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 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.
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...
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.
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.
"...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!”
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.
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 .
"The role of women in the development of society is of utmost importance. In fact, it is the only thing that determines whether a society is strong and harmonious, or otherwise. Women are the backbone of society." ~Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has designed a three-stage intervention program for disaster relief to attend to the mental, emotional, and material needs of those devastated by man-made or natural disasters –...
IAHV and the Art of Living Foundation collaborate on humanitarian initiatives - conflict resolution, disaster and trauma relief, environmental conservation, anti-corruption, prisoner rehabilitation, youth leadership, women’s empowerment, and universal education
Sri Sri's vision is to provide world-class holistic education opportunities that facilitate cognitive, physical, emotional, social, and spiritual growth. He has founded a range of educational programs and institutions ...
The Art of Living Foundation offers educational and self-development programs and tools that eliminate stress, foster inner peace, and create well-being. These programs include breathing techniques, meditation, yoga, and practical wisdom for daily living.
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.