Art of Living at Work Archive

  • 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 being...
  • Sri Sri Ventures into Conflict Zone to Pitch for Peace in Iraq

    Taking the call for peace to the middle of the conflict zone, renowned spiritual leader and founder of The Art of Living, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar  on Thursday addressed a peace conference in Erbil in Kurdistan, the violence- hit province of Iraq. Pitching for co-existence, compassion and commitment...
  • What Just 'A Few Glimpses Of Mindfulness' Could Do To Heal The Middle East

    International spiritual teacher and guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar recently traveled to Erbil, Iraq, to host a conference addressing the persecution of women and minority religions and ethnic groups by the Islamic State militant organization. Representatives from Yazidi, Christian and Muslim populations took...
  • Sri Sri ventures into conflict zone to pitch for peace in Iraq

    Taking the call for peace to the middle of the conflict zone, renowned spiritual leader and founder of The Art of Living, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar addressed a peace conference in Erbil in Kurdistan, the violence hit province of Iraq on thursday. Pitching for co-existence, compassion and commitment to...
  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Spiritual Leader And Activist, Travels To Iraq To Promote Yazidi Rights

    What can meditation do to help a war-torn nation heal? This is a question spiritual teacher Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has been asking for decades and one that has be a primary concern of his since war broke out in Iraq in 2003. Shankar's spiritual community, The Art of Living Foundation, first started doing...
  • Indian spiritual leader steps up relief work for refugees in northern Iraq

    An organisation set up by one of India's most powerful spiritual leaders is delivering aid to Yazidi refugees trapped in the Sinjar mountains in northern Iraq, following an insurgency by Islamic State militants. The International Association for Human Values (IAHV), a sister concern of Sri Sri Ravi...
  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Spiritual Leader And Activist, Travels To Iraq To Promote Yazidi Rights

    Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Spiritual Leader And Activist, Travels To Iraq To Promote Yazidi RightsWhat can meditation do to help a war-torn nation heal? This is a question spiritual teacher Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has been asking for decades and one that has be a primary concern of his since war broke out in...
  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar meets Iraqi religious leaders over ISIL insurgency

    Boone: Deeply perturbed by the ethnic violence in Iraq, Indian spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has met senior Iraqi religious leaders in the US and said that dialogue is the only way to establish long-term peace in the war-torn country. At the 'Art of Living Retreat' at the scenic Blue Ridge Mountain...
  • Ravi Shankar to visit refugee camp in Iraq

    Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar will visit Iraq's Kurdish capital Nov 19-20 as part of efforts to step up assistance to Yazidis who have been persecuted by Islamic insurgents. The International Association for Human Values, a sister concern of Ravi Shankar's Art of living along with some NGO's in...
  • How Meditation Changed My Life

    To people who know me well, I am a bit of a spirituality nerd. I am the first to discuss our individual capacity to manifest greatness, the universe's sometimes unsettling ability to bring us exactly what we need when we need it, and the power of meditation in making our daily living more manageable...
  • 2,000 farmers gather to focus on 'Natural Resources Management' in farming

    Entrepreneurial zeal, a zest to know more and a passion for perfection: This might sound like a corporate conference. Yet it was the flavor of an agricultural meet with 2,000 farmers from various states of India. Farmers, most of whom have dedicated themselves to the soil for over four decades,...
  • Art of Living steps up relief work in Sinjar in Iraq

    Sri Sri to visit the relief camps on 19th-20th November The International Association for Human Values, a sister concern of The Art of living along with few NGO’s in Iraq have collected 110 tonnes of food supplies to be delivered to Yazidi refugees on Sinjar mountains. So far the volunteers...
  • Art of Living reaches out Yazidis, Shias, and Christians in Iraq

    Amid ongoing relief work, Sri Sri to visit the relief camps Spiritual leader and peace ambassador, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, today called on the governments of Europe, the United States, of America and India to save the thousands of Yazidis trapped in the Sinjar Mountains in Iraq. “This is the one of the...
  • All Ideas Come From A Calm Mind

    MEDITATION and mediation are two main facets which links Sri Sri Ravi Shankar or Guruji, the founder of The Art of Living (AOL) Foundation, to global fame. His vision of a violence-free society has united millions the world over through service projects and the courses he has developed. Today,...
  • Confessions of a Yogaholic

    “If you can’t handle just two children, how can you handle so many children in a crèche?” And this was the end of discussion. Again I was assured of my unworthiness of being able to manage a new business opportunity. Like everyone else, I also want to be a perfect partner, a perfect...
  • Yogic Breathing: What Are the Benefits?

    If you swear by ending a long, stressful day with a little "om," the healing powers of yoga are probably nothing new to you. In fact, the calming, strengthening, and powerful effects of the practice are well-known—and touted by yogis all over the world. But now, a specific kind...
  • Sri Sri addresses 1st World Summit on Ethics In Sports at FIFA Headquarters

    Messages come in from the Indian Prime Minister and the Indian cricket captainZurich, 18th September 2014 – For the first time, leading decision-makers from sports, politics, business, academics and NGOs converged in Zurich to define the role of sports in solving societal problems and to celebrate...
  • The True Pilgrims

    More than 1200 people from Kerala have joined the Art of Living Pampa River Cleaning Project. In February, 2014 an elephant was found dead in the Periyar Tiger Reserve. The post-mortem revealed huge piles of waste — including polythene bags, aluminum foil and wrappers in her abdomen. When you visit...
  • 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...
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    Founded in 1981 by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar,The Art of Living is an educational and humanitarian movement engaged in stress-management and service initiatives. Read More