Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's birthday marks launch of e-Satsang
May 13th is the birthday of humanitarian and spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravishankar.
May 13th is the birthday of humanitarian and spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravishankar. Every year on this day members of the Art of Living get together to serve, sing and meditate to celebrate birthday of Sri Sri.
But this year since the mass gathering and celebration couldn't happen due to the lockdown, the members of the organisation took to innovation, by launching what they call an e-satsang. The satsang was conducted online using a video calling application is first of its kind in the city.
Early in the day invitations were sent to out the members of the organization and those on the list. As the clock striked quarter past 8, the first ever e-satsang of Hyderabad was launched.
The program was addressed by faculty of the organization Gopalkrishna Sunderrajan and B Santosh Rao who have earlier taught Yoga at many International forums including the British Parliament. The program also included Guru Puja - a process of expressing gratitude to the Gurus starting with Adi Shankara. Also soulful renditions were sung by empanelled singers.
Speaking to Hans India, Abhishek Jagini, organizer of the e-satsang said, "Art of Living is unique since it adapts to innovation, e-satsang was launched with the motto Let's make happiness viral. "
Abhishek Jagini also shared, "to help individuals fight anxiety and stress the Art of Living teachers have been conducting Online Meditation workshops and free counseling".