Sri Sri: The mind has a deep connection with the moon and the moon is connected to water and 60-70% of the body is water. Everything is interconnected. When a celestial phenomenon happens, it impacts the body, too. For example, the way you feel early in the morning is different from the way you feel in the afternoon or evening. The morning goes with wake up calls and evening with romantic music and melodies. You can’t play romantic music in the afternoon.
Time has an impact on the mind. Planets have an impact on the mind and the mind-body complex. The reason for not eating during and before an eclipse is because the food increases metabolism in the body. Increased metabolism doesn't let the mind be calm. If you have food, you would simply fall asleep. We advise this to soothe the system and not excite it during the celestial phenomenon.
[Today's Lunar Eclipse is not visible in India (visible in the western hemisphere) and begins 11.28 am IST and ends 3.03 pm. Total eclipse between 12.37 and 1.55 pm.]
Sri Sri does not have any program in Baroda on 23rd April. In fact, Sri Sri is not even in the country on that day. These are unfounded & baseless allegations to say that Sri Sri is campaigning for a particular party on a particular day. Sri Sri has made it very clear that he will not be campaigning for any party or any person.
Through his initiatives and addresses, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has consistently emphasized the need for reinforcing human values and recognizing humanity as our highest identity. Fostering interfaith harmony and calling for multi-cultural education as the remedy for fanaticism are significant parts of his efforts to achieve sustainable peace on our planet.
His work has touched the lives of millions of people around the world, going beyond the barriers of race, nationality and religion with the message of a “one-world family”; that inner and outer peace are possible; and that a stress-free, violence-free society can be created through service and the reawakening of human values.
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