Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, a spiritual leader and humanitarian, was born in 1956 in southern India He was often found deep in meditation as a child At the age of four, he astonished his teachers by reciting the Bhagavad Gita. Gurudev founded The Art of Living, an educational and humanitarian organisation, through which his teachings and service initiatives have touched the lives of 370 million people worldwide. Today, with a presence in over 156 countries, the Art of Living is one of the largest volunteer-based organisation in the world.
Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is a universally revered spiritual and humanitarian leader. His vision of a violence-free and stress-free society through the reawakening of human values has inspired millions to broaden their spheres of responsibility and work towards the betterment of the world. His universal and simple message says that love and wisdom can prevail over and distress.
In 1981, Gurudev establish The Art of Living – an educational and humanitarian Non-Goverernment Oraganisation. Present in 156 countries, The Art of Living formulates and implements lasting solutions to conflicts and issues faced b individuals, communities and nations.
Gurudev has reached out to an estimated 370 million people worldwide through personal interactions, public events, teachings, The Art of Living workshops and humanitarian initiatives. He has brought to the masses ancient practices which were traditionally kept exclusive, and has designed many self-development techniques to calm the mind and instill confidence and enthusiasm and can easily be integrated into daily life.
One of Gurudev’s most unique offerings to the world is the Sudarshan Kriya – a powerful breathing technique – that facilitates physical, mental, emotional and social well-being.
Brahma Sutras (79)
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