What is tapas

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar quotes

If you are unhappy, one way to get out of your sorrow is Tapas. Tapas is agreeing with the moment, total acceptance of pleasant or unpleasant situations. ~ Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

16 January, 2012

What is a spiritual practice

The source of your mind is love and whatever you do to go to that source is a spiritual practice. ~ Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

20 November, 2011

The first step toward the higher state of consciousness

Giving too much importance to sensory objects leads to greed; giving too much importance to the senses leads to lust; and giving too much importance to the mind and its desires leads to delusion. We hold on to the concepts of the mind and want

20 November, 2011

Experience Sudarshan Kriya

Q: I know I am searching for something but I don’t know what am I searching for? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: I have a simple suggestion for you. Just take out two hours for four days and attend one of the Art of Living Basic programs and do

20 November, 2011


Forgiveness is from the heart, it is an emotional one. Acceptance is from the mind, from the head. So both are essential, you accept and you forgive. If you don’t forgive you will suffer with all the emotional heavy load of garbage inside you. If

20 November, 2011


Remember those wonderful moments you have had. Sit and be with it. In that very memory, your entire being gets back to that state. ~ Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

18 November, 2011

The Influence and Aura of a Developed Mind


Mark the influence of a highly developed mind over a less developed mind! It is not possible to describe what it is like to be in the presence of a Master or a developed adept. To sit in his presence, though he hardly speaks a word, is to feel a

28 April, 2011

God is my rainbow in the storms of life