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The Taliban and Inner Peace

“Definitely! I would love to stretch my hands to Talibans because I would like them to see from a broader perspective the universe” – Ravi Shankar

Here at The Still Mind, while tickling my creative neurons to manifest content of a still nature, I tend to come across articles and stories which I feel reflect the new direction that the world seems to be taking as of late; the direction of acknowledgement of our connected consciousness. Things are changing faster than ever, and for the most part it seems to be on a vector with a positive slant. Thus, I came across this article from The Raw Story that I felt deserved attention, for if a man can be so bold as to attempt to still the minds of the Taliban, then that’s the kind of story that The Still Mind can get behind. I’ll reserve the details of the story for the article below, but ultimately, this article represents what I aim to do (eventually) but as of yet lack the resources, so The Still Mind will have to live vicariously through Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, the founder of The Art of Living Foundation.

Image courtesy of http://thehindu.com

Image courtesy of http://thehindu.com

Reposted from Raw Story: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2012/03/14/indian-guru-sri-sri-ravi-shankar-wants-the-taliban-to-de-stress/

An Indian Hindu guru may be the last emissary the Taliban expect, but Sri Sri Ravi Shankar would love to teach inner peace to the world’s most notorious Islamist insurgents. Continue reading