November 2019

The Transient Nature of Feelings

Our feelings are most unreliable. They keep changing – five minutes, you feel good and ten minutes later, you feel bad, and five minutes later, you feel good again. If we base our lives, our actions, our activities on our feelings, our whole life will be a regret. Never base your lives on how you feel.

Different Karmas will give Fruits at Different times

When you make the sources of misery and your fears more and more subtle, then they let you return to your Self. They let you bring the mind back to the Source. When these miseries are very dense, they bother you. They captivate your mind. When they become thinner and thinner, your mind becomes more free and you get back to your Self, your Source.

Must-do Yoga Asanas for a Better skin

Premature wrinkling can start primarily due to stress or unhealthy lifestyle practices. Some significant culprits are smoking, alcohol, drug addiction, and unhealthy food choices. Acne is another common skin problem. This could sometimes occur due to hormonal changes in the body and improper digestion also shows up in the form of acne. Whatever the cause, these yoga asanas can help you achieve smooth, glowing skin.

Pulling Farmers Out of their Doldrums in Maharashtra

The Art of Living is working hand in hand with the Maharashtra Government in implementing PoCRA (Project on Climate Resilient Agriculture) - a scheme aimed at helping farmers in the Marathwada and Vidarbha regions. The project will cover 5,142 villages across 15 most climate vulnerable districts, where farmer suicides are rampant. Over 7 million people will benefit from this project.

The Airavateswara Temple in Darasuram

The Airavateswara Temple is a very ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple is present in a town called Darasuram near Kumbakonam, in the Thanjavur district in the Indian state of Tamilnadu. Lord Shiva is worshipped as Lord Airavateswara in this magnificent temple. This is the only temple in India that is named after Airavata, the mythological elephant of Lord Indra, the King of Heaven!