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Ashram opened in Poland

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Bangalore Sept. 15 . The Art of Living Foundation here has opened an ashram at Taraska in Poland. The founder of the foundation, Ravishankar Guruji, presided over the Vedic ceremonies held at the ashram recently. It was attended by about 1,000 people from 30 countries. Ravishankar Guruji was accorded a reception in the Polish capital of Warsaw by the First Lady of the nation, Jolanta Kwasniewska, during his visit. The reception was attended by leaders of 14 religious groups in Poland and Polish dignitaries, said a press release here. Ms. Kwasniewska lauded the Guruji's efforts to bring people of all communities and religions together through the message of "love thy neighbour". Ravishankar Guruji spoke of the importance of relaxation as part of each person's routine and also the importance of Sudarshan Kriya (breathing technique) developed by him to get relief from stress and strain. He was the keynote speaker at the peace concert held in Warsaw in memory of the victims of the September 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center in New York.

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