Silence Retreat

An Holiday for Body, Mind and Soul and A wonderful journey from Head to Heart!

The Art of Living Silence Retreat is a powerful combination of “The Art of Living Happiness Program” and the “silence program” which is best suitable for beginners on the path of spirituality. It is a perfect holiday one can gift themselves for their body, mind and soul with powerful breathing techniques, deep meditations and experience of deep rest in silence, in the wonderful journey from head to heart in the midst of nature at The Art of Living International Center, Bengaluru.

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Why Silence is important?

Silence and stillness is a perfect combination for our actions to be right and successful. This awareness often get lost in the middle of our own busy schedules. Whether it is for a few days or for a week, diving deep within yourself give a much needed vacation for your mind, body and soul.

The Art of Living Silence Retreat give you a chance to come in contact with the finest aspects of life through silence, guided meditations, yoga, powerful breathing exercises and timeless wisdom to relax, refresh and rejuvenate. 

Program Content

manage emotions

Quickly & Effectively Manage your Emotions

Learn series of meditations and breathing techniques which can help you manage your emotions in better ways than how you could manage ever before.

Effective tools to effortlessly relax everyday

Effective tools to effortlessly relax everyday

Learn effortless ways of relaxation with easy guided meditations, pranayams and asanas which you can incorporate into your day for greater health, focus, and relaxation.

breathing exercises

The power of breath

In the Silence Retreat, you will learn Sudarshan Kriya, a simple yet powerful rhythmic breathing technique that effortlessly draws you into a deep state of meditation and help you over come various types of stress, and bring you back to a clear and positive state of mind.

Understanding the nature of the mind

Understanding The mind

Gives a chance to master your mind and get a greater prospective of life. Practical, timeless wisdom thought in the Silence Retreat enables you to not get bothered by issues that used to create frustration, impatience, worry and more.



Silence in true sense is much more than not speaking. It is about giving a break to the chattering mind which gives way to renew ourselves physically, mentally and spiritually. Silence during the retreat results in deeper rest to our mind, body and soul.

Deep meditations

Deep Meditations

A set of “Hollow and Empty” guided meditations created by Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar are the core part of the retreat during silence. These meditations are geared towards drawing out the deepest layers of stress and tension from our nervous system.

Mudra and Advanced Pranayams

Mudras & Advanced Pranayama

Along with breathing exercises and advanced meditations, series of simple and effective Pranayamas and Mudras - a subtle technique to balance the mind and emotions, are thought in the silence retreat.

yoga and wisdom

Yoga & Wisdom

Unite the body and mind with morning yoga sessions to start a day. Explore the pillars of knowledge which open up multiple dimensions of our perceptions about various aspects of life, world and beyond.

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Other Programs

For Beginners

Powerful breathing techniques, deep meditations, life skill tools and practical wisdom which are easy to apply in daily life to be sustainably happy.

For Children & teens

Meticulously designed programs for kids and teens to bring out the highest potential in every child of this generation.

Graduate Programs

Bundle of advance programs which enhances inner peace and outer dynamism by deep-diving with-in and experiencing the true version of self.