Ravi Shankar usually known as Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, born Ravi Shankar Ratnam, on May 13, 1956, in Tamil Nadu, India, is a spiritual leader and founder of the Art of Living Foundation (founded 1982), which aims at relieving both individual stress and societal problems and violence, and which is an NGO with UNESCO consultative status.
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Do not try to correct the mind. Trying to correct the mind is like trying to correct the waves in the ocean. Can you stop the waves in the ocean? If you want to see an ocean without waves you only have to dive deeper. When you dive deep inside you will experience the stillness of the ocean. And if it is all frozen that is enlightenment.
Much energy is wasted in trying to charm others.
And in wanting to charm - I tell you, the opposite happens
If you are bombarded by so many thoughts in solitude, you are in ignorance.
If you are calm even amidst a crowd then you are in knowledge.
Do not hurt anyone with your speech, for the divine dwells in every heart.
Wake up and realize this is all made up of thoughts, just thoughts.
Your appreciation of beauty is a thought; your aversion to an object that is ugly is a thought. Your craving or aversion is nothing but a passing thought in the mind. Realize this is just a thought and you will be free.
Teachers can be a living example to their students.
Not that teachers should look for students to idealize them. One who is worth idealizing does not care whether others idealize them or not. Everyone needs to see that you not only teach human values but you live them. It is unavoidable sometimes you will be idealized -- it is better for children to have a role model, or goal, because then the worshipful quality in them can dawn.
If you're not at peace, nothing else matters
Whatever is yours will always come back to you.
Pleasure simply brings more craving, but the problem is that we try to get contentment through pleasure. True contentment can only come through service.
Whatever you put attention on will start manifesting in your life.
Intention, attention, manifestation; that is how the universe works.
Being unconditionally happy is a practice: "Come what may, today I'm going to smile. Anyway, everything is going to die! Everything is going to vanish and disappear-so what! Who cares! Let me at least be happy, smile this moment, enjoy my very breath."
The ultimate purpose of life is to be of service.
The entire universe is just an expression, projection, of the Being, of the Self. Within this small body, you are able to experience the infinite space.
A poor man celebrates the New Year once a year.
A rich man celebrates each day. But the richest man celebrates every moment.
Truth is hidden by the golden veil of the mundane.
Pierce through this thin glittering sheath and know that you are the Sun
Everything is impermanent. Knowing this, just relax.