"My life continues to be a journey of gratitude and joy from moment to moment." - Bhanu didi, sister of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
Whenever we connect with people from other countries, we feel like they are family." - Girin Govind, Senior Art of Living teacher
"Life is a teaching and in whatever manner one is able to help and make a difference, it’s worth doing." - Dinesh Kashikar, Senior Sri Sri Yoga teacher
"New places, varying climates, strange surroundings or unfavorable situations, nothing deters me anymore." - Kamlesh Barwal, widely traveled Senior Sri Sri Yoga teacher
"Change your breath, change your mind. Change your mind, change your emotions." - Rajshree Patel, Art of Living teacher
Innumerable people have been inspired by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to work towards global peace and community development, with enthusiasm, dynamism, and commitment. As founder of The Art of Living, Sri Sri is the first teacher. Over time, he has trained thousands of teachers and volunteers the worldwide. They are a diverse group, encompassing every conceivable economic, social, cultural and religious background. It is through them that he gifts the precious knowledge that has transformed millions of lives across the globe. Here are stories of these people with an extraordinary zeal to put a smile on every face.