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Silence behind bars: Retreat helps Homestead inmates defuse anger

November 03, 2016

About 20 women sit in a circle on blue legless chairs placed over yoga mats in a white-walled classroom. In one corner, artsy cutouts of the words “joy,” “compassion” and “courage” are taped on the wall, while an overflowing arrangement of yellow and purple flowers decorates the opposite end of the room. The shoeless women […]


Ecuador Trauma Relief

August 31, 2016

On April 16, 2016 a powerful earthquake shook Ecuador with a moment magnitude of 7.8 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe). More than 500 people were killed and thousands became homeless. The most affected regions were Manta, Pedernales and Portoviejo. After the immediate response with the provision of material aid, such as water […]


Chennai Flood Relief

December 03, 2015

A report as of December 10, 2015: Art of Living Foundation provides immediate assistance and plans for trauma relief and long term rehabilitation. Click here for the report The 2015 South Indian Floods resulted from heavy rainfall during the annual northeast monsoon in Nov-Dec 2015. States of AP & TN were affected. The city of Chennai […]


New Study Shows Anti-Anxiety and Anti-Depression Effects of SKY Meditation

November 06, 2015

PRESS RELEASE November 05, 2015 08:00 ET New Study Shows Anti-Anxiety and Anti-Depression Effects of Sudarshan Kriya Yoga (SKY Meditation) WASHINGTON, DC–(Marketwired – Nov 5, 2015) – The Art of Living Foundation and International Association for Human Values announced today that studies conducted by doctors and researchers at the Fatebenefratelli e Oftalmico Hospital of Milan, […]


Handing Over Ceremony of Palar River Rejuvenation

September 28, 2015

Our Founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Ji handed over recharge structures of Palar River Rejuvenation to Gram Panchayat and inaugurated Narayana vana at Kaiwara, Karnataka on 19th Sep 2015. “The Whole world is struggling for water and it is said that if a third world war happens it would be because of water.”, said IAHV […]


Nepal Earthquake Relief

April 26, 2015

On April 25, 2015, a devastating earthquake has occurred in Nepal. More than 8,000 people died, 16,000 people injured, 5,00,000 houses & buildings destroyed and 2,70,000 houses & buildings partially damaged. (Reference: Pursuant to the natural tragedy, the International Association for Human Values (IAHV) in partnership with the Art of Living Foundation (AOLF) established […]


Year End Appeal for Donations

December 27, 2014

Dear friends~ We wish you Happy Holidays and may you and your family be blessed this holiday season and throughout the coming New Year! As 2014 comes to an end, please consider donating generously to one or more of our programs. In Appreciation, IAHV Team “When you want to do a good thing, you should […]


IAHV SF Bay Area Partners to Deliver a Youth Study Abroad Program from Osaka, Japan!

December 27, 2014

In 2013 & 2014, IAHV in San Francisco Bay Area partnered with Osaka Global School (OGS) to help coordinate a Youth Study Abroad Program sponsored by the Japanese Government. The IAHV Team had the joy and honor of bringing together employers, educational institutions and youth organizations to help students become better prepared to lead with […]


Relief efforts for Yazidi refugees

October 30, 2014

IAHV is working in partnership with Art of Living Foundation to bring relief to refugees and internally displaced people (IDP). From its base in Erbil, the team has brought relief in the form of food, water and hygiene products to 5 different camps, each camp sheltering 550 Iraqi families. IAHV has reached more than 2,000 […]


Kumudvathi River Rejuvenation Project

September 06, 2014

IAHV is working in partnership with Art of Living Foundation to rejuvenate the watershed of the Kumudvathi River, a beautiful tributary of the Arkavathi river, originating from the sacred hill of Shivagange in Karnataka, India. Download the Kumudvathi River Rejuvanation Report 2014 Follow the latest reports from the ground on Volunteer For Kumudvathi Facebook Page Water […]