Sri Sri Ravishankar

  • EC told not to allow Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and Ramdev events before polls April 8, 2014

    Vadodara: The Congress candidate against BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi requested the Election Commission of India in Vadadora on Tuesday not to allow events by Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravishankar and yoga guru Ramdev in Vadodara before Lok Sabha elections. "I request ECI not to allow Sri...
  • Manmohan, Sonia among 500 powerful people on the planet May 1, 2013

    Washington: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi are among 16 Indians who have found a place in the prestigious Foreign Policy magazine's list of the 500 most powerful people on the planet. Apart from them, Finance Minister P Chidambaram, Defence Minister AK Antony and External Affairs Minister...
  • Sri Sri Ravishankar to raise awareness on women's safety February 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravishankar on Sunday said his organisation would launch a series of helplines across the country for women in distress. "We will be launching helplines across the country to help men and women facing domestic violence, addiction to alcohol and other issues so that they...
  • Sri Sri serving interests of J&K separatists: VHP June 7, 2012

    Jammu: The Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Wednesday accused Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar of serving the "interests of Kashmiri separatists" by not opposing the curtailment of the duration of the Amarnath yatra this year. "Sri Sri Ravi Shankar seems to be interested in serving the interests of Kashmiri...
  • Anna overestimating Jan Lokpal Bill: Digvijaya November 7, 2011

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Monday lashed out at Anna Hazare saying that the veteran Gandhian is overestimating the Jan Lokpal Bill. Digvijaya said that corruption can only be removed by a comprehensive strategy by the Indian judiciary, the government, the police and bureaucracy together. "Corruption can only be...
  • Digvijaya ridicules Anna's decision to return cash November 1, 2011

    New Delhi: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday took a dig at Team Anna on its decision to return around Rs 42 lakhs to donors who had sent money to them during the last six months. "Super Team Anna to do an impossible Act. Return 40 Lakhs to unknown Donors. Only...
  • Ramdev, Sri Sri join protesters at Tihar jail August 17, 2011

    New Delhi: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev and the Art of Living Foundation head Sri Sri Ravishankar on Wednesday joined protestors expressing solidarity with Anna Hazare outside Tihar Jail. Ramdev, with whom Hazare and his associates have differences due to his alleged links with Hindutva elements, reached Tihar Jail on Wednesday afternoon....
  • Nishank brokering a deal to end Ramdev's fast? June 15, 2011

    Dehradun: A video clip aired by TV channels on Wednesday showed Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank purportedly discussing on telephone with an unidentified person when and how yoga guru Ramdev should end his fast. The Chief Minister's office declined to respond to queries by newsmen on the YouTube clip,...
  • 'Spiritual gurus are not interested in politics' June 13, 2011

    Sri Sri Ravishankar also said that the spiritual gurus are more concerned about reforming the society. ...
  • Ramdev ends his fast after eight days June 12, 2011

    New Delhi: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Sunday broke his fast after spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravishankar met him in the hospital. Baba Ramdev broke his fast by consuming juice given to him by Sri Sri Ravishankar. Sri Sri Ravishankar and spiritual leader Morari Bappu urged him to end his fast...
  • Ramdev's health worsens as fast enters 9th day June 12, 2011

    New Delhi: The stand-off between Baba Ramdev and the Congress-led UPA government continues, even as the yoga guru's fast entered the ninth day. Former Haryana Chief Minister Om Parkash Chautala and Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal paid him a visit in the hospital on Sunday. The government turning a deaf...
  • Ramdev fast: Sri Sri offers to be govt's emissary June 11, 2011

    New Delhi: With BJP stepping up its attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Sri Sri Ravishankar on Saturday reached out to Baba Ramdev and offering to be the government's emissary. However government sources say that they are not willing to negotiate with Ramdev. This is the...
  • Ramdev still on fast, Sri Sri ready to mediate June 11, 2011

    New Delhi: As Baba Ramdev continues his fast for the 8th day in spite of being shifted to the hospital, Sri Sri Ravishankar has stepped in to convince the yoga guru Baba Ramdev to end his fast. Sri Sri Ravishankar visited Baba Ramdev at the hospital in Dehra dun on Saturday....
  • Ramdev still on fast, govt tries backdoor talks June 11, 2011

    New Delhi: As Baba Ramdev continues his fast for the 8th consecutive day in spite of being shifted to the hospital, a desperate UPA is now hoping for mediators to convince Ramdev to end fast. The government has refused to come to the talking table for direct talks, but is keen...
  • Ravishankar denounces the term 'Hindu terror' January 14, 2011

    Sri Sri Ravishankar talks exclusively to CNN-IBN on 'Hindu terror' issue. ...
  • Preparations for Ravi Shankar concert in full swing November 17, 2008

    New Delhi: There are Promotional events in the capital for the Brahmnaad concert to be organised by the Art of Living Foundation. The concert would be the first of it's kind with 1,200 sitarists from across the country performing together for the 1st time ever on 1 stage. The field...
  • Religion that's hip 'n' happening June 26, 2007

    New Delhi: They are the modern-day sects of the successful. They teach you how to meditate and celebrate. The two will never clash. It's a personalised designer religion that allows you to love your material aspirations with no guilt. Sects like those of Osho and Sri Sri Ravishankar are today really...
  • Art of Living guru in Iraq to talk peace June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: The spiritual guru of the Art of Living Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is in Iraq to visit the foundation’s trauma relief centre Baghdad. Armed with yoga, meditation and breathing techniques, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar arrived in Baghdad at the invitation of Iraq’s Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. The Art...
  • Bihar legislators learn the art of living June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: With the growing popularity of yoga, the ancient form of meditation, across the country, Bihar MLAs too have decided to jump into the fray and learn the art of living. They want to reinstate the faith in 'human values' and dedicate themselves to doing good to the society -...
  • Art of Living to enlighten Orissa December 14, 2006

    Bhubaneswar: The Art of Living has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Orissa government for setting up a multi-faculty university in Orissa. The MoU was signed between the government and Sri Sri Ravishankar Vidya Mandir (SSRVM) Trust, educational initiatives of the Art of Living, in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday....
  • The healing power of music October 24, 2006

    Grammy award winner Bikram Ghosh got 210 people to play a tribute to Sri Sri Ravishankar. ...
  • Guru to teach LTTE the art of living September 24, 2006

    Kolkata: Indian spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravishankar has begun talks with the LTTE in the quest for a lasting peace in the island country. The step comes even as Norway engages with the Sri Lankan government for a solution to the Tamil problem. "Yes, Sri Sri Ravishankar is currently talking with...