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.


Emphasizing Responsible Media - Inauguration of the Sri Sri School of Media Studies

Leadership & Ethics


Emphasizing Responsible Media - Inauguration of the Sri Sri School of Media Studies

Bangalore, India, December 12, 2012

Sri Sri inaugurated the new campus of the Sri Sri School of Media Studies along with Padma Vibhushan Sri M.N. Venkatachaliah, Former Chief Justice of India and former Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission.

Speaking at the occasion, Sri Sri emphasized the importance of fair and free media and said, “Fair press can play a role to check fanaticism of any kind. Press should be free thinkers and not aligned with political parties or ideologies.”

Other dignitaries who attended the event included:

  • Ms. Vani Murthy, social activist,
  • Mr. Prakash Belawadi, filmmaker,
  • Ms. Mamta, Department of Information, Karnataka Government,
  • singer Ajay Warrier, and
  • Kannada author, Anusuya Devi.