Colombian peace process gets a big boost

Colombian peace process gets a big boost

August 18, 2015

The ongoing peace process in Cuba received a big boost with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Spiritual leader and humanitarian facilitating a meeting between the first prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Dr.​L​uis Moreno Ocampo, and a peace delegation of FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) led by Alias Ivan Marquez.

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Breakthrough at the peace talks with FARC in Cuba

Breakthrough at the peace talks with FARC in Cuba

July 10, 2015

Sri Sri, who is currently in Europe, had a telephone conversation with FARC leader Iván Márquez on, July 6th 2015, through his translator. The call served as a strong reiteration to him, to keep his promise of adopting non-violent methods to fight for social justice. Sri Sri reasoned that if this promise was not upheld, it could prove disastrous and people would lose faith in the peace process.

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Colombia Hails Sri Sri for Peace Work

Colombia Hails Sri Sri for Peace Work

June 24, 2015

A passionate resolve to work on restoring peace in its country echoed through the corridors of the Colombian Parliament as the President of the House bestowed the country’s highest civilian award on Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.

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Sri Sri Ravi Shankar inspires over 500 000, in Africa, to meditate for peace.

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar inspires over 500 000, in Africa, to meditate for peace.

May 23, 2015

During May 2015, over 500 000 people across Africa meditated for Peace in Africa. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar marked Africa day celebration on May 23rd through one of the largest African peace initiative, by uniting 25 African countries in a global online peace meditation for the prosperity of the continents people, resources, animals and natures.

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Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam: A Remarkable Life

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam: A Remarkable Life

July 27, 2015

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam was a President with a difference. He was deeply spiritual, connected with young people, and worked tirelessly towards uniting people of all faiths. He was a unique combination of science, the arts, and philosophy.

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Interview With Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Interview With Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

May 16, 2015

Yoga is like a vast ocean. You can just go for a breeze, or you can go with an oil rig and drill for oil ... Yoga offers many things to different people at many different levels--whatever they aspire for: union with the cosmic consciousness, or physical health, mental clarity, emotional stability, spiritual ecstasy -- all this is part of yoga.

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The Yoga Way

The Yoga Way

April 21, 2015

One aspect of the Yoga way is to provide us techniques to lead a stress-free life. On the other hand, Yoga is also the greatest wealth of humankind.

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Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and leaders from across the world condemn the Pakistan school siege

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and leaders from across the world condemn the Pakistan school siege

December 17, 2014

"This culture of violence has to end. We express our solidarity and support with the victims and their families. Our prayers are with them. We lack words and can only say that please do not lose faith in humanity, it is still alive. We are all with you. We share your grief and we are there to share your challenges, issues and your problems. We all unitedly should fight against terrorism and against this inhumane tendencies." said Sri Sri.

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Global challenges & the way forward

Global challenges & the way forward

April 24, 2015

Time is only 24 hours for everybody. Whether it is a clerk or a prime minister, it is only 24 hours. Now, it looks almost impossible to reduce whatever you need to do. You are left with only one option: to increase our energy level.

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Integral Human Development - India Ideas Conclave, Goa

Integral Human Development - India Ideas Conclave, Goa

December 19, 2014

Sri Sri was the keynote speaker at the India Ideas Conclave inaugural ceremony. Jointly organized by the India Foundation and the Government of Goa, the conclave's central theme is that of ‘Integral Human Development’. The conference brought together social and government leaders, industrialists, spiritual leaders and other thinkers from around the world to discuss different aspects of India's development.

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Celebrations for Shivaratri - 2015

Celebrations for Shivaratri - 2015

February 17, 2015

“Shivaratri is the day of Lord Shiva. Shiva is the Lord of meditation and therefore the Lord of awakening. Shivaratri is thus an occasion to awaken one’s self from all sorts of slumber. It signifies being aware of everything you have and being grateful about it. Be grateful for the happiness which leads to growth, and also for sadness which gives a depth to life."

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Christmas 2014 and New Year Message

Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year!

December 24, 2014

Christmas Celebrations arrive at the time of the year when nature is still and silent. The genuine message of love springs forth when the mind goes within and connects with its source.

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Art of Living Hosts Education Conference, Calls for Value Based Higher Education

Art of Living Hosts Education Conference, Calls for Value Based Higher Education

February 21, 2015

Eminent academicians from across the state congregated at The Art of Living International Centre, Bengaluru to attend ‘Manavathe 2015’ – a Karnataka Education Conference on 21st February, 2015. Organized by The Art of Living, the conference drew attention to the importance of incorporating human values, life skills training, Yoga and meditation in the current education system of the country.

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Honor from the California Legislature Assembly

Honor from the California Legislature Assembly

June 30, 2014

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar received a Certificate of Recognition from the California Legislature Assembly on June 30, recognizing the efforts towards building a stress-free world by promoting love, peace and harmony through yoga and meditation.

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