Peace Projects: Trauma Relief

  • School Hostage Crisis, Beslan, Russia (September 2004)

    Overcoming the horrors of the Beslan crisis Within hours of the shootout at a school , the Art of Living volunteers reached the site to assist in any way possible.This three day hostage crisis affected...
  • War, Kosovo (2002)

    Rebuilding war-torn Kosovo Kosovo (2002) The Art of Living Foundation has been working in Kosovo since 2000, helping war victims recollect their lives. A Harvard Medical Group assessing the war effects...
  • Xenophobic attack Cape Town, South Africa (October & May, 2008)

    Peace Award The Art of Living Awarded For Peace Work during Xenophobic Attacks The Masiphumelele community, Cape Town, South Africa was awarded the annual Reconciliation Award from the Institute of Justice...
  • Ethno-political conflict, Ossetia (August 2008)

    Peace in Times of Conflict Ossetia, (August 2008) Since August 2008, the region has witnessed tension and clashes on the brink of war between Georgia and South Ossetia. Despite numerous peace efforts,...
  • Erasing Memories of the Blast

    Suburban Railway Bomb Blasts, Mumbai, India (July 2006) On July 11, 2006, Mumbai, India's financial capital, was hit by a series of seven bomb blasts within 11 minutes on its Suburban Railway. The...
  • War, Lebanon-Israel (July 2006)

    Helping War Refugees War between Lebanon-Israel (July 2006) During the one-month long war in 2006 between Lebanon and Israel, The Art of Living aided people on both sides of the conflict. Trauma relief...
  • War, Afghanistan (February 2002-June 2006)

    Reaching out to war victims The Art of Living, through its trauma relief workshops, brought relief and peace to war victims, mine victims, women, children and others traumatized by over two decades of...
  • Terror Attack, Madrid, Spain (March 2004)

    Sharing the Pain The 2004 Madrid train bombings were a series of coordinated bombings against the commuter train system of Madrid on the morning of March 11, 2004, which killed 191 people and wounded...
  • War, Israel and Palestine (2004)

    Sowing Seeds of Peace Israel and Palestine (2004) The long-drawn conflict between Israel and Palestine on the one hand and war with Lebanon on the other has taken a very high mental and emotional toll...
  • Terror attack, New York (September 2001)

    9/11 Terror Attack New York, USA (September 2001) On September 11, 2001, nineteen Islamic terrorists affiliated with Al-Qaeda carried out coordinated suicide attacks, hijacking and intentionally crashing...
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