Awards and Honors: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

  • University Doctorates
  • International Honours
  • His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Day

  • Honorary Doctorate, Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, Jan 19, 2013
    Doctorate Honoris Causa, Universidad Autonoma de Asuncion of Paraguay, Sept 13, 2012
    Diploma of Honour from the Buenos Aires University, Argentina, Sept 6, 2012
    Honoris Causa Doctor, Siglo XXI University Campus, Cordoba, Argentina, Sept 5, 2012
    Honorary Doctorate, Nyenrode University, Netherlands, June 15, 2012
    Honorary Doctorate from Gyan Vihar University, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, March 21, 2012
    Professor Honoris Causa, Szent Istvan University, Budapest, (Hungary), June 24, 2009
    Doctor of Letters Honoris Causa, Bangalore University, India, 2009
    Doctor of Letters Honoris Causa, Nagarjuna University, India, 2008
    Doctor of Letters Honoris Causa, Maharaja Sayajirao University, India, 2007
    Doctor of Science, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, India, 2007
    Doctor of Philosophy, Open International University for Complementary Medicine in Sri Lanka, 2006
    Honorary Doctorate from Kuvempu University, India, 2004

  • Siddha Shri Award, Belgaum, Karnataka, India, Dec 2, 2012
    Sir M. Visvesvaraya Memorial Award, Bangalore, India Oct 1, 2012
    Highest civilian award 'National Order of Merito de Comuneros, Paraguay, Sept 13, 2012
    Illustrious citizen by the Paraguayan Municipality, Sept 12, 2012
    Illustrious guest of the city of Asuncion, Paraguay, Sept 12, 2012
    Tiradentes Medal, the highest honor from Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil, Sept 3, 2012
    The Sivananda World Peace award, Sivananda Foundation, South Africa, Aug 26, 2012
    Award for Peace & Harmony by Al-Mustafa University, Iran at Delhi, India, March 11, 2012
    Vishwa Chetana award, India, Dec. 19, 2011
    Human of the World Award, (bestowed by the Academy of National Security of Russia), Berlin, July 1, 2011
    Crans Montana Forum Award, Brussels, June 24, 2011
    2010 Atmajyoti Award, Delhi, India (Sept. 23, 2010)
    Culture in Balance Award, World Culture Forum, Dresden Germany, October 10, 2009
    The Ball of Peace awarded by The Peace Doves, Norway, June 13, 2009
    Phoenix Award, Atlanta, USA, 2008
    Honorary Citizenship and Goodwill Ambassador, Houston, USA, 2008
    Proclamation of Commendation, New Jersey, 2008
    Architect of World Peace Award, India, 2008
    ‘Light of East’ National Award, India, 2008
    Honored by United Nations Millennium Campaign (UNMC) for his contributions towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals, 2007
    Honored by the city of Washington DC by proclaiming the week of his visit as ‘Human Values Week’ in March 2007
    National Veterans Foundation Award, USA, 2007
    Leadership Award for Extraordinary Promotion of World Peace and Harmony by Amity University, New Delhi, 2007
    Honorary Citizenship by City of Baltimore, Canada, 2006
    Honorary Citizen of the city of Calgary, Canada, 2006
    Centennial 2006 Medallion by the Legislative Assembly of Calgary, Canada, 2006
    The 2006 International Peace Award by ‘For the Love of Children Society of Alberta Canada’, 2006
    The Humanitarian Award by the city of Brampton, Ontario, 2006
    Order of the Pole Star, Mongolia, 2006
    Peter the Great First Grade Award, Russia, 2006
    Mongolian Prime Minister’s Award, Mongolia, 2006
    Alberta Legislative Centennial 2006 Medallion, 2006
    Dara Shikoh National Award for Harmony, New Delhi, India, 2005
    Global Humanitarian Award, Illinois, USA, 2005
    Mahavir-Mahatma Award India, 2005
    Bharat Shiromani Award, New Delhi, India, 2004
    The Illustrious Visitors Award, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2004
    Phoenix Award, USA, 2002
    Guru Mahatmya Award by Government of Maharashtra, India, 1997
    Nominated to the Advisory Board of Yale Divinity School, USA, 1990
    Title of Yoga Shiromani (Supreme Jewel of Yoga) by the President of India, 1986

  • April 25th, 2010, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
    April 23, 2010, Milwaukee, USA
    April 20, 2010, Denver, USA
    October 29th, 2008, Irving, Texas, USA
    July 4th- 6th, 2008, Edison, New Jersey, USA
    July 29, 2007, Pomona, California, USA
    March 28, 2007, Washington DC, USA
    December 4, 2006, Regina, Canada
    November 25, 2006, Windsor, Canada
    November 21, 2006, Surrey, Canada
    November 21, 2006, Richmond, Canada
    September 13, 2006, Ottawa, Canada
    September 10, 2006, Halifax, Canada
    September 7, 2006, Edmonton, Canada
    June 28, 2002, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    May 9, 2002, Beverly Hills, California, USA
    April 29, 2002, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    January 10, 2002, Austin, Texas, USA
    August 26, 2000, Washington DC, USA
    June 28, 2002, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    May 8, 2002, Beverley Hills, California, USA
    April, 2002, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    January 10, 2002, Austin, Texas, USA
    August 26, 2000, Washington, USA
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