HH Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on a three-day mission to Sri Lanka

Alabama, United States
20th April 2009

BANGALORE: Art of Living founder and humanitarian,His Holiness Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is leaving for Sri Lanka today. On his arrival, he will meet with several dignitaries, diplomats, leaders of civil society including Sinhalese Buddhist monks and Tamils in Colombo.

Later, His Holiness will visit the Welfare Centers in Vavuniya set up by the Government to house the internally displaced people fleeing the theater of war over the last few months. His visit is bound to give a fresh impetus to the Art of Living's relief work in the country. His Holiness will also be received by His Excellency President Mahinda Rajapakse.

Gurudev and his emissaries have been playing a non-partisan role in the island-nation to facilitate a meaningful dialogue between the stake-holders to the conflict. The key objective is to facilitate a peaceful solution and to enhance the Art of Living Foundations` aid, assistance, capacity building and trauma relief.

His Holiness Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar`s wish is for a violence-free and prosperous Sri Lanka.