It is the one divinity which manifests itself as the intellect in all beings. It is the same divinity that is present in all human beings as hunger and as sleep. And it is the same divinity which is also present as agitation or restlessness. This realization, that everything is a manifestation of the one divine brings rest to the mind. - Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
If a person remains inactive, and does nothing and then he says, ‘I am a good person’, that goodness is of no use. If you are good and are compassionate, then do some work as well. Isn’t it? - Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
An Indian spiritual leader’s peace tour of South America is viewed with interest by Washington as New Delhi’s unique, probably difficult, effort to cleanse a sizeable portion of Latin America from drugs and deaths.
Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar inaugurated the 111th Annual Session of the PHD Chamber of Commerce on Saturday and emphasized on ethics in business for transforming India to be one of the leading global economic power with calling upon the audience present on the occasion to adopt well established values and ethics in their day-to-day life to keep high moral grounds to inspire youths.
A holistic and multi-dimensional approach is imperative to establish peace and stability in Kashmir. Real peace can prevail in Kashmir only with the participation of all the stakeholders. They have to start conversing with each other, among themselves, with a vision based on human values. It’s with the view of facilitating such engagements that The Art of Living hosted the ‘Kashmir: Back to... View details ⇨
Meditation is what? Sitting - 'I am fulfillment.' For ages, people have been told and everybody believes it - 'I will go to heaven and then I will be fulfilled.' I say fulfillment is the door, the first step. Be fulfilled and then heaven opens up to you. - Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
No matter how good a place you are at, you will still be unhappy if you are caught up in negativity and frustration. And if you have made it a habit to be frustrated then no one can save you. You will have to get out of it with your own self-effort, and with the help of knowledge. - Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
Hailing the Centre's demonetisation move, spiritual guru and The Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Saturday said it's a good opportunity to give impetus to cashless transactions, adding that digital financial transactions must be promoted in rural areas.
When you turn the candle upside down, still the flame always goes up. In life also, so many incidences will come where your enthusiasm is put down; your spirit goes down. At that time remember ‘I am like the candle and I will come out of this. Nothing whatsoever can stop my spirit and enthusiasm.’ - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
Our body is not permanent. It keeps changing all the time. Every cell in our body is changing all the time. Yet, there is something in us that is not changing at all. You recognize the change because of something that does not change. It is due to the non-changing aspect within you that you are able to recognize the changes. Viveka is being able to identify what is changing and what is... View details ⇨