Art of Living at Work Archive

  • Gujjar-Govt talks hit roadblock, Sri Sri steps in

    Mixed signals came from the state government, which sent a letter to Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla asking him to send a team for talks and at the same time filed criminal cases against him and some other top leaders of the community for allegedly making inflammatory speeches. A day after the first...
  • Constructing Toilets, Building Better Villages

    The Back to the Roots Project of the Art of Living has facilitated the construction of over 200 toilets in Andhra Pradesh in the last four years. In June 2014, 20 toilets built under the BTTR project were inaugurated in Totlavalluru, Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh. Youth Leadership Program trainer...
  • Charter Batch Of Sri Sri University Celebrated Convocation

    03 SEPTEMBER, 2014, BHUBHANESHWAR. The Art of Living’s Sri Sri University today celebrated the graduation-day ceremony of the pilot batch of graduates of the MBA Programme 2012-2014 at the Mayfair Convention Centre in Bhubaneswar,  in the presence of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Founder, Sri Sri...
  • 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...
  • 10 best Ashrams and spiritual retreats around the world

    It is India’s age-old spirit and spirituality that made the West stand up and acknowledge the practice of yoga and meditation. Ashrams (isolated communities formed around a guru who follows Hindu philosophy) and Buddhist monasteries (residences for monks) provide a place of solace, emotional rejuvenation...
  • Just 20 Minutes of Meditation Can Keep Your Mind Healthy

    Isn’t our mind the very essence of our being—what makes us feel alive? What are we without our mind? Flesh and blood? You’d probably agree. Our perception, experiences, feelings, and the ability to think and act are all processed by our mind. Doesn’t that require us to keep our...
  • Israel-Palestine: The Only Way To Resolve Conflict

    The first thing needed to resolve conflict is to build trust between the two sides. But a long history of bitter war between Israel and Palestine makes this difficult. There have been talks to resolve the dispute earlier but they have not been effective due to the absence of trust. Attempts at ceasefire...
  • Exclusive! Sri Sri Ravi Shankar speaks out!

    The spiritual guru responds to Sheela Bhatt/Rediff.com's quick-fire questions with prompt answers. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, the presiding spirit behind the Art of Living movement with its global imprint, is an unusual guru. Born in Tamil Nadu, he lives in Karnataka, and has a flourishing AOL institution...
  • A Conversation With Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

    Editor’s Note from Eden Kozlowski: In 2009 Forbes ranked Sri Sri Ravi Shankar number five when calculating the seven most powerful people in India. From my perspective... he is simply an amazing person whose mission is to propagate meditation and the happiness that blossoms from the practice. AND,...
  • Come Home Silently

    There are three types of Silence. The first is the silence where there is no talking. This is very beneficial for people just to be aware of what they are saying and how much energy they spend talking. The second is the silence of stillness. This is the silence inside us that is detached from the noise...
  • Have a Heart of Gold ... And Rubber

    Much too often, we are confronted with a situation that we deem as too painful. My heart hurts!I broke up with someone...This relationship is not working It could be any relationship in any situation – with your spouse, your parents, a co-worker, your fast-growing child, or even your best friend....
  • Yoga Helps Prisoners Find Their Center

    A group of about 20 young men donning tattoos, red sweats and white T-shirts gather in the drab, tile-floored, gray barracks, as an instructor guides them through a deep series of Oms, side stretches, standing poses and breathing exercises. “Inhale, exhale and bend to the right into a warrior...
  • Healing Cervical Spondylosis with Yoga

    Cervical Spondylosis or Cervical Osteoarthritis is a physical condition caused by the wear and tear of bones and cartilage in the neck (cervical vertebra) region. This degeneration of the bones and cartilage causes chronic neck pain and can disrupt simple day to day activities. Since this wear and tear...
  • Top 10 Tips for Mind and Body Wellness (Part-2)

    This is in continuation to 4. Restful sleep If we can avoid television and the use of electronic gadgets 30 minutes prior to sleep, we’ll be able to sleep better. Their use disturbs the sleep hormone melatonin, which adversely affects sleep. How about reserving the dining table for food...
  • Top 10 Tips for Mind and Body Wellness

    Do you feel that achieving both professional and personal excellence is like walking on the razor’s edge? When we are too driven to succeed at work, we tend to forget that we are humans and our body is not a machine – that it requires rest and love and has to be taken care of. Most of us...
  • Boost your Immunity with Yoga and Ayurveda

    Monsoon is one of the best seasons to watch Mother Nature reveal its true magnificence. From lush green mountainsides to joyfully flowing rivers, every inch and corner of the earth reflects pristine natural beauty. It is during this same mesmerizing season that one’s immunity levels are put to...
  • 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...
  • Get Focus with Yoga

    Wavering focus is one of the major causes for low productivity at work place or low grades at school and college. It is this same attribute that students, professionals, entrepreneurs and home-makers alike have been trying to achieve to uplift the quality of their lives. While lack of focus is mother...
  • Seven Essential Tips That Could Help Budding Lawyers Become Successful

    We all might secretly admire and look up to that one favourite lawyer we wish to be like. Their accomplishments amaze us and inspire us to strive to be as successful as they are. Isn’t success dear to all of us? Often, we have too high an ambition, little energy, and very little time to fulfill...
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