December 2018

The principles of creation - Tattva Gyan

This Creation has so many varieties to keep you charmed and happy. But, you don’t look at the Creation at all! If you look at the Creation, you will see the Creator. Creation and Creator are not separate; don’t think that God has created the world and gone to sit somewhere else. If God is omnipresent, where is the place for Creation outside Him? Creation cannot be outside God.

Adopting Gandhian Principles of Ahimsa to Counter Violence

The International Association for Human Values, a sister concern of The Art of Living, in association with the “From India With Love” Project had organized a 2-day “World Summit on Countering Violence” at The Art of Living International Center on October 1st and 2nd, 2018, marking Mahatma Gandhi’s 149th Birth Anniversary. A delegation from the US National Police Foundation, academics, global thinkers, and policy makers, came together to brainstorm solutions to modern day conflicts, through Gandhian principles of Non-Violence.

Creating Clusters of Successful Gram Panchayats Across India

The Art of Living Vyakti Vikas Kendra India (VVKI) will be partnering with the National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR) in their major initiative to create clusters of successfully developed gram panchayats across the country. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed to this effect between NIRDPR and VVKI at the launch of the project

Poor posture need not be a permanent condition

How many times were we told as children, “Stand straight and don’t slouch”? Parents also told us that the cause of poor posture was mere laziness. If only it was that easy! Walking around with our head up high, may be an effective cover up for a poor posture, but it will not cure the underlying problem. Anyway, who can concentrate on maintaining this 24 hours a day?

The Shrinathji Temple in Nathdwara

This is a famous and ancient temple dedicated to the child form of Lord Shri Krishna is present in Nathdwara, Rajasthan. The term ‘Nathdwara’ implies ‘Gate of the Lord’. Lord Shrinathji represents the child form of Sri Krishna, who once lifted the mighty Govardhana mountain with his little finger and protected the cowherds and innocent people of Vrindavan from the incessant downpour of rain caused by Indra, the king of Devas. Lord Shrinathji is also worshipped as ‘Govardhana Giridhari’ in this temple at Nathdwara.