Sri Sri Ravi Shankar | Founder of ‘Art of Living Foundation’

Sri Sri Ravishankar, Art of Living Founder

Sri Sri Ravishankar, Art of Living Founder

Ravi Shankar is a famous spiritual Guru. He is referred to as Gurudev. He founded the Art of Living Foundation in 1981, in order to provide social support to the people. In 1997, he established a charitable institution for the welfare of the society.

Ravi Shankar was born in the year 1956, in Papanasam, Tamil Nadu, to a pious Hindu family. After finishing his graduation, he spent his time with Sri Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, and helped him in establishing Transcendental Meditation and Ayurveda centres.

In the 1980s, he travelled throughout the world, in order to spread the spirituality among the people. He is good at yoga and meditation.

In the year 1983, he started the Art of Living course in Switzerland, and he also travelled to other foreign countries and taught the ways of living a peaceful life to the people.

According to Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, spirituality is not limited to any one religion or culture, and it is open to all people, and he is against caste discrimination, and he treats all classes of people as alike, and gave much respect to them.

According to Sri Sri, science and spirituality must be interlinked with each other. His teachings are simple and straight forward in nature, and he used to give various examples from the divine texts, while discussing about spiritual matters.

Sri Sri visited many foreign nations and inaugurated Art of Living centres. He received many awards for his wonderful service to the entire world.


1. Buddha.

2. The Wisdom of the Upanishads.

3. Narada Bhakti Sutra.

4. Hinduism & Islam.

5. Patanjali Yoga Sutras.

6. Ashtavakra Gita.

7. Management Mantras.

Let us praise the talented guru and be blessed.


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