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Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is a humanitarian, spiritual leader and an ambassador of peace. He is the founder of the Art of Living Foundation which, through its various service projects promotes yoga, meditation and powerful breathing techniques including the Sudarshan Kriya for betterment of the individual and society. He is popularly known as Sri Sri and sometimes lovingly called Guruji or Gurudev.

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has designed self development programs 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.

UAE accords warm welcome to Sri Sri

UAE accords warm welcome to Sri Sri

November 16, 2018

A warm reception at the royal palace in Al Rumailah by Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah and the members of the Royal family, the Emirates. Gurudev is on a four day visit to UAE on a special invite by the ruler of Fujairah.

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‘Breath and Environment’

‘Breath and Environment’

November 15, 2019

"Like I care for my body, I have to care for the environment. This attention towards the environment becomes spontaneous when we release the stress from our daily activity."

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Venezuela continues its search for peace

Venezuela continues its search for peace

August 14, 2019

Held in high esteem, Sri Sri's efforts for a peaceful dialogue in Venezuela were welcomed and applauded by President Maduro, Mr. Juan Guaidó (political leader and president of the national assembly, Venezuela) and the opposition leaders.

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Sri Sri welcomed in Venezuela. Hopes for peace.

Sri Sri welcomed in Venezuela. Hopes for peace.

July 10, 2019

Sharing his ideas on peace and conflict resolution with President Maduro and Vice President Delcy Rodriguez, Sri Sri expressed his willingness to meet with the opposition leaders to diffuse the tension and bringing peace in the country.

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An eventful visit to Russia

An eventful visit to Russia

June 26, 2019

Sri Sri led the Unveiling Infinity program in Moscow followed by several interactions with dignitaries in Ekaterinburg. His visit concluded with an evening of celebration with Art of Living teachers and volunteers from Russia.

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Two thousand farmers meet at the Native-Seed Convention

Two thousand farmers meet at the Native-Seed Convention

March 31, 2019

Over two thousand farmers from 8 Indian states met at the Desi Beej Mahotsav (Native-Seed Convention) to exchange knowledge, interact, know about Desi (Native) seed varieties and to learn how growing them can be turned profitable, to beat the monopoly of companies making hybrid seeds.

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Launch of Art of Living’s Drug Free India Campaign

Launch of Art of Living’s Drug Free India Campaign

February 18, 2019

The grounds of Chandigarh University reverberated with the chants of ‘Na Karunga Na Karne Dunga’ (Will Not (Do Drugs) And Will Not Let Anyone Do It) on a drizzly Monday morning, where 25000 students turned up to be the part of the launch of Drug Free India, one of the many Art of Living’s initiatives towards de-addiction.

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Limca Book Of Records for ‘Most Extensive River Rejuvenation By Any NGO’

Limca Book Of Records for ‘Most Extensive River Rejuvenation By Any NGO’

February 8, 2019

The Art of Living has been included in the Limca Book of Records 2019 for the ‘Most extensive river rejuvenation by an NGO’ for the its effort to resolve the country’s severe water problem by reviving 40 rivers and its tributaries in four Indian states and making more water available by raising the water table especially in drought prone regions, benefiting 49.9 lakh people in over 5000 villages.

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