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The Art Of Living Foundation Information
Office of His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar - India
21 KM Kanakapura Road
Udayapura, Bangalore South Taluk, Karnataka
The Art of Living is an international NGO, founded by H.H. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and with a special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations. The statutory goal of the Art of Living is to create a stress-free and violence-free society. The basis for a stress-free society is the peaceful individual. The Art of Living provides humanitarian projects at the societal level and courses for the individual.
Its areas of work covers conflict resolution, disaster and trauma relief, poverty alleviation, empowerment of women, prisoner rehabilitation, education for all, campaigns against female foeticide and child labour and environment sustainability
The government of Gujarat recently had a brush with spirituality when more than 190 ministers , bureaucrats, senior state secretaries, district collectors, and district development officers led by Chief Minister Narendra Modi, participated in an Art of Living Program.
"We are committed to follow the path of non-violence and peace. Standing here at the border, I can feel the wave of love and peace from across. I urge the citizens of both the countries to recognize the voice of peace within and create a violence-free world," said spiritual leader and Art of Living founder, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar at the Wagah border in Amritsar today, addressing 5000 people from Punjab.