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WATCH: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s experience with an auto driver in Delhi will fill you with wisdom

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar shared a video to spread the message of wisdom by sketching out his experience in an auto in Delhi.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Updated: May 13, 2017 7:58 pm
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A spiritual teacher and humanitarian leader, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is considered to be an ambassador of peace. Narrating a heartfelt experience while travelling in an auto in Delhi, the Art of Living founder shared an amusing incident on his Facebook handle in an animated video. With a beautiful message, his story sheds light on the auto driver’s wisdom.

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The man refused to take money and said, “One driver cannot take money from another driver.” Not only does it show his humility, but also his cleverness. Towards the end, Ravi Shankar said, “We should talk to everyone, including our help, drivers, maids and servants… sit with them for satsang and meditation so that they can also blossom.” Shared on May 12, the 2.55-minute video has garnered more than 5,70,000 views so far and about 8 thousand people have shared it.

Watch the video here.


You’ll be amazed to see the simple man’s quick-wit.

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  1. M
    May 14, 2017 at 10:26 pm
    Beautiful story. A Divine presence can be felt & experienced by the fortunate ones, may it be an autowala.
    1. Y
      Yogendra Bhonsale
      May 14, 2017 at 12:09 pm
      Beautiful video. Reminds me of a quote by Swami Vivekananda ji: "God is here, in all these human souls." Its so true. If we recognise the love and divinity within us, the same love and divinity is seen outside too. 💓
      1. H
        May 14, 2017 at 11:43 am
        This gives a message never to underestimate anyone! Eye opening to know even an auto rickshaw driver in our country has such deep knowledge and understanding of the higher truths of life! We all should be proud of our culture, our traditions and the Wonderful Spiritual Treasure that India possesses! Thanks for sharing this awesome video.
        1. A
          May 14, 2017 at 10:57 am
          This video made me wonder how deeply our country is rooted in knowledge and wisdom. Simply Amazing!! thank you @sri sri for sharing
          1. T
            May 14, 2017 at 10:50 am
            Love you Sri Sri, you are changing people's life with your tireless work.
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