ART OF LIVING

  • Arvind Kejriwal 'deeply hurt' by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's criticism April 4, 2014

    New Delhi: After spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar hit out at Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal in an editorial, Kejriwal has said that he is 'deeply hurt'. Kejriwal has said that he only wants to work for the country and has no selfish motives. "Pujya Guruji Sri Sri Ravi...
  • Art of Living yoga centre set afire in Pakistan March 10, 2014

    Islamabad: Unidentified armed men have set ablaze an Art of Living yoga centre established by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar who once offered to hold talks with the Taliban to usher in peace in Pakistan. The centre, which is based in Peace Street in the upmarket Bani Gala area, was set...
  • How the young risked their lives to serve people after Uttarakhand floods July 29, 2013

    As nature unleashed death and misery in Uttarakhand, scores of youths from across India rushed to the hill state. Some were linked to Art of Living. Their stories are inspiring, heartening. Risking their lives, they crossed mountains, dodged landslides and faced neardeath situations to offer respite to the needy. What...
  • Remove derogatory content against Sri Sri: HC May 10, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has directed Google to remove, within 36 hours, derogatory content posted by a blogger against Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. Justice Manmohan Singh, hearing a defamation case filed by followers of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, also issued notice to Google and Jitender...
  • Jaipur court to hear case against Sri Sri April 2, 2012

    New Delhi: A Jaipur court is likely to hear a case against spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. The Art of Living founder had alleged that government schools were breeding grounds for Naxalism. The petitioner wants the court to direct the police to lodge an FIR against the spiritual leader. "It's...
  • Sri Sri offers to negotiate between Maoists, Govt March 22, 2012

    Jaipur: Spiritual Guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has offered to negotiate between Maoists and the government in the issue of abduction of two Italians by Naxals in Odisha. He said that he is always ready for peacetalks anywhere and in the recent case of kidnapping of the foreigners by Naxals,...
  • I studied in govt school, I'm not a Naxal: Sibal March 21, 2012

    New Delhi: HRD and Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal slammed spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar for his comment that government schools were a breeding ground for Naxals. "Sorry to hear his comments and this is not true. I studied in a government school and I am not a Naxalite," Sibal said. Earlier...
  • Govt schools breeding ground for Naxals: Sri Sri March 21, 2012

    Jaipur: As Odisha struggles with the Italian hostage crisis, spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has come out with a bizarre statement. The Spiritual leader said that government schools were a breeding ground for Naxals. "It's often seen that boys from Government schools are into Naxalism and violence. Those from the...
  • Ready to broker peace with Taliban: Sri Sri March 19, 2012

    Lucknow: Art of Living (AoL) founder and spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has offered his "good intentions and services" to the Pakistan government and said that he was ready to broker peace between the Pakistan government and Taliban. Back from a trip to Pakistan, Sri Sri told IANS that during...
  • Give equal rights to women: Sri Sri February 4, 2012

    Bangalore: Sri Sri Ravishankar's Art Of Living Ashram looked like a conglomerate of foreign embassies on Friday as representatives from over 55 countries had assembled there to exchange their ideas and experience in various fields at the International Women's Conference. The discussion eventually boiled down to spiritual approach to the subject...
  • Give equal rights to women: Sri Sri Ravishankar February 4, 2012

    Bangalore: Sri Sri Ravishankar's Art Of Living Ashram looked like a conglomerate of foreign embassies on Friday as representatives from over 55 countries had assembled there to exchange their ideas and experience in various fields at the International Women's Conference. The discussion eventually boiled down to spiritual approach to the subject...
  • Berlin gala marks 30 years of Art of Living July 4, 2011

    Berlin: Thousands of people, including Indian Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai and BJP President Nitin Gadkari, braved showers and chilly winds in the German capital to attend yoga performances and riveting Indian dance and music shows as part of the World Cultural Festival celebrating 30 years of Indian spiritual guru...
  • 'Spirituality can help end corruption' February 3, 2011

    The spiritual guru speaks to CNNIBN about issues like corruption, inflation etc. ...
  • Land grab twist to Art of Living extortion calls July 1, 2010

    Bangalore: The reported extortion calls to Art of Living (AoL) of spiritual teacher Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Wednesday turned into a land grab issue with a donturnedjournalist accusing the group of lodging a false case to silence him. The accusation has been firmly denied by the foundation. Sridhar, who...
  • TWTW: the gun and the guru June 6, 2010

    In this week's episode, Cyrus Broacha takes a dig at Sri Sri Ravi Shankar shootout incident. ...
  • Are spiritual movements turning into business empires? June 1, 2010

    On Face the Nation Sagarika Ghose asks experts whether modern spiritual movements lacked credibility. ...
  • Still a mystery who shot at Sri Sri May 31, 2010

    While the police and Home Ministry say that Sri Sri Ravi Shankar wasn't the target, the spiritual guru claims he was. ...
  • It was not an attack on Ravi Shankar: Police May 31, 2010

    Bangalore: Karnataka Director General of Police Ajai Kumar Singh claimed on Monday that the firing incident at Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's ashram in Bangalore on Sunday was not an attack on the spiritual guru. "I won't call this an attack on Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. The incident happened five minutes after...
  • 'Art of Living' to console Air India staff May 23, 2010

    Mangalore: The "young" cabin crew of Air India is so traumatised after Saturday's plane crash, in which 158 people were killed, that volunteers from Art of Living have been sought to counsel them, Air India Chairman and Managing Director Arvind Jadhav said on Sunday. "Our cabin crew is very young, they...
  • Web Exclusive: Sri Sri answers your questions November 26, 2008

    News of economic recession is accompanied by an equally depressing mental recession. How can you keep your inner wealth in times of recession? Are there mantras to happiness and does the road to selfdiscovery always have go through a spiritual guru? Art of Living guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar takes...
  • 1,200 sitarists create magical music together November 22, 2008

    Noida: The soulstirring music seemed to reach up to the heavens as 1,200 sitarists played together to create a scintillating symphony here on Friday evening, holding the audience spell bound. The 1,200 artists from different parts of the country, along with over 50 musicians from seven countries around the world,...
  • Thousand sitar maestros all set to woo the world November 20, 2008

    New Delhi: Kirtik is just six years old but when he plays the sitar he's nothing less than a maestro. It's his innate talent in music that has earned him a spot among 1200 sitar players from around the world, who would be performing at a grand ceremony in Delhi...
  • Preparations for Ravi Shankar concert in full swing November 17, 2008

    New Delhi: There are Promotional events in the capital for the Brahmnaad concert to be organised by the Art of Living Foundation. The concert would be the first of it's kind with 1,200 sitarists from across the country performing together for the 1st time ever on 1 stage. The field...
  • Art of Living centre in Kerala gets bomb threat November 1, 2008

    Kannur (Kerala): A meditation centre of spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living Foundation received a bomb threat on Saturday, one of its teachers said. The centre received a postcard threatening that bombs would go off on Sunday while meditation classes were on, said Vava Suresh, who teaches the...
  • A Guinness record 1200 dancers and Art of Living December 11, 2007

    The Art of Living has entered the Guinness Book of Records for a Mohiniyattam dance organised in Cochin last year: The performance had 1,200 women dance together. The performance has been awarded the world record for the most people performing a Mohiniyattam dance, the traditional Kerala dance form, an Art of...
  • Hoax bomb scare at Sri Sris event in Kosovo September 15, 2007

    Bangalore: A bomb scare halted a public event addressed by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in Kosovo on Friday. Hundreds of people had to be evacuated from the banquet hall of Victory Hotel in Pritina following the bomb scare, Art of Living . Sri Sri had just started a guided meditation after...
  • Art of Living guru in Iraq to talk peace May 24, 2007

    New Delhi: The spiritual guru of the Art of Living Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is in Iraq to visit the foundations trauma relief centre Baghdad. Armed with yoga, meditation and breathing techniques, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar arrived in Baghdad at the invitation of Iraqs Prime Minister Nouri alMaliki. The Art...
  • Bihar legislators learn the art of living February 23, 2007

    New Delhi: With the growing popularity of yoga, the ancient form of meditation, across the country, Bihar MLAs too have decided to jump into the fray and learn the art of living. They want to reinstate the faith in 'human values' and dedicate themselves to doing good to the society ...
  • Art of Living to enlighten Orissa December 14, 2006

    Bhubaneswar: The Art of Living has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Orissa government for setting up a multifaculty university in Orissa. The MoU was signed between the government and Sri Sri Ravishankar Vidya Mandir (SSRVM) Trust, educational initiatives of the Art of Living, in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday....
  • Maha farmers learn Art of Living September 27, 2006

    New Delhi: Despite Prime Minister's package and Sonia's concerns, farmers suicides continue in Maharashtra. Pulled up both by PM and Sonia, Maharshtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh has a plan give them art of living classes. The farmers don't look like, the hep, stressedout corporate types. But then the white collar...