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SERENITY OF SILENCE

28-03-2014
Happiness, peace and prosperity are wished for by everybody on the New Year. Peace lies within us. As we enter the New Year, let us all take a resolution to become aware of this peace inside and allow our smiles to reflect the true sign of the prosperity that lies inside. Our time on this planet is a gift to us. The past year has also offered you many gifts. With its thorns it has made you strong, with its petals it has given you joy. Every event has something good in it and something not-so-good...

WOMEN ARE BORN LEADERS!!

28-03-2014
Women have both gentleness and strength. Indian scriptures place tremendous amount of power in women. In fact, the primordial energy known as Shakti which is the life force behind the whole creation is feminine. That is why our scriptures honour women as the highest aspect of divinity- the Aadhya Shakti. Women bring together the finest aspects of society; the ability to create and the transformational ability to make a difference in the society. Women bring us to the planet and teach us how to live....

Meditation matters to Karanvir Bohra

28-03-2014
Karanvir Bohra, the Khatron Ke Khiladi's most fashionable young man, who made his mark in Punjabi filmdom with Love Youu Soniye has another side to him. A spiritual side. Very few are aware that he takes short breaks to get away from the stress of the city to spend time at spiritual and yoga retreats. Along with wife Teejay Sidhu, Karanvir looks at propagating yoga with a video for TFV actors who work 24 x7 for 30 days and often can't handle the hectic schedules. "We are working on...

Youth getting into meditation

28-03-2014
Gone are the days when meditation and yoga were the business of the elderly. Today, many schools and colleges are organizing optional yoga and meditation classes for children to cope up with increasing stress. And the best part is that the younger generation actively takes part in it. "I joined the Art of Living and it has completely changed my outlook towards life," says Shubhangi S, a third year college student. Shubhangi joined the meditation course after she saw a sea change in her...

NRIs pitch in for a better india, OVBI to hold event in Washington

17-12-2013
 Now, non resident Indians want to vote for a better India. US based Overseas Volunteers for a Better India (OVBI) today announced that it will hold 'Big Ideas for a Better India' event on December 22 in Washington, D.C. This event will bring together a panel of decision-makers, and professionals from across the US in a conversation about ideas to bring change for a better India. Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar will preside over the event as the keynote speaker. The conference will be...

Social intervention at HWT bus park

11-11-2013
"If you drop out of school, you are six times more likely to become a gang member, and if you become a gang member you are ten times more likely to end up in prison or dead, and we don't want that for you, we want discipline and order," National Security Minister Peter Bunting told the students. "You can still be cool and have fun, keeping calm and avoiding gangs," Bunting added. The visit, labelled a social intervention, was staged weeks after the Sunday Observer alerted the nation to the unruly...

Business and society

11-11-2013
Economy is the most vital aspect of any society. Not only do businesses provide livelihood to many, they are also an expression of creativity in solving real world issues. A business idea becomes successful and profitable when it serves a genuine need in society. Every experienced businessman knows that the real wealth is the trust that they build in their customers. It is this trust that gets translated to financial prosperity and sustainability. Business could never run without trust and retaining...

Arise and Awaken, Media

10-02-2013
In the Summer of 2010, while coordinating a meditation based empowerment seminar at an African American school in Houston, Texas, I had a key moment of truth when a 6th grader shared with us that "He has been looking for this peace ALL his life and that the program has been life changing". I truly understood what the young man was saying as I had experienced the same peace, focus and transformation after learning the same meditation technique a decade ago! I soon got very attached to the students,...

Genetic Evidence of Yoga’s Impact on the Immune System

23-10-2013
Norwegian researchers find a strong and immediate genetic response to yoga practice. If we're finished obsessing about yoga jeans, perhaps it's time to think about yoga and genes. Newly published research from Norway suggests that a comprehensive yoga program rapidly produces internal changes on a genetic level. The results help explain the well-documented health benefits of this ancient practice. "These data suggest that previously reported (therapeutic) effects of yoga practices...

Ayurveda makes transatlantic entry into Las Vegas

02-10-2013
The recently held, ‘Second International Conference on Surgery and Anaesthesia’ in Las Vegas had a unique and unlikely contributor in the form of Bangalore-based Dr Ramesh Bhat. A department head at Bangalore, India’s Sri Sri College of Ayurvedic Science and Research Hospital, Dr Bhat presented a paper on a case study employing a 5000-years old Ayurvedic surgical technique called ‘Ksharasutra’ to treat anorectal disorders. The case was of a 48-year-old man in critical...
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