Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is an Internationally renowned spiritual guru and the founder of the Art of Living Foundation.

In November 2007, Sri Ravi Shankar conducted a Yoga-based spiritual congregation for the prisoners at the Yerawada Jail, Pune. He met Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, who is lodged in the jail in connection with the 1993 Mumbai blasts case.

Sri Ravi Shankar in News

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Helps Bring Peace to Colombia
Christoph Glaser, spokesman for the Art of Living Foundation is pleased to announce that Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, a humanitarian, spiritual leader and global ambassador of peace met with Mr. Iván Márquez, the head of the FARC-EP delegation on a recent trip to Colombia.

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Convinces FARC to Adopt the Gandhian Principle of Nonviolence
In a historic change of heart and strategy, the FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia / Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia) leaders in Cuba have decided to embrace the Gandhian principle of nonviolence after several meetings with global humanitarian and spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Concorde Group Launches 'Opus One,' at Kanakpura Main Road
Business Wire India  BMRDA and KPA approved plots are priced at Rs. 2750/- Concorde group has affiliation with 18 banks for home loans ​ A lifestyle defined by class and luxury at the centre of city, with all amenities at an arm’s length and a beautiful landscape to watch on

Guru of Joy Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to Visit Chicago Oct 23-25
His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, a global humanitarian and founder of the Art of Living Foundation, will visit Chicago October 23-25, 2014. A world peace leader and a happiness expert, Sri Sri's visit marks a unique opportunity for Chicagoans to take the Art of Living Happiness Program and learn meditation to gain deep insights into managing one's mind and emotions and live a truly happy life.

International Spiritual Leader and Humanitarian Brings Message of Non-Violence to St. Louis Today
At a time marked by violence and unrest in the community following the Ferguson tragedy, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, a global icon of peace, will visit St Louis today. With the vision of creating of a stress-free and violence-free society, Sri Sri has united millions of people around the world

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Holds Dialogues With Iraqi Shite and Sunni Religious Leaders to Discuss Peace Initiatives
His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, humanitarian and spiritual leader, had dialogues with Iraqi Shite and Sunni religious leaders and social workers on two occasions at his Art of Living International Center in Boone, North Carolina. Sri Sri welcomed these senior Iraqi leaders to discuss peace initiatives to end sectarian violence.

Spiritual Leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to Answer Your Questions in Twitter TownHall

News SummaryIn the lead-up to the International Day of Happiness, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, a global humanitarian and an iconic spiritual leader will answer questions close to your mind and heart at the first Twitter chat on Sunday, Feb 23 at 9 a.m. PT, 12 p.m. ET

"Annandolan" -- Another book on Anna's movement
The enigmatic allure of the 'anti-corruption' agitation spearheaded by Anna Hazare and his brigade has no doubt captured the imagination of the common masses. For nearly a year, it remained the burning topic for electronic as well as print media

Jaipur court to hear case against Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
A case has been filed in a court in Jaipur, Rajasthan, against spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar over his charge that most government run schools are essentially breeding grounds for Naxalism.

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar defends his remark on government schools
Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Saturday clarified his recent statement on some government schools being used as training grounds for insurgency, saying he never meant that all children from government schools were becoming Naxalites.

Lawmakers slam Sri Sri Ravi Shankar for terming Govt. schools as Maoist breeding grounds
Cutting across party lines, lawmakers on Wednesday criticized spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar for saying that state-run schools are turning into breeding grounds for Maoists.

Sri Sri Ravishankar urges people to vote for clean candidates in polls
Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravishankar has urged people to vote for only clean candidates in the upcoming assembly elections.

Team Anna at full liberty to campaign in upcoming assembly polls: Digvijay Singh
With Team Anna all set to launch the voters awareness campaign in Uttar Pradesh, Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Wednesday said Anna Hazare and his aides are at full liberty to campaign, but added that they should first raise their voices against all those involved in corrupt practices during the Mayawati regime in the last five years.

The 100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People
The new issue of the Watkins' Mind Body Spirit magazine features the 100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People. This is the second year that Watkins has published its 100 list, which ranks spiritual leaders and authors including the Dalai Lama (#1), Deepak Chopra (#4), Rhonda Byrne (#10), and Nelson Mandela (#12)

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar hopes 'pyar arrives with piyaz' on Indo- Pak ties
Indian spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has expressed hope that 'pyar (love) arrives alongwith piyaz (onions) referring to Indo-Pak ties.

Indians aren't polytheists and not all Pakistanis are extremists: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
Indian spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, who is on a three day visit to Pakistan, has refuted the notion that Hindus are polytheists and a majority of Pakistanis are extremists.

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar traveling with peace mantra to Islamabad to mend Indo-Pak ties
Indian spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is arriving here on three days to strengthen bilateral ties between India and Pakistan, through promoting peaceful solutions.

Stop targetting Rahul Gandhi, Congress leaders warn Anna Hazare
Congress leaders and activists have warned social activist Anna Hazare to stop targetting party general secretary Rahul Gandhi with the backing of the opposition.

Puri Shankaracharya asks fellow 'saints' to shun politics, stick to spiritual pursuits
Taking a jibe at yoga guru Baba Ramdev and spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Puri Shankaracharya Adhokshajanand Dev, has said that people who proclaim themselves to be ascetics must live an austere life.

Digvijay rubbishes Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's claims, says 'he is free to go anywhere'
Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Friday rubbished spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's claims that his visit to Rahul Gandhi's parliamentary constituency of Amethi was cancelled due to political pressure from Delhi, and said he is free to go anywhere he wishes in the country.

'Anna should make his stand clear on links with RSS and BJP': Digvijay Singh
Asserting that Team Anna has the backing of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Friday said veteran social activist Anna Hazare should make his stand clear on his links with the saffron outfit.

BJP leaders slam government over corruption
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders have slammed the ruling Congress party for not trying to bring back black money stashed in Swiss banks, which could be used in the development projects in rural areas.

I am not working to gain political mileage: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has said his work was not politically motivated, but rather was creating awareness in society against corruption.

Naqvi terms Congress, BSP, SP as 'triplet of graft'
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national vice-president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has lashed out at the three main political rivals of the BJP in Uttar Pradesh by mockingly terming them as the 'triplet of graft.'

Digvijay slams RSS leader Kumar, says he never labelled Hindus as militants
Reacting sharply to Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) leader Indresh Kumar criticism , Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh has said he never labelled all Hindus as militants, adding that he only considered people with a fundamentalist bent of mind as extremists.

RSS leader slams Digvijay Singh over Hindu militancy remark
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Indresh Kumar has criticised Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh for his remarks about the radical party comprising of Hindu militants indulging in extremist activities.

High spirit among people required to eliminate graft from nation: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has said that a high spirit is necessary among people to eliminate graft from the nation, besides having an effective Lokpal Bill.

MIT Pune to host 'Parliament of Student Council Leaders'
The first ever Parliament of Student Council Leaders (Bharatiya Chhatra Sansad) will be held at Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT) campus in Pune from January 12 to 14. ANI

Sri Sri Ravishankar was not a target of the gunman, says DGP, Bangalore
Director General of Police (DGP) Ajai Kumar Singh here on Saturday said that the gunman, who fired bullets at the convoy of spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravishankar, was not aiming for him. ANI

Firing not aimed at Sri Sri Ravi Shankar : Karnataka DGP
Karnataka Director General of Police (DGP) Ajai Kumar Singh on Saturday said the bullet that was fired from a country made weapon was not aimed at Art of Living (AoL) founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. ANI

Firing not aimed at Sri Sri Ravishankar: Chidambaram
Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Monday said that the reported attack on Art of Living (AoL) founder Sri Sri Ravishankar may have not been aimed at him. ANI

Bid on Sri Sri Ravishankar not a targeted attack
A day after attempted attack on Art of Living (AoL) founder Sri Sri Ravishankar, Karnataka Director General of Police (DGP) Ajai Kumar Singh on Monday said it was not a targeted attack. ANI

There is threat to my life, claims Sri Sri Ravishankar
Art of Living (AoL) founder Sri Sri Ravishankar said on Monday that there is a threat to his life. ANI

Art of Living volunteers team up to clean river Yamuna
The Art of Living volunteers came together on Wednesday to clean the banks and clear the flow of the water of river Yamuna, claiming to be highly inspired by Spiritual Guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. ANI

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar joins river cleaning efforts in New Delhi
Art of Living Guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar undertook the task of spreading awareness and sensitising people to the deteriorating condition of river Yamuna in New Delhi. ANI

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar launches Clean River Yamuna campaign
Art of Living Guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has launched the Clean River Yamuna campaign to create awareness among people to restore the rivers past glory. ANI supports largest citizen-driven initiative to clean Yamuna
First time association with a public initiative of such large scale. Associating with Meri Dilli Meri Yamuna (MDMY), is among the biggest CSR initiatives by, for a noble cause like cleaning up Yamuna. ANI

Classical singers come together for a musical symphony in Pune
Over 2700 classical singers came together for a historic classical music symphony in Pune on Tuesday. ANI

Muslim clergies dictum on Vande Mataram evokes protest
Activists of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) staged a mass protest here against the Muslims clergy for issuing fatwa, asking the Muslims not to sing Indias national song Vande Mataram. ANI

Jharkhand Maoists shun gun and pursue spiritual path
Maoist rebels, who were active in Jharkhand, of late have shunned their weapons and instead are following the way of spirituality. ANI

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar recalls trauma among Sri Lankan Tamils
Art of Living Guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, who visited Sri Lanka on a humanitarian mission, said that there is immense trauma among the Tamil people living in refugee camps. ANI

Anti-terrorism rally in Delhi
Hundreds of young men and women took to the streets of New Delhi protesting against militancy and corruption. ANI

Support Maoists to join mainstream, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar urges people
Art of Living Guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar appealed general public here to support the Maoists that would in turn enable them to give up arms and join the mainstream. ANI

Ravi Shankar visits Iraq to broker peace between Shias and Sunnis
Indian spiritual guru Sri Ravi Shankar is on a visit to Iraq to bring closer the Shia and Sunni communities who have been fighting against each other. ANI

Comment on this story