‘Meditate India’ a nationwide initiative aimed at raising awareness about the benefits of meditation and providing an opportunity for people to make meditation a part of their lives, was launched on May 13, 2012, on the birth anniversary of His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.
Yogathon, an Art of Living initiative, on the World Health Day, 7thApril, 2012 with the inspiration of H.H. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar,created large-scale awareness about yoga and its practice for healthier living.
Founded by His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Vyakti Vikas Kendra India (VVKI) is a registered public charitable trust constituted to promote spiritual, educational, cultural and social development activities for the benefit of the public.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's vision of a stress free, violence-free society has united millions of people the world over through service projects and the courses of The Art of Living. VVKI offers a comprehensive range of personal development and institutional programs for all ages from children, youth, adults, parents, teachers, workers, to corporate leaders and government executives. Service activities and projects initiated by volunteers of the organization cover a wide spectrum of areas including disaster relief, sustainable rural development, empowerment of women, prisoner rehabilitation,education for all, and environmental sustainability. Courses and projects of VVKI have had a profound impact on the lives of millions of people across the country ranging from women and youth, underprivileged children, rural communities to disaster-hit people, vulnerable groups and masses in general.