Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar launches Cauvery Rejuvenation Project
After successful implementation of Rejuvenation Projects for over 35 rivers and tributaries in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tamilnadu, The Art of Living in association with Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (RDPR), Department of Karnataka launched the Cauvery Rejuvenation Project in Kodagu on 27th March, 2018. Phase one of this project is expected to benefit 1.5 lakh people in 10 gram panchayats.
How to Raise Your ‘Good’ Cholesterol Levels
While cholesterol is a complex substance, most of us are familiar with two of its primary components: LDL (bad cholesterol) and HDL (good cholesterol). So far, both doctors and their patients have focused on reducing LDL cholesterol as a key part of their treatment regimen. However, new research at Baylor College of Medicine shows that having too little HDL cholesterol may be more damaging and may even be more predictive of heart disease than LDL.
The Pashupatinath Temple at Mandsaur
A unique a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is present in Mandsaur, Madhya Pradesh. The devotees get enthralled with the darshan of Lord Shiva in this temple. The Mandsur Pashupatinath temple is comparatively less known and yet, is the only temple in India dedicated to Lord Pashupatinath. This temple has an eight-faced Shivalinga which is a one of its kind in the entire country! The celebrated poet Kalidasa has praised Lord Pashupatinath in this temple at Mandsaur!
Seva is savior
The way to expand from individual to universal consciousness is to share the sorrows and joys of others. As you grow, your Consciousness should also grow. When you expand with time, in knowledge, then getting into depression is impossible. Your innermost source is joy. The way to overcome personal misery is to share universal misery! The way to expand Personal joy is to share universal joy. Instead of thinking “What about me, what can I gain from this world?” start thinking, “What can I do for the world?” When everyone comes from a space of contributing to society, you have a divine society.
Revival of 54 Year Old Dam Solves Water Problems of Pohale
A dam constricted in 1963 in Pohale, (a small village in Kolhapur, Maharashtra), has been revived, thanks to the efforts of Sarpanch Dadasaheb Tawade. Grossly neglected in the last 10-15 years, this dam was dysfunctional and had an overgrowth of unwanted plants and algae. Water scarcity was a major problem in the village. Dadasaheb took the initiative to revive this dam. On November 11th, 2017, rejuvenation work began with the help of 20 seva warriors. This was completely a people’s movement, with no Government aid whatsoever.