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Why is it so difficult to choose a life partner? The one we like doesn't like us, and the one who likes us, we don’t like them.

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Satsang

Question: Why is it so difficult to choose a life partner? The one we like doesn't like us, and the one who likes us, we don’t like them.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Yes this is a serious matter! (laughter) What can I say, this is the way the world is, a little crooked. That’s why, no matter you like or you don’t like, just bear it somehow and move ahead. What is the guarantee that if you like someone today, you will keep liking them tomorrow? If you stop liking them after a year or two, what will you do? Sometimes people stop liking their partner even after marriage? So you never know, you may just not like somebody and start liking them after marriage? So don't be too choosy. Nobody is perfect. Even the other person might be looking for perfection. Are you also perfect? Any relationship, if it is based on how you can make the person happy, then it will work. If you are only focussed on how much happiness you can take from the relationship, then that boat will shake. If you live your life thinking how you can bring happiness to others and improve their lives, then every person you meet in life you will see everyone as one and they will all move along with you. You have the power in you to change others. Don't forget that. You may not be able to change the whole society but you can at least change one or two people! When you can spoil people, you can also improve them. There are so many people who have spoilt their friendships. it happens, everything changes here. So you keep the focus on your Self. Focus on knowledge and meditation.

Ram navami special: Ram Janam from Sri Ramcharitmanas

छं0-भए प्रगट कृपाला दीनदयाला कौसल्या हितकारी।
हरषित महतारी मुनि मन हारी अद्भुत रूप बिचारी।।
लोचन अभिरामा तनु घनस्यामा निज आयुध भुज चारी।
भूषन बनमाला नयन बिसाला सोभासिंधु खरारी।।
कह दुइ कर जोरी अस्तुति तोरी केहि बिधि करौं अनंता।
माया गुन ग्यानातीत अमाना बेद पुरान भनंता।।
करुना सुख सागर सब गुन आगर जेहि गावहिं श्रुति संता।
सो मम हित लागी जन अनुरागी भयउ प्रगट श्रीकंता।।
ब्रह्मांड निकाया निर्मित माया रोम रोम प्रति बेद कहै।
मम उर सो बासी यह उपहास��� सुनत धीर पति थिर न रहै।।
उपजा जब ग्याना प्रभु मुसकाना चरित बहुत बिधि कीन्ह चहै।
कहि कथा सुहाई मातु बुझाई जेहि प्रकार सुत प्रेम लहै।।
माता पुनि बोली सो मति डौली तजहु तात यह रूपा।
कीजै सिसुलीला अति प्रियसीला यह सुख परम अनूपा।।
सुनि बचन सुजाना रोदन ठाना होइ बालक सुरभूपा।
यह चरित जे गावहिं हरिपद पावहिं ते न परहिं भवकूपा।।
दो0-बिप्र धेनु सुर संत हित लीन्ह मनुज अवतार।
निज इच्छा निर्मित तनु माया गुन गो पार।।192।।

Travel and meditation with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in Cambodia 24 to 27 March 2015

Meditation Retreat at Cambodia with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar ji is a wonderful opportunity from 24-27 March 2015. Seats are limited and bookings open till March 10. If you would like to register, please fill in the google form https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1at6TaPYrZVD1d8NV1Hm991DZQU1mrHLm2KFnFOM-PH8/viewform and we will get back to you. For more queries you can also e-mail us on admin@sumerutravels.com or srisri.cambodia@gmail.com
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Starts: 03/24/2015 12:00PM
Ends: 2015-03-27:00.000
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Cambodia

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in Cambodia 24 to 27 March 2015

Shouldn’t our festivals be violence-free

Violence free festivals

We need to take a moment and think, is violence part of religion or a medieval culture? Can killing someone innocent, lead us to peace?

The ISIS considers living beings as objects and beheads them, aren’t we doing the same by showing no respect to ‘life’?

We are guiding our kids through the ‘killing’ ceremony, do we want them to get ‘used to’ killing. Do we want India to have people who are ‘used to’ killing?

Let’s be bold and brave and say “I’ll be non-violent, if it means I'll go to hell, so be it. But I will not spread more violence on this planet.”

The world is watching, it’s time to kindle the love within’ :)

~ @Loginitin

Yoga as it is, explained by Indian PM Narendra Modi at UNGA 2014

Yoga is an invaluable gift of our ancient tradition. Yoga embodies unity of mind and body; thought and action; restraint and fulfillment; harmony between man and nature; a holistie approach to health and well being. It is not about exercise but to discover the sense of oneness with yourself, the world and the nature. By changing our lifestyle and creating consciousness, it can help us deal with climate change.

Let us work towards adopting an International Yoga Day.

Narendra Modi at UNGA 2014

Vedic Navratri Pujas at the Art of Living International Ashram, 2014 schedule

Art of living , Navratri Vedic Puja

This is an 11 day celebration at the Art of Living Bangalore Ashram.

Sri Maha Ganapati Homa:

This homa is offered to that aspect of divinity which removes all obstacles to our growth and success. It is for clearing all impediments before the start of any project or venture and attract auspiciousness in our lives.

Navgraha Homa:

Everything in creation is connected, and all the various spheres in the universe mutually affect each other. This homa reduces negative influences that enter our lives and increases positive influences.

Sri Maha Rudra Homa:

This homa helps to transform stagnancy and for overall prosperity, health, happiness, success and removal of obstructions. It is offered to the one who removes misery.

Sri Maha Sudarshan Homa:

This homa blesses us with the right vision, removes ignorance and ushers to us a new life overflowing with knowledge. It is especially for removing confusion and mental blocks and giving serenity.

Sri Nava Chandi Homa:

The Chandi homa marks the pinnacle of all Navaratri homas. It is performed to remove all negative tendencies and obstacles to growth, both, in ourselves and in the environment.

Rishi Homa:

This homa is done in gratitude to all the enlightened masters. It honors all the seers and sages of the past, present and future.

Vishnu Sahastranama

Sahastranama literally means ‘the thousand names’. This chanting is done for bringing success in life. It is offered to honour the sustaining energy in creation.

Lalita sahastranama

Regular chanting of Shri Lalita Sahastranama will provide a long, contented, healthy life.

Schedule

Day Date Tithi Time Schedule
  Tuesday, 23-Sep Amavasya   Rudrabhishekam
1 Wednesday, 24-Sep Prathipat 7.00pm Rudrabhishekam
         
2 Thursday, 25-Sep Dwitiya 7.00pm Rudrabhishekam
3 Friday, 26-Sep Tritiya 7.00pm Rudrabhishekam
4 Saturday, 27-Sep Chaturthi 7.00pm Rudrabhishekam
5 Sunday, 28-Sep Panchami 7.00pm Rudrabhishekam
6 Monday, 29-Sep Shashti 7.00am
Rudrabhishekam
6 Monday, 29-Sep Shashti 9.00am Shri Maha Ganapati Homam, Shri Subramaniya & Navgrah Homa
      4.30pm Shri Chandi homa Prabhambham
7 Tuesday, 30-Sep Saptami 7.00am Rudrabhishekam
      8.00am Shri Maha Rudra Homam
      5.00pm Shri Maha Sudarshan Homam
Vishnu Sahastranama Parayanam
8 Wednesday, 1-Oct Ashtami 7.00am Rudrabhishekam
Shat Chandi Homa
9 Thursady, 2- Oct Navami 7.00am Rudrabhishekam
Rishi Homam
10 Friday, 3-Oct Dashami 7.00am Rudrabhishekam
Vijay Dashami Puja

During Navaratri days Shri Lalita Sahastranama Parayanam is at 6.00 pm daily

Watch all the ceremonies online. Register here

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