"Give me your problems, and not gifts of any kind. Your well being is paramount to me," said Sri Sri Ravishankar, founder of AoL, to his devotees here on Wednesday. Straddling the length and breadth of a wide stage set for Mangala Sandhya, mahasatsang by Sri Sri at Mangala Stadium, devotees, including youth were asking for more minutes into his discourse in chaste Kannada, much to their delight.
Hunger for spirituality in India has gone up, especially in rural areas, Sri Sri noted, referring to his recent visit to Kerala where he gave discourses in satsangs there. When volunteers tried to restrain a person from approaching him, Sri Sri directed them to bring the person to him and asked what his problems were. "I seek your blessings," the man had said. "You have my all blessings and I am never miserly in giving blessings," Sri Sri added. Read More