Art of Living at Work Archive

  • Thanks Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: 15 Tips for a Happier, Less Stressful Life

    “If we keep dividing ourselves according to race and religion, there will be no end to it [conflict],” Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said on Wednesday at the PICC. “We have to honor diversity.” Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is not the Ravi Shankar that is Norah Jones’ dad. This Indian guru...
  • Sri Sri University & Odisha State Commission for Women Organize a Joint Women Empowerment Workshop

    Over 300 women from the economically disadvantaged fifteen villages around Sri Sri University Campus today attended a one-day workshop on women empowerment. The workshop was a joint initiative by the Centre for Social Outreach, Sri Sri University, Faculty of Good Governance and Public Policy in collaboration...
  • 108 Toilets Constructed

    Seventy-seven girls, and their family members in villages near Pollachi got toilets at their house for the first time. The toilets were constructed under the Art of Living Foundation’s Happy Village Project. The project is aimed at protecting dignity of women and their right to safe sanitation...
  • A Unique Partnership to Boost Water Network

    Nagpur: Degma village's population of over 1,200 on the picturesque ridge off Mohgaon Zilpi in Hingna taluka, barely 20 kms from this city, may not have to migrate lock, stock and barrel this summer. That has been its annual ordeal for years. With water sources drying up as summer simmers, villagers...
  • Diversity is in the DNA of Hinduism: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

    Why should the Bhagwad Gita or any other sacred book get designated as national scripture? Why does one have to learn Sanskrit? With self-proclaimed Hindu nationalists assuming the right to decide who is a Hindu, the question arises: what does it really mean to be Hindu? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, founder,...
  • Meet The Five Russian Couples Who Tied The Knot 'Vedic' Style

    Five Russian couples who visited India to participate in an Art of Living programme last year, were inspired by the purity of a traditional Indian marriage to come back and tie the knot 'Vedic style' in 2015. The couples visited the Bengaluru-based Art of Living ashram last year during the annual...
  • Lead From the Front!

    On the occasion of Women’s Day, Bhanumathi Narasimhan shares insights that can help cultivate good leadership qualities in women. A leader has the qualities of inner confidence, strength, foresight, clarity and an unbiased approach to act in the larger common interest of all involved. Yet, there...
  • Prevent Swine Flu with Yoga

    This piece is based on a Q&A session with Kamlesh Barwal, Global Head, , The Art of Living. Kamlesh is a senior Art of Living faculty and has conducted programs across India, China, Russia, Kazakhstan and the Middle East.   The information provided is only in public interest and we do not...
  • 5 Russian Couples Marry According To Vedic Traditions

    5 Russian couples walked into a lifetime partnership at The picturesque Art of Living International Centre when they tied the knot according to the Vedic traditions. The ceremony which was solemnized in accordance with the Vedic tradition saw learned pandits at the ashram chant the ancient Vedic hymns...
  • India has a wealth of knowledge from Ayurveda to counter swine flu: Sri Sri

    Urging people not to panic, Sri Ravi Shankar, founder of the Art of Living said , “India has a wealth of knowledge from Ayurveda to counter swine flu”. With Swine flu continuing to infect thousands across the country and resulting in approximately 774 deaths , doctors at Sri Sri Ayurveda...
  • Benefits of Meditation

      Physical Benefits of Meditation With meditation, the physiology undergoes a change and every cell in the body is filled with more prana (energy). This results in joy, peace, enthusiasm as the level of prana in the body increases. On a physical level, meditation: Lowers high blood pressure Lowers...
  • The Art of Living Hosts Education Conference, Calls For Value Based Higher Education

    Eminent academicians from across the state congregated at The Art of Living International Centre, Bengaluru to attend ‘Manavathe 2015’ – a Karnataka Education Conference on 21st February, 2015.  Organized by The Art of Living, the conference drew attention to the importance...
  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Top 10 Yoga Quotes

    Art Of Living Yoga named after and developed by contemporary yoga and spiritual Guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, is a form of Hatha Yoga that has an emphasis on the overall well-being of the body while nurturing your mind and spirit. It is firmly based on the traditional eight limbs of yoga as expounded by...
  • Showcase ethical business: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

    The Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said it's necessary to create visible role models of those engaging in ethical business and still making a profit, thus demonstrating how ethics can become an important competitive advantage. "We have seen many dotcoms and Satyams going the unethical...
  • Sri Sri Emphasizes Need for Value Education

    Renowned spiritual guru and founder of the Art of Living Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has emphasized the need for ushering in value education in Arunachal Pradesh. This was stated by him when the president of Arunachal Teachers Association Tarh Yaku called on him in his Bangalore ashram recently. Only a human...
  • Five Russian couples wed in Vedic style

    Five Russian couples were married here Sunday in the Vedic tradition at the Art of Living (AoL) foundation's international centre here. "Hindu priests solemnised the wedding by chanting Vedic hymns as the five Russian couples tied the nuptial knot and vowed to live together for life in accordance with...
  • Pakistani children, parents struggle with PTSD

    PESHAWAR – Many parents lost children in the December 16 Army Public School (APS) massacre, but those whose children survived know that they are not the same. Nasir-ud-Din Qureshi is among the group of parents who have a child suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) brought on by the...
  • Unfreeze Your Shoulders with Yoga

    In this modern age and times, our physical bodies tend to take a lot of strain and stress from a daily urban lifestyle. One of the areas that get affected the most from stress and tension is our shoulders. The human body was designed to be a mobile instrument-- to be active during the day, walking around,...
  • Art of living gives message of peace and unity

    “When people live in isolation and in limited communities and their own compounds, it is necessary for people to connect with each other. Sneh Milan is a program where people from different faiths and communities come together and celebrate each others’ festivals with the spirit of joy and...
  • Stress and Violence are Connected

    Huffington Post’s ARIANNA HUFFINGTON interacts with Art of Living founder SRI SRI RAVI SHANKAR in Bangalore at his ashram on Saturday, December 6, 2014 Arianna Huffington: The Indian people will rediscover all this tradition you teach about – I love what you said earlier about the country...
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