The Governor of São Paulo state, Mr. Geraldo Alckmin received Sri Sri Ravi Shankar at the Bandeirantes Palace on August 30. The State Secretary of Education, Voorwald Herman, also attended the meeting.
The Governor stressed the importance of maintaining emotional balance in children and adolescents. "Often problems are caused for young people due to stress and excessive family conflicts," said the Governor. "Why, it was a great honor to receive Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and the board of Art of Living association, they have a great expertise in education," he shared.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar discussed with Geraldo Alckmin the ways to a stress-free and violence-free state. They discussed alternatives for peace and the importance of human values.