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Faith & Alertness — By Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in the FREE PRESS Journal

Faith and alertness appear to be completely opposite in nature.  When you are alert there usually is no faith, and you feel restless and insecure.  When you have faith your mind is secure and in a restful state, and you … Continue reading

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From depression to deep happiness – Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Once a gentleman came to a doctor complaining that there was something severely wrong with him. He was hurting all over and was very sad but all the tests came out normal. The doctor said, “There is nothing wrong with … Continue reading

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The Five Ingredients of Success

Everyone wants to be successful in life, but not many are aware of what success really is. Success is an attitude, not just a phenomenon. The sign of success is overwhelming joy, confidence, compassion, generosity, and a smile that none can … Continue reading

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Love can only blossom in freedom

Love can only blossom in freedom. When freedom is restricted, love suffocates. You need to be free. Often love stifles.When you are in love or when you love somebody, you feel stifled because you are obliged. When there are so … Continue reading

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The 5 Types of Questions – Sri Sri

The spark behind every great discovery that has taken place on this planet has been the spirit of inquiry  When that inquiry is directed outwards – “What is this? How does it happen?” it is science and when it is directed inwards – … Continue reading

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Storms of Emotions: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Life is found to be caught up in storms so very often and you are not yourself when you are in a storm. And you don’t know what to do with it. At those moments all your practices, concepts, ideas, ideals, … Continue reading

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Art of Living Experiences – Baghdad, Iraq – April 2013 (Watch the Video!)

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What Is Real Freedom! – Sri Sri

There are two kinds of minds. One is an open mind; another is a closed mind. A closed mind is that which says, ‘‘This is how it is. I know it. That is it’’. An open mind is, ‘‘Oh, may … Continue reading

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Dont label yourself as gay or lesbian: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Q to Sri Sri: Gurudev, I want to be honest with my parents about my sexuality. Yet my fear of losing their love and support has been stopping me from being honest with them. Do I need to be compassionate … Continue reading

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Staying in Bliss

It is difficult to get into bliss and it is difficult to get out of bliss. there are so many obstacles to get into bliss. You think you’ve got it, you have it in hand, and then it drops. Give … Continue reading

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