During the fourth meeting of Governing Council of the Indian Yoga Association held online on October 3rd, 2021, all the members welcomed Gurudev as the new Chairman.
The Art of Living and IAHV volunteers, along with their partners have been working on a war footing to provide relief in the form of food, clothes, dry ration kits and other vital essentials in the flood-ravaged regions of Maharashtra’s Konkan belt.
To mitigate the shortage of oxygen and essential supplies, the International Association for Human Values (IAHV) and The Art of Living have started an initiative of supplying oxygen concentrators, critical medical equipment to hospitals and people across India.
On the occasion of the World Health Day, as a part of a conference titled ‘Changing Paradigms in a Pandemic World’, Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar addressed two million online attendees and world political leaders, global health experts, frontline workers, sportsmen and artists from a 100 countries on the current pandemic crisis and ways to overcome it.
Not having physical institutions of learning to go to as part of the school year has had adverse consequences – children have had to make do with online learning, a system that has been less effective for both younger and older children.