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"If human values are not there, then it is meaningless to say that you are prosperous." - Gurudev +Sri Sri Ravi Shankar 
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"Do not do something to others which you don't want others to do to you." - Gurudev +Sri Sri Ravi Shankar 
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this is the quote by swami vivekananda ji  too
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"The higher you go (evolve), you have to be pure and innocent inside, not cunning and crafty." - Gurudev +Sri Sri Ravi Shankar 
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"We all have the responsibility of bringing peace to every nook and corner of the world. Unless every member of our global family is peaceful, our peace is incomplete." -+Sri Sri Ravi Shankar 

Celebrating peace across 155 nations: #WCF2016!
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#LetsMeditateFor a Mind Free of Stress.
Join the largest online meditation for World Peace with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Facebook.
Event Link: bit.ly/facebookmeditation
Event Date: Jan 17,2016 9.30 AM EST/ 2:30 PM GMT/ 8:00 pm IST.
You may say I'm a dreamer. But I'm not the only one. #1World1Meditation #WCF2016
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"Don’t keep falling in love. Rise in love! In love, you don't expect anything in return. If you want something in return, don’t call it love." - +Sri Sri Ravi Shankar 
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"If your mind is constantly stuck in desires then there is no intuition." - Gurudev +Sri Sri Ravi Shankar 
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"Find an excuse to celebrate - Celebration with the spiritual flavor." - Gurudev +Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
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Is there any residence program in Art of living centre bangalore ? I need for one of my close relative. Please advice
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The best form of service is to uplift someone's state of mind - +Sri Sri Ravi Shankar 
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"The secret to happiness is to be yourself and find that inner reservoir of peace we have all been gifted with. Just be yourself!" - +Sri Sri Ravi Shankar 
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"Even if you win in ego, it is a loss. Even if you lose in love, it's a victory." - +Sri Sri Ravi Shankar 
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Ved Vignan Maha Vidya Peeth, 21st Km, Kanakapura Road, Udayapura Bengaluru, Karnataka 560082 India
Ved Vignan Maha Vidya Peeth, 21st Km, Kanakapura Road, UdayapuraINKarnatakaBengaluru560082
+91 80672 62626artofliving.org
Meditation Center, Yoga Retreat CenterToday 9AM–8PM
Monday 9AM–8PMTuesday 9AM–8PMWednesday 9AM–8PMThursday 9AM–8PMFriday 9AM–8PMSaturday 9AM–8PMSunday 9AM–8PM

Welcome to The Art of Living International Center! Situated on the top of the Panchagiri Hills, 21km from Bangalore, near Udipalya village, the campus is an ideal location for reflection and rejuvenation.

Started in 1986 and spread over 65 acres, the campus has an abundance of flowering foliage spread along winding footpaths, a peaceful lake and the exquisitely beautiful Vishalakshi Mantap, the central meditation hall.

Satsangs, held every evening, are gatherings where different minds unite through music, meditation, and wisdom to experience an elevated state of consciousness.

Through Seva (voluntary service) one can experience the humble satisfaction of doing selfless work here, from serving food in the kitchen to keeping the premises clean to working in the various departments that focus on various projects and the ashram’s upkeep.

The Vishalakshi Mantap, named after ‘Amma’, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar mother, is the main Meditation Hall in the form of a fully blossomed 1000 petal lotus. Its reflective dome that mirrors the sun during the day is lit up at night to a synchronized change of colored lights. The dome and golden spire that can be viewed from all parts of the sprawling campus grounds play the role of a compass – lending a sense of navigation to the spiritual seeker.

Courses are held in various rooms at different levels of the mantap and satsangs are held on the main level. Each level opens onto a gallery. Following a circular design, the levels provide an excellent view of the campus grounds and the open grounds and hills in the distance.

Built on a smaller scale, is the Sumeru Mantap in the more secluded, old ashram campus. When the campus was newly set up, and there was a much smaller gathering of people, satsangs were held here. It is a circular 3 tiered gallery with a garden in the center and the sky for a roof, dominated by a large densely foliaged banyan tree in the center.

The Radha Kund gardens recapture the mystical garden of Vrindavan, replete with a pair of elephants, a pair of geese, a deer, some rabbits and a number of exotic birds! This is an excellent place to observe various birds as they sweep over the lake - and a good place to unwind, reflect and take stock of one’s life. From the gardens one can hear the Sanskrit chantings of the boys at the Gurukul nearby. The seven year training program at the Gurukul teaches students how to conduct temple rituals. The course syllabus also includes study of the Veda, Agama, Sanskrit, Astrology, Yoga, music, Sculpture, Epics and scriptures. 

The Goshala, home to over 250 cows, is an important project undertaken to preserve the native breed of Indian cows. The cows enjoy human company and visitors receive great pleasure brushing and petting the cows.

For those who wish to simply relax, The Sri Sri Ayurveda Panchakarma (Wellness Spa) offers the ideal retreat for body and mind. Apart from the super ambience and food, one can select from a number of rejuvenating therapy packages the spa offers.

On campus is a very popular, vibrant eatery, The Vishala Café that serves Indian and Continental fast food. It is here that youngsters like to meet, relax, exchange ideas, play the piano or eat a filling meal while reading from the selection of books displayed at the café.

An array of shops are also present on campus – two Divine shops (selling music and books), The Divine Services (a provision store), Madhurya (traditional artefacts, gifts), Sri Kriti (a boutique that sells hand made products by rural women and traditional craftmen) and Sri Sri Agriculture with its fresh produce of fruits and vegetables grown on campus.

The Bangalore Campus makes for a truly self-contained retreat - your home away from home!

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"This is place where you can learn Sri Sri Yoga from our well trained teachers."
"The most beautiful place on earth for someone who's into Yoga and Meditation."
"A must visit place in Bengaluru for its peaceful and serene atmosphere."
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Dillesh Kumar Chelluri
a month ago
The most peaceful place I've visited till now. Beautiful and clean. Away from city life with almost no pollution, Surrounded by Radhakunj Lake, Gurukul where kids learn Vedas and chants everyday. Thousands of people across the globe come everyday to meditate, satsang and practise the powerful Sudarshan Kriya, a gift by His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. A must visit.
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Ankita Padia
a month ago
It is the heaven on earth! A must visit place in Bengaluru for its peaceful and serene atmosphere. Vishalakshi Mantap, Gurupaduka Vanam and Gurukul are some of the best views in Ashram :)
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Shreyansh Rajpurohit
a month ago
First things first. I have been an Art of Living follower for the past 8 years. First came here in summer of 2008. And instantly loved it! Review for the casual visitor: It's far from the city (no noise and clean air); full of greenery; there is a lake with a beautiful garden next to it (Radha Kunj); it can be covered in a day (Sundays are ideal) ; there are some really good eateries/cafes in here. The ashram is a sprawling campus with lots of greenery, and one of the most amazing dome structure in Asia is here - The Vishalakshi Mantap. There is also the Guru Paduka Vanam - a large amphitheatre that can seat upto a lakh people. Review for those seeking solace/spiritual Nirvana/peace/Ayurveda The Art of Living offers various courses across age groups that teach techniques for leading a stress-free and healthy life. The Sri Sri Ayurveda Panchkarma lets you experience various massages and Ayurvedic treatments.
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ankita dhelia
4 weeks ago
The place is heavenly. Lovely energy, lovely people around. Beautifully made meditation halls, gardens. Brilliant place for a retreat!
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Rashi Kunal Modi
a month ago
Visalakshi mantap - its impossible to be unhappy or tired inside Visalakshi mantap. It's like mother. In its lap, there is peace. Love Q n A with Sri Sri in amphitheatre. And the kitchen food is yummiest - 1000mothers cannot cook such food.
Vidhi Singhania
a month ago
It's a place where life blossoms. As soon as we enter the premises, there is some lightness and it takes ur stresses away. There is one rule of ashram- u can take all ur botherations and problems there but cannot bring it back. U have leave them there and come back with a smile. It's a place where all ur wishes come true and u get the strength and skills to overcome difficulties in life. Magical....
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Akhil Patel
a month ago
Best place to visit if you are really looking for quality time with yourself and family! Must see - Vishalakshi Mantap and Gaushala
sunil kanwarjani
a month ago
Such a beautiful place to be. So peaceful and pleasant. Coming to Ashram you feel like Home. Comfortable to stay.