Art of Living at Work Archive

  • Meditation and Chanting: Timeless technology of ancient seers

    Om namahshivaya, omnamahshivaya- I could not but stop for a few moments listening to the soothing chants coming from a nearby temple. At that moment, my mind was clouded with a lot of disturbing thoughts. Completely mesmerized by the effect of the chants, I felt something pulling me towards them. As...
  • Mind behind Cricket: Take your Game to the Next Level

    Cricket is more than just the bat and field. There is a strong spirit that says, ‘WE WILL WIN THE TROPHY AT THE END OF IT.’ There is a burning desire to make a strong ‘comeback’ in future matches. It is a game that requires constant awareness, focus, skill in strategy planning,...
  • Exam fear is OUT, Cool Confidence is IN!

    “Studies? Oh they are simple!” “I’m not scared of exams anymore!” “Who needs revision? I’ve read it once and I’m done!” No, you are not dreaming. Neither is this student crazy nor are these ideas far-fetched. This has happened to several kids like...
  • Meditation: Invaluable Parenting Guide

    A mother or father is born when the child is born. In that moment when you take your baby in your hands for the first time your baby has already stolen you away from the rest of the world. Just his or her mere entrance in your life changes you totally and even before you know it, you start exhibiting...
  • Meditation: Adding New Dimensions to Corporate Life

    A guiding light for many, Rajita Bagga is an Art of Living faculty member dedicated to helping people explore their full potential. Rajita has worked as a banker for 18 years with a pan Asia responsibility. In September 2010, Rajita quit her banking career and connected herself with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s...
  • You are Fire

    We need to remember that we are fire.However, some ash gets accumulated over the mind. Once you blow the ash away then the fire will rise up and shine brightly.If there are too many worries in your mind, then just say ‘Hmm’ (with slight force), and all that ash that has accumulated on the...
  • Hip Toning Yoga Asanas

    The hips are taken to task along with the back on those long work hours, this can cause stiffness in the hips. Exercising without proper stretches, body joint problems and back injuries can also cause stiffness in the hips. The stiffness in the hips can reduces the blood circulation and energy flow through...
  • As You Sow, So Shall You Reap

    Patanjali Yoga Sutra Knowledge Sheet 57 Contd. from "Te pratiprasavah heyah sukshmaha"(II Sutra 10) te = these; pratiprasava  = become inactive; heyaha = destroyed; sukshmaha = subtle "When these become inactive and destroyed, then the mind becomes subtle." Then you make...
  • Yoga Poses to Beat the Monday Morning Blues

    Weekend, the best time of the week when worst coffee would taste better and the gloomiest day seem brighter, when nothing can tarnish your good mood. Everything is just perfect because it’s the WEEKEND! But as we say "change is constant"; weekend had to change into a weekday and Sunday...
  • The Guru-Disciple Relationship

    Have you noticed when you find something beautiful, or when you love something? You want to hold on to it and possess it. Trying to possess love robs the beauty in love and makes love ugly. Then, that same love gives you pain. Whenever you love somebody, you try to dictate terms to them. In a subtle...
  • The stories of Shravani, Tattvamasi & Jyoti

    Shravani : Bubbly, Smiling, Meditating! My journey to cover the story of a special girl, Shravani, brought me to Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. The aroma of fresh food reached my nostrils as soon as I stepped into the Art of Living office here. I peeked into the kitchen. There she stood, in a green floral...
  • 5 Secrets to Weight Loss

    With the advent of fast food, fast life style there came a silent killer who occasionally made rounds on the daily tabloids. Now we have the whole world talking about it - obesity. People are more aware of it than before and no stone is left unturned to counter-attack it. Most of the common question...
  • The Perfect Relationship

    If you know how to row a boat, you can row any boat. But if you don’t know how to row, changing boats isn’t going to help.Similarly, changing a relationship does not solve the issue. Sooner or later, you will be in the same situation in any other relationship.Most people look elsewhere for...
  • Yoga - From The Eye Of An Investor

    “Mutual Funds are sub­ject to mar­ket risk. Please read the offer doc­u­ment care­fully before invest­ing”. Aren’t we familiar with the above lines? The disclaimer which finds its place on all mutual fund policies, investment bonds, shares. This is not to discourage...
  • Ignorance is the root cause of Suffering

    Patanjali Yoga Sutra Knowledge Sheet 55 Contd. from Ignorance is the root cause of Suffering “Tapaha-swadhya-ayaeshwara-pranidhana-kriya-yogaha”. (II Sūtra 1) This is the kriya yoga or . Even while doing an activity, see that you are not doing it. Be a silent witness. There is a depth...
  • Expressing Love

    Love and admiration too can become a burden.  When this happens, people try to unburden themselves by running away from it. Many love marriages have fallen apart because of this only. One partner expresses too much love towards the other, and the other is not able to handle it. The other person...
  • A Space of Higher Living

    ‘Militants’ – today, this word has a commercial value. It has also got a pictorial representation in most of our minds, most of them polarized. Not only has it got politicized, it has also got religion tainted all over its letters. Believe it or not, a country’s ‘meritocracy’...
  • An appeal from a common man of India

    Every day, while going through the English daily, my heart burns from inside and appeals to me of 'what have I done for my nation?'. Every day when I hear stories about corruption from my inner circle, my consciousness bites me from within and the same question haunts me again, 'have I done my bit?'....
  • Modern Teachings, Ancient Values Makes Sri Sri University Unique!

    If we had to tell you that there are 22 Summer Internship Placements from 14 Companies for a university launched just six months back, how would you believe it! Sri Sri University, that was launched in August 2012 has sailed through its first-batch of MBA students bearing a credible achievement to its...
  • Khurshed Batliwala : A Bravura called Bawa

    “Many people think that they know everything. I knew that I know everything! That was my attitude before The Art of Living course. But once I did the Sudarshan Kriya, once I explored the alternative states of consciousness, I realized that it’s very far from the truth that I know everything. In fact,...
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