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Ravi Shankar and the Art of Living

Ravi Shankar (honored with the title of “Sri Sri”) was founded in 1956 by a prominent family of South India. Followers say that just four years was able to recite the entire Bhagavad Gita. Seventeen Not yet finished his studies, including a specialization in modern science. Its existence is entirely dedicated to what he calls “re-evaluation of human values.” In 1982 he founded the United States, the ‘ Art of Living Foundation , an educational organization, while in 1986 he was appointed “Yoga Shiromani (Supreme Teacher union with the Self). The fact that he founded collaborates with various NGOs and UN teams, with the aim of raising awareness of human values. Thus was born the ‘ International Association for Human Values , headquartered in Geneva, which embodies the common goal of all initiatives and inspired by Ravi Shankar. Since November 1996, the Art of Living Foundation is an NGO in consultative status with respect to the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations. Since 1999 it has actively engaged in a worldwide campaign on human values along with other organizations around the world have similar aims. Continue Reading »

The art of living and improve the well-being

This breathing technique helps remove accumulated toxins and regenerate every cell in the body with prana, sanskrit word. This increases lung capacity, oxygenation of cells and the elimination of toxins, and at the same time, balances emotions and calms the mind.

Combined with a balanced diet, good sleep and control of emotions, breathing is one of the vital functions that help the body to be healthy.

Therefore, we must learn to breathe properly to absorb oxygen better and nutrients that our cells require, while the toxins are discarded.

According to an expert on breathing technique Sudarshan Kriya, the Foundation’s “The Art of Living,” Luis Diego Cob, said that breathing is the perfect tool to manage the mind and emotions, and thus the tool to improve our wellness. Unfortunately, in Western cultures has not devoted sufficient attention to the breath, he said. Continue Reading »

This Week’s Tarot Lesson The Ace of Pentacles

this-weeks-tarot-lesson-the-ace-of-pentacles1This simple graphic says much more that it seems to. It’s a flower garden and a garden is the symbol of magick. The Ace of Pentacles is the means of magick. You’ll notice there’s a gate in this garden. I got that idea from the Pamela Smith deck. It’s gate to and from the astral plane. Here’s a hint for you. The way you control a plane is from the one above it.

You do that by constructing an astral image. Then you find a suitable symbol for your idea and charge it with the astral image. It can be a picture or an object, but it must be something you can touch smell taste, see or hear. For instance a properly made business card is a good Pentacle. Continue Reading »

Unconditional Cheerfulness:The Way Out of Early Morning Depression

Everybody possesses that unconditioned possibility of cheerfulness, which is not connected purely with either pain or pleasure. You have an inclination: in the flash of one second you feel what needs to be done. It is not a product of your education; it is not scientific or logical; you simply pick up on the message. And then you act: you just do it. That basic human quality of suddenly opening up is the best part of human instinct. You know what to do right away, on the spot — which is fantastic. That is what we call the dot, or basic goodness and unconditional instinct. When you have an instinct of the real instinct, you don’t think: you just feel, on the spot. Basic trust is knowing that there is such a thing as that spark of basic goodness. Although you might be in the worst of the worst shape, still that goodness does exist… Continue Reading »