “If any country's citizens needed de-stressing it would be those of Iraq. The Art of Living Foundation has a history of taking on tough tasks. It has operated similar de-stressing courses in...
  • Xenophobic attack Cape Town, South Africa (October & May, 2008)

    Peace Award The Art of Living Awarded For Peace Work during Xenophobic Attacks The Masiphumelele community, Cape Town, South Africa was awarded the annual Reconciliation Award from the Institute of Justice...
  • Ethno-political conflict, Ossetia (August 2008)

    Peace in Times of Conflict Ossetia, (August 2008) Since August 2008, the region has witnessed tension and clashes on the brink of war between Georgia and South Ossetia. Despite numerous peace efforts,...
  • Erasing Memories of the Blast

    Suburban Railway Bomb Blasts, Mumbai, India (July 2006) On July 11, 2006, Mumbai, India's financial capital, was hit by a series of seven bomb blasts within 11 minutes on its Suburban Railway. The...
  • War, Lebanon-Israel (July 2006)

    Helping War Refugees War between Lebanon-Israel (July 2006) During the one-month long war in 2006 between Lebanon and Israel, The Art of Living aided people on both sides of the conflict. Trauma relief...
  • War, Afghanistan (February 2002-June 2006)

    Reaching Out to War Victims Afghanistan (February 2002 - June 2006) The Art of Living, through its trauma relief workshops, brought relief and peace to war victims, mine victims, women, children and...
  • Terror Attack, Madrid, Spain (March 2004)

    Sharing the Pain The 2004 Madrid train bombings were a series of coordinated bombings against the commuter train system of Madrid on the morning of March 11, 2004, which killed 191 people and wounded...
  • War, Israel and Palestine (2004)

    Sowing Seeds of Peace Israel and Palestine (2004) The long-drawn conflict between Israel and Palestine on the one hand and war with Lebanon on the other has taken a very high mental and emotional toll...
  • Terror attack, New York (September 2001)

    9/11 Terror Attack New York, USA (September 2001) On September 11, 2001, nineteen Islamic terrorists affiliated with Al-Qaeda carried out coordinated suicide attacks, hijacking and intentionally crashing...
  • Terror Attack, Mumbai (November 26, 2008)

    Strengthening a City’s Spirit 26/11, Mumbai Terror Attack, (November 2008) 26/11 remains a date etched in the psyche of many people. Many watched as forces turned two city hotels and a residential...
  • Ethnic conflict, Sri Lanka (2005 to present)

    Easing the Trauma of a Prolonged Civil War Sri Lanka (2005 to present) Sri Lanka’s population has suffered through decades of conflict between the army and Tamil separatist groups in a protracted...
  • Antidote to the virus of terror

    by Mamta Kailkhura The resilience of India is on test yet again even as her people reel in another phase of fear, sorrow and anger following the latest serial blasts in Mumbai on July 13, 2011. India,...
  • Healing Breath Flows Through Kyrgyzstan

    “International Association for Human Values (IAHV) gives hope to people, teaches us to live in spite of difficulties, and teaches us to forgive and enjoy every moment of our life given by the Creator!...
  • Love In The Time of Insurrection

    How simple it is, to characterize an event as black, or white. This is exactly how the sordid Assam riots have been viewed, or made to be viewed. ‘Communal, anti-national and violent,’ have been the common...
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