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.


Sri Sri addresses the 'Stress Reduction Skills: Scientific Update’ conference

Spirituality & Human Values


Sri Sri addresses the 'Stress Reduction Skills: Scientific Update’ conference

Sri Sri was the chief guest at a conference titled ‘Stress Reduction Skills: Scientific Update’ organized by Department of Psychiatry, AIIMS in collaboration with Sri Sri GMDA (Global Meditating Doctors Association)

The event was attended by doctors from Government and private sectors, nurses, scientists, researchers, psychologists, pharmacists, health administrators, medical students and health professionals across various disciplines from all over the country.

The Chief Guest for the conference was Sri Sri Ravi Shankar & the Guest of Honor was Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Hon’ble Union Health Minister, Government of India. The conference was addressed by eminent personalities and renowned national and international names in healthcare including Dr. Sudhir K Khandelwal , HOD, Psychiatry and Chief NDDTC, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS); Dr. B.N Gangadhar, Prof Department of Psychiatry, NIMHANS, Bangalore; Dr. Sat Bir S. Khalsa, Harvard School of Medicine, Director of Research, Kundalini Research Institute; Dr. Kishore Chandiramani, Private Consultant Psychiatrist, Nuffield Health North Staffordshire Hospital, UK, and many others.

“Science cannot afford to have prejudice, and spirituality cannot afford to hold on to superstitions. Let’s all work together to drive out the prejudice in science and the superstition in spirituality.” ~ Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar at AIIMS Conference

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar at Stress Reduction Skills conference Aug 2014