Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Guruji helps Preserving a Sikh Shrine in Iraq



In a significant development, the Government of Iraq has decided to rebuild the 15th century Sikh Guru Guru Nanak Dev’s shrine which was destroyed in the 2003 war in Baghdad.

Recently spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, who is on a peace mission to Iraq, met with Iraqi Vice President Adil Abd-al-Mahdi about rebuilding the over 500-year-old Sikh shrine. Talking to media here at his palace, Iraqi Vice President and senior politician Adil Abd-al-Mahdi has said that the government would rebuild the destroyed Guru Nanak Dev''s shrine in Baghdad.

He also thanked the Indian Spiritual Guru Sri Sri Ravishankar for taking up this issue with the Iraqi Government.Read More

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Guruji says 'An eye for an eye is against our culture'

Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has been outspoken in condemning both the terror strikes and communal fanaticism, which many feel gives rise to terrorism.

In an interview with Vicky Nanjappa, he spoke about tacking the menace of terrorism though education and persuasion. He also discusses the controversial issue of Malegaon blast accused Lieutenant Colonel Shrikant Purohit attending AoL sessions.
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Thursday, December 25, 2008

Iraq to rebuild Guru Nanak's shrine

Talking to media here at his palace, Iraqi Vice President and senior politician Adil Abd-al-Mahdi has said that the government would rebuild the destroyed Guru Nanak Dev's shrine in Baghdad.

He also thanked the Indian Spiritual Guru Sri Sri Ravishankar for taking up this issue with the Iraqi Government. Read Full Story

Iraqi minister assures fair trial for erring journalist

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar wraps up trip to Iraq

KARBALA, Iraq: Indian guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, on a visit to Iraq, says the country's people need to embrace the future and put the past behind them.
The Hindu spiritual leader is wrapping up a three-day visit to Iraq, where he has been meeting with government officials and teachers to talk about improving education and health care. Read More

Each one of us has the duty to wipe away the tears of another















Spiritual and humanitarian leader and founder of the Art of Living Foundation, His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, is on a three-day visit to Iraq to continue his peace mission with political and religious leaders and to oversee Art of Living's humanitarian initiatives in the war-torn country. Arriving in Baghdad yesterday, Sri Sri met up with Mr. Hussain Al Musawi, President of the Shia Political Council. The Shia political leader requested Sri Sri to continue his good work in Iraq and particularly bring in more doctors from India since the country faced a shortage in this regard. Read More

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar visits Iraq to bring peace between Shias and Sunnis






Indian spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is on a visit to Iraq to bring closer the Shia and Sunni communities who have been fighting against each other.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, who runs Art of Living Foundation, has been teaching yoga and meditation to the war-weary Iraqis and his foundation is working for rehabilitation of the war victims in Iraq since 2003.Read More

Guruji's women empowerment programme in Iraq

The Iraqi people have suffered so much. The Art of Living Foundation will help in reducing and eliminating stress among them and train up them so that they are all empowered. We want Iraqis to be joyful once again," Guruji said.Read more

Monday, December 22, 2008

Global Humanitarian and Peace Visionary Ravi Shankar in Jordan

The Art of Living Association Jordan (AOL) hosted a public talk in honor of the association’s founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar during his second visit to Jordan. The event was held on Saturday, December 20, 2008 at the Sheraton Hotel. Global humanitarian and renowned spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shanker founded the Art of Living Foundation, an entity dedicated to world peace, prosperity and a better future for all. He was welcomed by deputy mayor of Amman Mr. Amer Al-Bashir and members of the AOL association Jordan. Read More

Saturday, December 20, 2008

Meditation classes at schools

Calm and gentle breathing replaces the usual cacophony in classrooms. The sound of the morning bell at Lokpuram Public School, Pokhran-II in
Thane, is greeted by students sitting still in their seats with eyes shut. The students chant in a co-ordinated manner for ten minutes. As if in a trance, they train at discovering inner peace. Read More

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Guruji's Journey for Peace.

The 3rd World Congress of Imams & Rabbis for Peace’,Paris, Dec. 15-17, 2008: Guruji will speak at ‘The Sacredness of Peace’ session at the World Congress in Paris. Focussing on ways to bring ‘Peace between Israelis and Palestinians,’ Guruji will also moderate the session on ‘Prayer as an Instrument of Peace’.

Visit to Iraq, Dec 21 - 23 :As part of his continuous efforts to take peace and non-violence to different parts of the world,
Guruji will visit Iraq on invitation from the Iraqi Prime Minister .

Guruji With Devotees at Bali Airport

Monday, December 8, 2008

Anger is energy





Guruji's Article in Times of India Mumbai Edition. Photo page Courtesy Sri Arunji & pitamah.blogspot.com
click link below to read.

Anger is energy

Saturday, December 6, 2008

Guruji suggest blend of knowledge to end conflicts

Itanagar (PTI): Noted spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravishankar on Friday suggested a blend of knowledge of all traditions, including the teachings of Islam, Christianity, Hinduism and indigenous faiths, to end conflicts. Read more