Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s Art of Living has been involved in philanthropic activities in
This is for the first time that an Indian spiritual leader has been invited as an ambassador of peace to the conflict-ravaged country by the Government of Iraq. During the visit, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar will hold discussions on restoring peace in
Art of Living volunteers have been conducting trauma relief workshops in various parts of
Several Iraqis have completed special trainings to impart the Art of Living techniques to the Iraqi people. In 2006, a batch of 43, mostly women, graduated to be Art of Living teachers.
So far, over 5,000 Iraqis have undergone the Art of Living trauma relief workshops apart from attending the Ayurvedic training camps. The Art of Living has also initiated a women empowerment project under which local women are given vacationing training such as tailoring and computer skills. Over 500 women have benefited from the program.
All this is philanthropic activity is taking place when most NGOs are compelled to evacuate their volunteers from
Help should first reach the needy. Food should be provided to those starving. Above all, food and help should be provided without any preconditions. Keep up the good work Art of Living volunteers.