Sri Sri Ravi Shankar addressed the inaugural ceremony of the Sri Sri Gnan Mandir, a free school, in Bhunbaneswarnagar, Kachar Dist, Assam. This schools will educate over 400 children for free.
The next day, Sri Sri met children from two of Art of Living’s free school's from Nalbari and Barduarbagan near Guwahati.
The ‘Big Ideas for a Better India’ event brought together key influencers of the NRI community from across the United States. Over 100 Indian leaders from 25 major cities discussed solutions directed towards institutional and technological co-operation in India. Participation in the electoral process in the Indian sub-continent was another area of emphasis.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar speaks at the Interfaith Council in Vienna on March 26th. Convened by German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt, the forum comprises former heads of nations and deliberates on current issues in the country.
The World Forum for Ethics in Business conference was held in Nepal with the theme - Business Ethics for a Prosperous Nepal. Speaking at the event, Sri Sri said; that only ethical practices provide happiness. Stating that wealth without happiness would do nothing, he urged people to change their mindset towards business.
Sri Sri interacts with students and faculty at the inaugural function of Faculty for Good Governance and Public Policy, Sri Sri University, Cuttack. The department offers a course in Masters in Good Governance Public Policy.
The function was attended by K.C. Mishra Vice Chancellor - Sri Sri University, Commissioner cum Secretary Mrs. Usha Padhee - IAS, Sri Sri Ravishankar ji, Honorable Minister School and Mass Education GOVT. of Odisha Sri Rabi Narayan Nanda, Mr. Rao President Sri Sri University...
"...The Christmas trees bears gifts for everybody. All that you are given in life is for everyone...all your talents, all that you have been bestowed with, it is all meant to help others. So serve, smile and celebrate!”
A soul-stirring choir of 12,000 sang the Jnanappana, a traditional devotional poem from Kerala, at the Independence Day celebrations on August 15th hosted by The Art of Living at its International Centre in Bengaluru, in the presence of Sri Sri .
On October 26th 2013, Sri Sri met with the families of the riot victims in Muzaffarnagar. He emphasized the need for restoring mutual trust among the communities. “Peace and harmony is needed to ensure progress and development,” he said.
Sri Sri was embraced with equal anticipation by people from either side of the hostile communal conflict.
From being a solution for combating alcoholism to improving communication skills, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar shared insights into the science and practice of yoga at the 20th International Yoga Festival. The audience of yoga enthusiasts, which numbered over 1100, seemed to concur as they experienced a variety of yoga-centric seminars at the four-day festival.
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