Wisdom Commentaries

Revived Ancient Wisdom with Practical Applications for Modern Life

Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has revived the profound knowledge from ancient sacred texts in the form of commentaries that make the wisdom easy to apply to daily modern life. Art of Living centers offer group study sessions based on viewing and discussing these commentaries. The commentaries are also available for purchase from the Art of Living Bookstore in audio, video and/or written transcriptions.

Astavakra Gita

The Ashtavakra Gita examines the mind, ego, conflict, and the self with the unparalleled insight and depth. It is the coming together of ancient knowledge, classic stories, and practical wisdom, making this commentary an invaluable companion.

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Bhagavad Gita

The Bhagavad Gita is an ancient tale of wisdom in the midst of chaos. It is a series that inspires reason and discernment to help one transcend both concepts and limitations.

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Yoga Sutras

The Yoga Sutra's of Patanjali are life's threads, each one pregnant with knowledge, tools & techniques, that can be used to guide, not only the mind but one's very being to it's full potential.

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Bhakti Sutras

A discourse by Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on the writings of Rishi Narada - the sutras a dedication to Bhakti (devotion), the culmination of Love.

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The Upanishads are dialogues between the Master and student from ages ago. There are nearly 100 Upanishads available today. To date, Gurudev has spoken on Kata, Kena, Yogasara and Isha Upanishads.

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