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.


Governor of São Paulo, Brazil Meets with Sri Sri

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Governor of São Paulo, Brazil Meets with Sri Sri

São Paulo, Brazil, August 30, 2012

Gov. Geraldo Ackmin, the Governor of São Paulo, and Voorwald Herman, the Secretary of Education, received Sri Sri at the Bandeirantes Palace in São Paulo, Brazil.

They discussed alternatives for peace education and the importance of human values. “Often problems are caused for young people due to stress and excessive family conflicts,” Gov. Ackmin said. “It was a great honor to receive Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and the board of the Art of Living; they have a great expertise in education.”