Welcome to the official blog of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.

A Part of the Whole

“Behind every event, there is knowledge. Behind every person, there is love. Behind every object, there is infinity.”   Just a month before the World Culture Festival (WCF) while returning from an event in Pune, the young organizer who was driving me said, “Everything went so smooth.” I joked, “I thought I was being driven by a young man who would love challenges, not by a senior citizen.” I casually remarked that in the absence of challenges, it must...

Yamuna and the World Culture Festival

The Art of Living is an organisation that has been at the forefront of rejuvenating and cleaning rivers. Over the last few years, our volunteers have been working on reviving 16 rivers across India. Before the Commonwealth Games over 5000 volunteers worked everyday for 6 weeks, as part of the 'Meri Dilli Meri Yamuna' initiative, removing 512 tons of garbage from the Yamuna. To now say we are damaging the Yamuna Flood Plains by hosting the World Culture Festival there, is ridiculous. The Art of Living...