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

Staying healthy once you touch the magical 60

If you find it hard to believe, then consider this: 1. Yoshihisa Hosaka, a senior citizen runner, has broken the 60+ World Marathon running record with a time of 2 hours 36 minutes 2. David Shepherd attained a British record at the 2,000m indoor rowing championships in the 85-89 year old category 3. Louise Cooper, 61, has run through the Sahara desert and up the 28,000-foot Mont Blanc in Switzerland. Each of these passionate individuals has his or her philosophy, on life and living. What are their secrets?

The Shrinathji Temple in Nathdwara

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.

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?

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.