Saturday, October 10, 2009

Spirituality can help fight Maoism’

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar was in Delhi on Wednesday en route to Germany and Israel. The spiritual and humanitarian leader, who with his Art of Living foundation has millions of followers the world over, is a keynote speaker at the second Israeli Presidential Conference, Facing Tomorrow, convened by Shimon Peres, the president of Israel.
He spoke to HT on a range of issues such as corruption, the plight of Sri Lankan Tamil refugees, terrorism and how spirituality can help tackle these problems. Excerpts:
You speak your mind on various issues and participate in rallies against corruption and terrorism. As a spiritual leader, don’t you fear this might make you unpopular with a section of people?
No, I am not worried about my popularity. My only concern is to curb violence in society by promoting spirituality and human values. Read full Article

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