Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has founded courses that provide techniques and tools to live a deeper, more joyous life. He has established nonprofit organizations that recognize a common human identity above the boundaries of race, nationality and religion. His goal is to uplift people around the globe, to reduce stress, and to develop leaders so that human values can flourish in people and communities.


Care for Children

Service & Social Programs


Care for Children

The Care for Children program was founded in 1981 during the construction of the Art of Living International Centre near Bangalore, India. Sri Sri recognized the need to reach out to local children and provide proper education, food, clothing, and medicine.

This led to the creation of Ved Vignan Maha Vidya Peeth, a school providing a combination of modern and holistic education to children from rural communities.

Since then the Care for Children program has grown to include 422 schools serving over 51,000 children.

For more information, visit: http://www.artofliving.org/us-en/care-children