Vyakti Vikas Kendra – India (VVKI)
The Art of Living throughout the world is a volunteered, humanitarian & educational non-governmental organisation. It was founded in 1981 by H. H. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, with the vision of creating a stress-free, violence-free society. Art of Living has reached out to more than 300 million people in 151 countries. The Art of Living foundation is working as a special consultative status with the Economic & Social council of the United Nation.
The Art of Living foundation operates through key worldwide chapters, major ones of which are:
Vyakti Vikas Kendra India (VVKI)
Art of Living foundation – USA
Die Kunst des Lebens – Germany
Art of Living Centre – Canada
Vyakti Vikas Kendra – India (VVKI) founded by H. H. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in 1996 is a registered complete charitable trust constituted to promote educational, social, developmental activities for the benefit of the public in India. The organisation runs various Art of Living courses which are designed to develop personality, eliminate mental stress, and improve the physical health of an individual irrespective of economic status, caste or religion.