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Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Becoming a Meditation Teacher

Jill Klimpel | Posted 07.25.2016 | Religion
Jill Klimpel

Everyone is a student and everyone is a teacher as well. By default you are teaching something. Whether you want to or not, whether you acknowledge i...

An Intimate Dialogue With Sri Sri Ravi Shankar At The Ohio State University

Jill Klimpel | Posted 07.08.2016 | Religion
Jill Klimpel

In March of this year, when I attended the World Culture Festival in India, and was afforded the chance to invite Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to come to The ...

Life, Liberty And The Pursuit Of Perfection: Bring Your Happy Back

Mona Shah Joshi | Posted 06.30.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mona Shah Joshi

Perfection exists as construct in the mind. True perfection is a tranquil, equanimous mind in the face of challenges. Inner perfection comes naturally when we leave room for imperfection.

World Celebrates International Day of Yoga

Sejal Shah | Posted 06.21.2016 | Impact
Sejal Shah

It is so wonderful to see how Yoga - 5000 years old science and philosophy of living from India has crossed all the borders uniting people world over in the spirit of celebration and inclusivity. Yoga is truly for EVERYBODY!

3 Ways Love Can Triumph Over Hate

Mona Shah Joshi | Posted 06.21.2016 | Impact
Mona Shah Joshi

Two thousand sixteen is more than an election year, it's a critical moment for Americans as we chart the future trajectory of our country and decide: What kind of country do we want? If we want a safe, peaceful country that continues to model democracy and egalitarianism for the rest of the world, then we need to take steps to ensure that happens.

1 Entity That Can Surely Transform Your Yoga Practice

Sejal Shah | Posted 06.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Sejal Shah

The newly released 2016 Yoga in America Study conducted by Yoga Journal and Yoga Alliance shows that the number of US yoga practitioners has increased...

A Guru in the Heartland - Why You Should Know the Name Sri Sri

Jill Klimpel | Posted 06.03.2016 | Religion
Jill Klimpel

Sri Sri is most commonly known as a spiritual guru to millions of people around the world. While his work is extensive, at present, his fame is mostly in his peace-building work. He has even been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize several times.

Leading with Freedom: Lessons on Vision, Engagement, and Being

Johann Berlin | Posted 04.04.2016 | Impact
Johann Berlin

When we are caught up in our goals, expectations, or desired outcomes, we become lost in a future that may never be realized. Freshness and dynamism can arise when we are 100 percent in our action in the present moment.

Why Students At Elite Colleges Are Turning To Meditation

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 03.23.2016 | Healthy Living

Twice a week, stressed-out students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology pry themselves away from the demands of school and meet in a reserved...

How Meditation Transformed This Entrepreneur's Approach To Work And Life

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.15.2016 | Business

Louis Gagnon, president of the carpooling start-up ride.com and former executive at the audio content company Audible Inc., is eschewing the usual tec...

Community Driven River Restoration: New Model for Change?

Johann Berlin | Posted 04.05.2016 | Impact
Johann Berlin

Rivers have been the lifeblood of India for centuries, nourishing the bodies of its people and the soil of its lands.

8 Cool Meditation Secrets for Lasting Peace of Mind

Sejal Shah | Posted 03.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sejal Shah

Quietening the mind or having thoughtless state seem impossible and frustrating goal to many meditators. So many times I had felt that instead of reli...

World Cultural Festival: Why 3.5 Million Breaths Will Come Together Creating a Culture of Peace

Shalini Parekh | Posted 02.29.2016 | Impact
Shalini Parekh

If it was reported that 50,000 kids in Mexico were at the brink of the biggest intervention the Mexican government has ever undertaken to turn around hopelessness, despair, addiction and enslavement to a culture of drugs amongst youth -- would that make a compelling headline?

The World Culture Festival: Why we cannot Afford to keep Culture Under the Radar Any More

Shalini Parekh | Posted 02.12.2016 | World
Shalini Parekh

The line crackled and faded. I had gauged that my son -- who on a recent birthday had joined the ranks of adults -- was calling from Udaipur, my homet...

Making The Voice of Peace Stronger - 3 Scientific Reasons You Should Meditate for World Peace

Sejal Shah | Posted 02.10.2016 | Impact
Sejal Shah

Meditation has proven its advantage for people of all walks of life be it be Corporate America, educational institutes, health care organizations, pri...

Making Noise for Peace: The World Culture Festival in March 2016

Jill Klimpel | Posted 02.22.2016 | Religion
Jill Klimpel

One of my favorite Malcolm X quotes is, "if you want something, you had better make some noise." And rather than violence, what if we dared to make s...

Meditation Can Lead to Innovation: A Guru's Advice

Mandar Apte | Posted 01.11.2016 | Business
Mandar Apte

Silence is the mother of creativity. Silence enhances our perception, understanding and helps deeper assimilation of new ideas.

Daily Meditation: Journey Within

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 12.10.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

At the Heart of Ethics

Johann Berlin | Posted 12.05.2015 | Impact
Johann Berlin

Why would business, political, media, and spiritual leaders look to ethics in this time turmoil ?

Non-Violence: Our Generation's Call to Duty?

Johann Berlin | Posted 12.04.2015 | World
Johann Berlin

While the correct path forward against this enemy remains uncertain, what is clear to me is that we cannot fight injustice with more unjust actions, like blaming the very people who are trying to flee this enemy.

How Meditation Can Improve Your Marriage

Jennie Lee | Posted 09.22.2015 | Weddings
Jennie Lee

Modern marriages face a lot of stress -- too little time and money, too much technology and temptation. In order to keep your love alive, it is essent...

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Transcending The Controversy On International Day Of Yoga

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 06.22.2015 | Religion

The Indian ambassador to the United Nations joined a room full of journalists this week to talk up the first International Day of Yoga taking place on...

Interview With Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Philip Goldberg | Posted 05.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Philip Goldberg

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is an internationally known spiritual teacher whose Art of Living programs and humanitarian efforts have affected millions of liv...

Start Living Life to the Fullest: Powerful Phrases to Inspire you to Spiritual Greatness

Jesica L. Santos | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Jesica L. Santos

I have selected 75 phrases that have had a profound impact in my life throughout the years. It is my sincere hope that they will deeply inspire you to reach a higher level of awareness and lasting fulfillment in your life in all the realms.

How Mindfulness Is Healing Trauma Victims In Iraq

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 11.24.2014 | Religion

International spiritual teacher and guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar recently traveled to Erbil, Iraq, to host a conference addressing the persecution of wom...