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Khurshed Batliwala (Bawa)
Khurshed Batliwala holds an M.Sc. in Mathematics from the prestigious IIT Bombay. He chose the unconventional path of being an Art of Living teacher and has been with the foundation for more than 25 years.
He has organised, created and taught various self-development courses in more than 30 countries around the world. He has personally taught more than 100,000 people. He is a fantastic speaker and has been invited to speak at various national and international forums.
A snapshot of his past speaking engagements includes Maersk, Barclays, American Express, Citibank, Hewlett Packard, Godrej, Tata, Bosch, ICICI Bank, Bombay Stock Exchange, Toyota, TVS, HCL, IIMs, IITs, XLRI – Jamshedpur, BITS Pilani in Goa and Hyderabad, AIMS Delhi and Rishikesh among many others.
He has been invited to speak at various TEDx forums and over the years has delivered many TEDx talks all over India, on topics like handling stress, leadership, environment, ancient India and learning.
He is an accomplished alternative healer, having extensively studied Craniosacral Therapy, Meridians and the Bach Flower Remedies. He heads the Sri Sri Tattva Centre of Healing Arts and has co-created India’s first Craniosacral Therapy Practitioner Training Program. He is a qualified Bach Flower Therapist and is a certified Level 1 teacher for the Bach Centre UK.
Over the years, he has been a mentor and coach to hundreds of people. People who want clarity in their life vision, a strategy of how to achieve it, and an optimised lifestyle find it in his coaching program.
Along with Dinesh, he has co-authored two books – Ready, Study, Go – Smart ways to Learn published by Harper Collins, India and Happiness Express – A Journey to Everyday Well-Being, published by Amazon-Westland. Both have been very well received, selling more than 100,000 copies together.
He is known for his warmth, wit and wisdom.
“Waiting for something is frustration.Waiting for Nothing is Meditation.”
Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
Dinesh Ghokde is a B.Tech graduate from IIT Bombay. After a short stint at Infosys, he chose to volunteer full-time with the Art of Living foundation. For the past 25 years, he has taught stress-free, successful living through Art of Living’s training programs in more than 35 countries. The secrets of the mind and meditation taught by Dinesh helps an individual to unlock their potential and become the best version of themselves.
He is the co-author of two bestselling books in India – ‘Ready, Study Go’ and ‘Happiness Express’. He is a celebrated speaker and has spoken at many TEDx events, World Bank’s World Ethics Forum, UN conventions, corporate conferences and top universities around the world. As secretary to Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, he was part of the core team who organised the March 2016 edition of the World Culture Festival in New Delhi. The event was attended by around 3.5 million people and featured 36,400 artists – musicians and dancers from 142 countries.
He is a sportsman and a fitness enthusiast and thoroughly enjoys his daily workouts and yoga.
As an alternative healer, he practises and teaches Craniosacral Therapy (CST) and has learned Marma Chikitsa. He is awarded with the ‘Adarsh Yuva Puraskar’ by Shri Mohan Bhagwat ji at MIT Pune, and as one of the ’12 Remarkables’ from the spiritual field by GVK.
He is as prolific a speaker as Khurshed and have given multiple TEDx talks all over India. He has charmed all types of sudiences with his talks – corporate executives and housewives, teens and older people, all love him for the serene presence he exudes.
He loves to learn about the ancient heritage of India and has a couple of hundred Sanskrit shlokas by heart.
He is living his lifelong dream of contributing to the people around him, our country and the planet. He lives in a beautiful home surrounded by nature in the Art of Living Bangalore Ashram.
Bawa and Dinesh are both quite prolific on social media – their YouTube channel has more than 100,000 subscribers and some of their talks have more than a million views. Dinesh in particular, has a unique and often humourous take on current affairs which he expresses through his social media presence. Bawa has created quite a following through his posts on their blog and on LinkedIn.
They have created various short workshops based off their books to dramatically improve the quality of life of their participants.
They are both Personal Coaches and Wellness Experts.
Their interests include food, travel, music, social media, gaming, books, being in nature and caring for the environment.
What you get when you enroll
Specially Created Workshops
Our workshops are a smooth blend of pre-recorded and live sessions, coupled with amazing group processes, culminating with a live Questions and Answers session with Bawa and Dinesh every Saturday night at 9 pm (Indian Time).
The pre-recorded content has been exclusively created for these workshops and is not available to view any where else.
Lead by our expert teachers, our courses are an absolute delight.
Weekly follow-up sessions
We have group meditation practices twice a week - Wednesday mornings and Saturday evenings. These sessions are facilitated by our expert teachers themselves and are open exclusively or our students.
There is usually a brief Question and Answer session after the meditation is done where you will have the opportunity to clarify doubts if you have any.
Enjoy the power of group meditation every week.
We will share a series of emails, videos and live workshops that will present new ways to enrich your life. A diverse set of experts have been creating bespoke content for us.
Topics covered will include alternative healing modalities, creative writing, movement therapy, yogic fitness, exploring the world of mantras, cooking, creating your own website, dancing and many more...
Experience the Art of Living
Eliminate unneccesary stress
Boost your Immunity
Be full of Bubbling Energy
Have better relationships
Enhance your focus, productivity and creativity
Have a smile that warms your heart and makes your eyes shine!