Art of Living campaign

13 May 2012

CHANDIGARH: Art of Living will conduct a nationwide "Meditate India" initiative aimed at raising awareness about the benefits of meditation and providing an opportunity for people to internalize meditation in their lifestyle. Launched on May 13, which also is the birthday of The Art of Living founder, Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, the initiative will educate people that meditation is "Healthy to learn and easy to practice" and results in good health, peace and happiness.

The campaign will see people from all walks of life coming together to share some moments of silence through guided meditations at around 1,700 centres in India. The free meditation camps will be conducted in residential localities, corporate houses, schools, colleges and parks all over India. The "Meditate India" initiative will help in reducing stress and create a positive attitude towards accepting challenges.

The initiative will run from May 13 to 31. A blood donation camp at Rotary Club in Sector 37 will be held on Sunday. Also meditation session will be held on Sunday for 600 inmates in Burail Jail and 250 children in Snehalya