Shivratri 2009 celebrations of Sri Sri Ravishankar and Art of Living at Kollam in Kerala

The 2009 Mahasivarathri celebrations of Sri Sri Ravishankar and Art of Living Ashram Bangalore will be held in Kollam (Quilon) in Kerala. The Art of living foundation is expecting nearly a million people to participate in the Shivaratri celebrations which will be held at the Asramom Maidan in Kollam Town. The program will be telecast live on Sanskar TV around the world.

A major highlight of the celebrations this year is the Mass social marriage of 52 couples will be held on February 22. The couples will be provided with gold ornaments, fixed deposits, dress etc.

On Mahashivratri day, February 23, there will be Mahasivaratri Maharudrapooja and Mahasatsang Maha Sudarshan Kriya.

An interesting program that the Art of Living is initiating at Kollam during Shivratri is the Vidyalaya 2009, in which a total of 52 deserving schools will be adopted and their infrastructure facilities will be improved - to provide basic necessities like buildings, books, toilets and computers.

Another project is Haritham 2009 – the project aims to grow and nurture nearly trees across Kerala.

People from more than 20 countries will be participating in the Shivratri 2009 celebrations of Sri Sri Ravishankar and Art of Living.

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