Thursday, March 31, 2011

For the first time in Europe, "Mantra Sadhana Seminar": April 15th to 17th 2011

Art of Living foundation, UK is very fortunate to host "Mantra Sadhana Seminar" - taught by Prof. Sastry (an Art of Living teacher and a priest at the Hindu Temple in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) for the very 1st time in Europe.

Sastriji is the only AOL teacher worldwide to impart this knowledge and this is a unique opportunity to learn the meaning and correct chanting of Sanskrit Mantras.Knowing the meaning, get the feeling of chanting.

Sastriji was blessed by Pujya Sri Sri Ravishankar in Dec 2010 to conduct this workshop.

Video of introduction to Mantra Sadhna Seminar and Interview With SastryJi:


Where : The Centre(opp Vauxhall Showroom),Farnham Road,Slough,SL1 4UT
           (20mins fast train from London Paddigton)
When  : 15th to 17th April 2011
Timing : Friday 630pm to 9:30pm, Weekend 9am to 6pm
Cost    :  £95
Eligibility : Open to everyone above 16 years (including non-aol'ites)

HURRY ! Few more places left as the seminar is limited to 40 participants so that personal attention can be given

For queries:        Reshma   07834571904/
                          Akshaya   07791378886/

Love and Jaigurudev,


Wednesday, March 30, 2011

The Journey towards the Self - next stop Berlin!!

The excitement is growing, tickets and hotels are booked, messages are flying, smiles are stretching across the world as everyone looks towards Berlin July 2nd and 3rd and the fun and excitement of the World Culture Festival itself and the momentous week that follows.

If you're making plans here are the options for the week following the festival. You can benefit greatly from your stay in Germany by joining in the fantastic selection of courses in Berlin.

A must for everyone is the evening of July 3rd with unique knowledge, music and meditation with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. After that there will be a whole range of very special courses with Sri Sri that are absolutely not to be missed.

-   July 3rd - An Evening of Wisdom, Mediation and Music

-   July 3rd – 4th - A Journey towards the Self, a Day of Wisdom and Mediation

-   July 3rd – 7th – Jubilee Art of Breathing Course

-   July 3rd – 7th – Jubilee Art of Silence Course (includes a Day of Wisdom and Meditation)

-   July 3rd – 7th – Jubilee Youth Empowerment Seminar, YES!+ (18-30 yrs)

-   July 3rd – 7th - Jubilee Advanced Youth Empowerment Seminar, YES!++ (18-30 yrs) (includes a Day of Wisdom and Meditation)

-   July 3rd – 7th - Jubilee ART Excel Course (8-13 yrs)

-   July 3rd – 7th - Jubilee YES Course (14-17 yrs)

All of these special Jubilee courses will be unique. Graced by the presence of Sri Sri and held in one of the most exciting cities in Europe with such powerful energy after the World Culture Festival, these courses present a one in a lifetime opportunity.

Full details about times and costs can be found at

EVENT INFO Tel.:  +49 3025358330 , COURSE INFO Tel.:  +49 780497390

Monday, March 21, 2011

Updated European calender - Art of Silence, DSN and Meditation courses

Dear Friends,

This year is a very special year for the Art of Living and the ideal time to benefit from the courses offered by Art of Living in Europe. We have been graced with DSN, Meditation courses and Art of Silence courses across Europe and you can take advantage of this and take a few days off to go into silence and meditation with a course happening near you. Just contact the coordinator and they will give you all the details you need.

After these wonderful courses you are ready to travel to Berlin on July 2nd and 3rd for the most amazing celebration that Europe has ever seen. And join the rest of the world and celebrate the Art of Livings 30th birthday in the presence of Sri Sri. Make the most of all these wonderful opportunities and make 2011 a year to remember.

Here is the list of Art of Silence, DSN and Meditation courses in Europe next months:

Art of Silence Courses:
In March
23. – 27.3. Germany, Bad Antogast (contact Magda
30.3. - 3.4. Stavanger, Norway (contact Marita Andreassen
In April
14. – 18.4. UK (not confirmed yet)
16. – 25. 4 – 10 days special Art of Silence Course in Germany, Bad Antogast (contact Magda
20. – 24.4. Turkey (contact Arzu Ozev
22. – 25.4. Portugal
21. – 25.4. Germany, Bad Antogast (contact Magda
21. – 25.4. France (contact Deepali Patel
27.4. - 1.5. Ukraine (contact Madlen Ostiyan
In May
18. – 22.4. Germany, Bad Antogast (contact Magda

DSN Courses
31.3. – 3.4. Malta (contact Alfred Difesa
14.4. – 17.4. Croatia (contact Marina Puac
7.4. – 9.4. Florence, Italy (contact )
12. – 15.5. Bulgaria (contact Konstantin Dragov

Meditation Courses
25. – 27.3. Serbia (contact Jadranka Koceic
26. – 28.3. Napoli, Italy (contact )
01.-03.04. Bulgaria (contact Konstantin Dragov
01.–03.4. Lucca, Italy (contact )
15. – 17.4. Poland (Rzeszow)
19.-21.4. Germany, Bad Antogast (contact Magda
24.-28.4 Sweden, Stockholm (contact )
13. – 15.5. Morocco (contact Ibrahim
16.-18.5. Germany, Bad Antogast (contact Magda
27. – 29.5. Poland (Krakow)

Jai guru dev:)

With Love,
Your AOL Team

Thursday, March 17, 2011

What is your message for THE WORLD CULTURE FESTIVAL? Share it with everyone

Dear all,

As you know, Art of Living will celebrate it's 30th anniversary at The World Culture Festival in Berlin on 2 & 3 July 2011.
You can share your special message for this event with the world on the following link! and we will publish your message!

To be updated with the latest news and happenings around The World Culture Festival, do subscribe to the following Facebook page, by liking it!

Contact details to further enquiry:

Details on The World Culture Festival :

Promoting 'Celebrating Diversity and Enriching Life: The World Culture Festival is taking place on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of The Art of Living.

On 2nd and 3rd July, the world will meet in the Olympiastadion Berlin to be part of a memorable unison of diverse cultures expressed in a grand celebration.

This unique event will host more than 70.000 participants from over 150 countries who will take home unique sights, sounds and tastes and the mesmerizing variety of the world continents in one place!

A fascinating program, melodious music, dazzling shows and colourful costumes from around the globe will take you on an unforgettable journey through all the different countries in the world.

One of the highlights of the World Culture Festival is the Grand Celebration with the impressive opening ceremony of the parade performed by the various countries.

Witness an unparalleled concert with 30 pianos and 6500 guitars that could receive an entry into the Guinness Book of World Records as well as a meditation for peace .

The World Continents Pavilions completes the journey through the world experience by interactively showcasing the beauty of all world cultures through their local dance, music, food, literature, conferences and inter-cultural dialogue.
The World Continents Pavilions will also host the 5th International Women's Conference, the World Youth Conference and a Conference on Living Human Values. Europe's biggest Yoga Park invites you to experience educating yoga workshops and to explore the effect of yoga on physical and mental health and inner peace.

A unique Yoga Museum will chart the evolution of Yoga from ancient sages to its global application in the 21st century.

Jai guru dev :)

Friday, March 11, 2011

Art of Silence Course with Swami Jyothirmaya, in Magical city of Istanbul, Turkey

PART II Course, "Art of Silence" with Swami Jyothirmaya, 20-24 April, Istanbul, Turkey.

Treat yourself with Silence, Meditation and Nature near the historical city of Istanbul, TURKEY!
With our beloved Swami Jyothirmaya

Knowledge Fee: 165EU

Room&Board:  2 people sharing 28EU /per night (X4nights) = 112EU
                         1 person              43 EU/per night (X4nights) = 172 EU

For more information, write to

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

World Culture Festival news letter

Dear all,
Find below the recent newsletter of World Culture Festival.

Now you can join Facebook page of World Culture Festival that was recently created for people to stay up to date about this mega historical event. Do click on the newsroom for other newsletters. (English version) and the German version:!/pages/The-World-Culture-Festival/201430003205286

Jai guru dev :)

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Sri Sri Tango tour: Next in Sweden!

Sri Sri Tango Tour: Next Course comes to Sweden! After the success in Florence, Italy, Sri Sri Tango Course visits Sweden.

In 2009 the United Nations declared the Tango Dance intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity through the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Tango is a cultural expression that originates from Argentina and Uruguay.

The new Art of Living course Sri Sri Tango is a moving experience, that combines the magic of Tango Dance with practical and deep knowledge on how to stay balanced in your daily life.

In three days together, we will walk the path of movement and stillness, dynamism and deep rest, having an unforgettable experience full of enthusiasm, dynamism and learning.

Music will be our honorable guest accompanying us, art and meditation meet hand in hand. A bond of love and gentleness is created among those who participate in this unique experience. Don´t miss it!!!

March 18, 19, 20th in Stockholm, Sweden. /

March 25, 27, 28th in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

This course is taught by Marco Di Giano, full time teacher of the Art of Living Foundation. In the past, he worked as a lawyer. In his career as Tango dance teacher, he taught among others, diplomats of various countries on behalf of the Argentinean Ministry of Foreign Affairs.