Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The Art of Living Founder, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar was conferred the prestigious Asia Pacific Brand Laureate Award today in Kuala Lumpur at a by invitation-only ceremony. The award was also given to the International Art of Living Foundation for its significant contribution to the world. President of Brand Laureate, Dr K K Johan presented the award to Sri Sri in the presence of several dignitaries.
Speaking at the award ceremony, Sri Sri said “Happiness is the birthright of every individual. World community deserves to have peace and also freedom from depression, anxiety and terrorism”.
Some of the previous recipients of the Brand Laureate Award include Hillary Clinton, Nelson Mandela, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg.
Earlier huge crowds cheered Sri Sri at the Batu Kawan stadium in Penang where he addressed and conducted a meditation.