Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Birthday Special: Interesting Facts You Should Know About the Founder of The Art of Living

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Birthday Special: Interesting Facts You Should Know About the Founder of The Art of Living

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is a name that needs no introduction. The spiritual leader and the yoga guru has shown the world the path of peace. His words have influenced many to resolve conflict through meditation. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar tours more than 40 countries every year and spreads the word of peace amongst his followers. Various celebrities follow him and often visit his Ashram.

Last year, Bhumi Pednekar collaborated with Sri Sri’s The Art of Living foundation to help people suffering during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Today, as Sri Sri celebrates his 66th birthday, let’s take a look at some of the interesting facts about him which will make you want to follow the leader.

  1. Recited Bhagavad Gita at the age of 4
    Sri Sri Ravi Shankar was born in 1956 in Tamil Nadu. At the age of four, when most children can’t even speak properly, he was able to recite the Sanskrit scripture, Bhagavad Gita.
  2. Founded The Art of Living in 1981
    After following the path of meditation from a very small age, Sri Sri founded his first international, non-profit and humanitarian organisation, The Art of Living in 1981. The organisation offers a number of courses for people to eliminate stress and foster a sense of well-being.
  3. Honoured by President
    For influencing a lot of lives and introducing yoga and meditation in the lives of many, Sri Sri was given the ‘Title of Yoga Shiromani (Supreme Jewel of Yoga)’ by the President of India in 1986.
  4. Meditation session in Peru
    In 2012, Sri Sri visited the world heritage site of Machu Picchu in Peru to bring a meditation revolution. He conducted a meditation session for world peace with 1,000 people at the ancient site.
  5. Mediator to resolve temple issue
    The long-standing conflict of Ayodhya bothered Sri Sri and he was actively engaged in finding a solution in 2001-02 and again in 2017. After looking at the efforts of the leader, the Supreme Court of India appointed him as one of the three mediators to resolve the dispute.
  6. Free education
    To provide free education to the underprivileged, a total of 702 schools are run by the foundation of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and provide the path of learning to more than 70,000 students.
  7. Contribution to environment
    Sri Sri is actively engaged in bringing out the environmental changes and reviving 49 rivers and thousands of water bodies in India.
  8. Padma Vibhushan awardee
    Sri Sri has got a number of awards in his name including Padma Vibhushan, the second-highest civilian award. He also has been bestowed the highest civilian award in Colombia, Mongolia, and Paraguay with 23 Honorary Doctorates globally.

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This way your house can be decorated with old torn bedsheets

This way your house can be decorated with old torn bedsheets

Bedsheet is such a thing, which is used in every household. Usually it gives a different look to your bedroom. But the bedsheet gets old after continuous use. Sometimes it even explodes. In such a situation, you cannot use it in the bedroom, but it does not mean that it is no longer of your use. Old torn bedsheets can be used in many great ways. So today we are telling you about this-

decorate home

With the help of old bedsheets, the house can be decorated very easily and in a unique way. You can make many things from old bedsheets. For example, from wind chimes to decorative wall items make your home very beautiful.

Reuse like this

The bedsheet may be torn, but that doesn't mean you can't use it. With its help, you can prepare many things from making T-shirts to pajamas, aprons and curtains etc. If seen in this way, old sheets can also be of great use to you. 

beautiful accessories

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Make Iron Board Cover

If your ironing board has started looking old and dull, then it is important that you give it a new look and your torn sheet can be useful in this. Make an iron board cover out of it. This will give a new look to your iron board.

work in the kitchen

Old sheets can also be used in the kitchen in many ways. You can make kitchen cloth with its help or you can also use it in kitchen cleaning. Similarly, with the help of old sheets, tablecloths to table runners etc. can be prepared.

create new sheet

Even though your bed sheets are old, that doesn't mean you can't use them on your bed. If you have some old sheets, then you can prepare a new sheet by mixing and matching those sheets together. Also, you can use some patch work in the sheet to give it a funky look.

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