Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Quotes

Who is Sri Sri Ravi Shankar?

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is an Indian spiritual leader, not to be confused with the sitar player who influenced The Beatles. Ravi Shankar founded the Art of Living Foundation and other charities.

Born May 13, 1956

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Best 12 Quotes by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

“Accept people and situations as they are in life and then take action. The moment you do this, you'll see you are out of the confusion about anything in life.”

“Celebrate Life. Care for others and share whatever you have with those less fortunate than you. Broaden your vision, for the whole world belongs to you.”

“Every emotion is connected with the breath. If you change the breath, change the rhythm, you can change the emotion.”

“Every moment you spend on this planet, remember that you are here for a unique purpose & cause, far greater than to just eat, sleep & talk.”

“Let your smile change the world! Never let the world change your smile!”

“Love is preserved by wisdom. Destroyed by demand, tested by doubt, nourished by longing. It blossoms with faith and grows with gratitude.”

“Nothing in the world can bother you as much as your own mind.”

“There is freedom when you realize that you are just a witness to all that is happening.”

“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.”

“When all doors are shut and you have nowhere to go, that is when you go within. Every crisis is an opportunity and you are the beginning.”

“When heart speaks and heart listens, harmony is produced. When head talks and head listens, argument is produced.”

“When you judge others, look at yourself. You too have flaws and the divine nature has accepted you with all your flaws. It doesn't judge you. Who are you to judge?”

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