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World Culture Festival

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.

15 Images of Celebration and Cultural Harmony at World Culture Festival

Johann Berlin | Posted 03.23.2016 | World
Johann Berlin


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...

5 Smart Ways to Be Insanely Cool!

Mona Shah Joshi | Posted 03.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mona Shah Joshi

Wearing expensive suits, carrying the latest gadgets or vacationing in Monte Carlo won't make you the most sought after person in room. Even my friend...

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?

5 Easy Ways You Can Create World Peace

Mona Shah Joshi | Posted 02.16.2016 | Impact
Mona Shah Joshi

John Lennon's poignant lyrics touched a raw nerve when he debuted "Imagine" in 1971. Forty-five years later, the lyrics continue to tug the heart as we experience gun violence, racial incidents and global humanitarian crises.

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...

Celebrating Humanity Through the World's Culture

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar | Posted 02.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

The human race has many achievements to its credit. Today, we take many things for granted that a few generations earlier, nobody had imagined. We are now able to clone living beings and reach anybody in the world instantly. But there are still things that we do not have clear answers to.

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...

Life at 100 Percent

Seema Kalra | Posted 01.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Seema Kalra

The sun shone bright on a huge blanket of snow. It was a cold morning with temperatures touching freezing point yet a serpentine queue stood outside ...

Why The World Needs An Event Like The WCF?

Uma Muthuraaman | Posted 01.26.2016 | World
Uma Muthuraaman

In the age of digital connectivity where everyone is connected to everyone else with a push of a button, the initial reaction to a world culture festi...

Mass Meditating For World Peace: 70,000 Gather At World Culture Festival

Lisa Cleary | Posted 09.04.2011 | Religion
Lisa Cleary

"It is time to celebrate the differences and celebrate life on this planet. With all the volunteers, we are sure we can create a stress-free, violence-free society for our children," summed up Ravi Shankar at the festival.