Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address students across many colleges and universities of the country on Tuesday. Nearly 1 crore students will take the pledge to uproot drug addiction from the society.
On March 7, a day after spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar pitched for an out- of-court settlement of the Ayodhya issue (March 6), the AIMPLB had said that only a court order on the matter was acceptable to it.
Sri Sri was was speaking at an event, ‘Paigam-e-Mohabbat’, on the invitation of J&K Coordination Committee (JKCC), seeking to find “a lasting solution to the age-old Kashmir conflict”. He was barely seven minutes into his speech when people began to leave. Thereafter, the event was abruptly ended by the organisers.
Ravi Shankar said the best solution would be an out-of-court settlement, in which the Muslim bodies come forward and gift one acre of land to the Hindus, who, in turn, would gift five acres of land nearby to the Muslims to build a bigger mosque.
"This is the way to conduct weddings -- simply. It is a message I want to send everywhere that weddings should be simple and people need not take loans and spend lakhs for it," said Ravi Shankar, the founder of the Art of Living group, in a video message released by his organisation.
At an Express Adda session, spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar spoke about the true meaning of spirituality and its relationship with science and religion. Here are some nuggets of wisdom to keep in mind.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar at the Express Adda with Prasoon Joshi, lyricist and chairman, Asia Pacific, CEO and CCO, India, McCann Worldgroup, and Vandita Mishra, National Opinion Editor, The Indian Express, in Delhi.
The National Green Tribunal had said that Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s allegation of bias in the green panel’s report on the damage caused to the Yamuna riverbed due to World Culture Festival organised by AOL is ‘shocking’. Here is what the spiritual Guru has to say to about this controversy!
Watch the video to know what Indian spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravishankar had to say about Kashmir and the rising tension in the valley. The Indian Express Videos: One stop for all videos related to mobile launches, gadgets reviews, technology, Entertainment and Bollywood including political videos, opinions and views.
Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said on Thursday that he tried to open a dialogue with the Islamic State group but it rebuffed him by sending him a photograph of a beheaded man. “I tried to initiate peace talks with the ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) recently but they sent me a […]
At 2 pm Friday, standing still in the scorching sun, octogenarian Ram Nagina, a vegetable farmer from the Yamuna floodplains, held on to his walking stick near the railing that separated the 1,200-feet stage at the World Culture Festival (WCF) from the audience enclosure. “This is a big event happening in our country so I […]
A February 2016 edition of the Express Adda held at Indigo, One Golden Mile, New Delhi, hosted spiritual leader and Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. In a discussion moderated by Vandita Mishra, National Opinion Editor, The Indian Express, and Prasoon Joshi, lyricist and Chairman, Asia Pacific, CEO and COO, India, McCann Worldgroup, […]
THE National Green Tribunal (NGT) Wednesday cleared the three-day World Culture Festival to be organised by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s Art of Living on the floodplains of the Yamuna from March 11 but imposed a fine of Rs 5 crore on AOL as an interim compensation for the event’s impact on the environment. A bench […]
FROM temporary structures to pontoon bridges, the impact of lakhs of visitors to available parking space — and a quick U-turn by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA). On Tuesday, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) questioned governments at the Centre, Delhi and UP about various clearances for the World Culture Festival to be held by the […]
Spiritual leader and Padma Vibhushan awardee, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar was at the Express Adda held in Delhi, where he spoke about freedom of speech and sedition, the need for dialogue and why Section 377 needs to go. It’s important that freedom of speech be honoured at all costs. Everybody has the right to freedom […]
IT’S IMPORTANT that freedom of speech be honoured at all costs. Everyone has freedom of expression. But sedition and saying things like ‘Bharat ko barbaad karke rahenge’ will not be tolerated by any democracy and any civilised society,” said spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar at the Express Adda in Delhi on Monday. A Padma […]