The PEARL (Practical Educational Actionable Rejuvenating Lifestyle) Webinar Series, formerly known as the Speaker Series, is an innovative and very popular FREE monthly webinar series sponsored by the Heartfulness Institute. It showcases eminent speakers from around the world who share their unique insights and ideas from their personal, professional and spiritual experiences. Their authenticity and passion for their subjects give the interactive question and answer sessions meaning and substance that have engaged and connected with our global audience on a deep level.

In the PEARL Series, we have been honoured to present:

  • Revered Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche, a world-renowned teacher and meditation master in the Kagyu and Nyingma traditions of Tibetan Buddhism
  • Dr. B M Hegde a recipient of the Padma Bhushan Award
  • Dr.Ichak Adizes, recipient of 14 Honorary Doctorates
  • Rob Schwartz a hypnotist who offers Spiritual Guidance Sessions, Past Life Soul Regressions and author of Your Soul’s Plan and Your Soul’s Gift
  • Dr. Steven Hickman, Executive Director of the non-profit Center for Mindful Self-Compassion
  • Cassie Stockamp, former President of Athenaeum Foundation
  • CEOs from internationally renowned organizations, entrepreneurs, physicians, professors, yoginis, students and many more who have spoken on very timely and relevant topics.

All of these webinars are truly unique and offer helpful tips for relaxation and meditation, share meaningful wellness ideas, enhance healthy living and offer creative solutions to life’s problems for our viewers. These webinars also cater to certain SDGs of the UN, like Mental Wellness, Physical Wellbeing, Gender Equality, Environmental Sustainability, Education, and Economic Freedom, Social Justice and Peace (SDG #3, #4, #5, #10, #13, #15, #16,).

Since its inception four years ago, we have reached a viewership of 80K. Through this digital platform we aspire to consciously connect many hearts worldwide and create a peaceful and loving world.


Our Host

Lakshmi Aravind

Lakshmi is the host of PEARL by Heartfulness – Webinar Series, a Heartfulness Trainer, and Director of the Heartfulness Institute in Canada. She volunteers most of her time in the Heartfulness Institute. She holds a degree in Computer Science Engineering. She is passionate about meditation and enjoys sharing it in corporates, schools, and communities around, by advocating that meditation is a life changing skill and the possibility of being a life saving skill too.

As a Host \ Moderator of the PEARL by Heartfulness, she is friendly, confident, a good listener and enjoys having a conversation with people around the world on creating a positive change. She has been practicing heartfulness meditation for the past 24 years.


Yogic Lifestyle as Preparation for Meditation

Overview Heartfulness meditation is a state of mind, a way of being that enriches self-awareness that we carry with us all the time. We need to prepare our body and breath to enter into the state of meditation. Yogic lifestyle (dinacharya) practices prepare our body and mind for meditation. In this webinar we will demonstrate…

SESSION 2: Resilience and its Importance for a Heartful Leader

Overview Today, businesses are encountering record levels of change and disruption – changes that have only been accelerating over the last 12 months due to the pandemic – and their workforce is facing more stress and uncertainty than ever. Developing the characteristic of resilience can be a key for leaders, and their teams, to emerge…

Co-Evolution – Universal Spiritual Humanism

Overview Universal spiritual humanism as understood in the context of Vedanta philosophy (In the context of Advaita philosophy, to be more specific) implies the application of humanist principles in our everyday life, involving humanism’s many-sided expressions in our thought, action, and words. The whole humanity, i.e., the whole creation, is one spiritual family. The highest…

SESSION 1: Introduction to the Heartful Leader Framework. Getting Results Through Influence

Overview This 10 session webinar series will provide insights on effective leadership without direct control or authority. As organizations move to increasingly matrix structures and adopt project / strategic initiative models vs. traditional functional models, this ability to lead through influence will become key to success. We will interview very successful leaders that have proven…

Finding balance and wholeness in life’s struggles

OVERVIEW In the midst of a global pandemic we face one of our greatest life challenges, striving to maintain balance and stability. In our shared vulnerability to this savage virus, there is not only loss and grief, but also great opportunity for personal and social transformation. We may even realize that we can’t and don’t…

No Worry, Chicken Curry: A Puppet-centered Approach to Stress Reduction

Young or old, at points in our lives, we all get stressed out. In North America and other parts of the world we are approaching the holiday season that are both full of joy and celebration, but they can also generate tensions connected to general concerns, unrealistic expectations, materialism, family separation or isolation due to…


Overview and Key takeaways Leadership looks very different today than it did just a few short months ago. With a young generation of digital natives, a global pandemic, and many working from home, leaders are being tasked with connecting, collaborating, and engaging in new and different ways. Join me as we dig into understanding why…

Mindfulness with Pranahuti

A meeting of mind and heart. Delve into two of the most influential self-help practices of 2020. In the 21st century Mindfulness has been a leading practice for everyone from business executives to athletes, from kindergarten classes to University campuses. Heartfulness is catching up in all these areas. It is one of the fastest growing…

Where and How to Find Peace?

I have often viewed how beauty pageant contestants in movies are portrayed – as they share their wish for the world that always seems to end with . . . “and World Peace!” . . . with a dash of skepticism and a heavy dash of inauthentic pandering to the judges. Having said this, and…

Wellness + Soulfulness = Heartfulness

Today, the fabric of mankind is torn by numerous forces which could be religious, social, ideological or any other. Where so many concepts divide humanity into sections and build walls between them, it is spirituality that unites the races. Heartfulness weaves the fabric of a torn mankind of 7 billion people. The seed of all…

Meditation: Where Change Begins

What is the role of the individual in creating a more peaceful and just world? What drives the reform of social and political systems? Where does true change begin: In courts and legislatures? With political theories or platforms? In the streets? Social justice advocates recognize that to be successful, a campaign for systemic reform must…