The Hindu-derived meditation movement, The Art of Living (AOL) founded in 1981 by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in Bangalore, has grown into a global organization which claims presence in more than 150 countries. Stephen Jacobs presents the first comprehensive study of AOL as an important transnational movement and an alternative global spirituality. Exploring the nature and characteristics of spirituality in the contemporary global context, Jacobs considers whether alternative spiritualities are primarily concerned with individual wellbeing and can simply be regarded as another consumer product.which AoL suggest involved the participation of an estimated 10, 000 people from 23 African countries, 30 African cities and 54 ... for World Peace organised in September 2014 AoL produced an app, which could be downloaded for a nominal cost. ... to peacea#39;. for example on the thirteenth step to peace, the daya#39;s actions recommended to a#39;see problems in contexta#39;. ... Shortly before the designated time an email was circulated via the uK Yahoo group email which indicated that the app Aanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Art of Living Foundation|
|Author||:||Dr Stephen Jacobs|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2015-10-28|