Spiritual leader and the founder of Art of Living Foundation Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar was born on May 13, 1956 in Tamil Nadu
As a part of his charity work, Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar established Geneva-based charity the International Association for Human Values in 1997 and the NGO engages in relief work and rural development and aims to foster shared global values
Every good work never goes unrewarded. Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has received awards from different countries including India, Peru, Colombia, and Paraguay and in January 2016, the Government of India awarded him the ‘Padma Vibhushan'
As a spiritual teacher, Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar had initiated a series of practical and experiential courses in spirituality around the globe in 1980s. In March, he organised the World Culture Festival in Delhi that saw participants from 155 countries come together to honour harmony in diversity (Photo: The Statesman)
As founder of the Art of Living, Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar held the first Art of Living course in Switzerland in 1983 and in 1986, he travelled to Apple Valley, California in the US to conduct the first course to be held in North America (Photo: The Statesman)
As a spiritual leader and guru, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar teaches that spirituality enhances human values such as love, compassion and enthusiasm
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