Sri Sri Conferred With Hon. Doctorate By Ural Federal University, Russia

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Sri Sri Conferred With Hon. Doctorate By Ural Federal University, Russia

  • Sri Sri Conferred With Hon. Doctorate By Ural Federal University, One of Russia’s Largest Educational Institutions

27 June 2019, Bengaluru: Global humanitarian and spiritual leader, Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar was conferred with Hon. Doctorate for ‘his contribution to development of inter-cultural friendship between the republic of India and Russian Federation’ by the Ural Federal University, one of Russia’s largest institutions of higher learning named after the first President of Russia, B N Yeltsin.

Gurudev in his address emphasized the need for an education that is inclusive and humane. “It is education that is needed in every corner of this world for a happy peaceful society,” Gurudev said, “Whether it is technology, arts or sciences or humanities, it is the universities that give us a universal vision, a vision of what life is, how one should conduct one’s life. We have the technology to connect lives, but we need an education that also connects the hearts, where human values are given importance to.”

Victor Koksharov, Rector of the Ural Federal University appreciated that a volunteer-run organization like The Art of Living (founded by Gurudev) could run 618 schools catering to 80,000 children in providing free education.

Gurudev also encouraged students to incorporate yoga, deep breathing techniques and meditation in their daily routines to lead stress-free lives.

Furthering the cause of a positive exchange of knowledge and skills training between the two institutions, Gurudev signed an MOU between with the Ural Federal University represented by Victor Koksharov, Rector of the university and Sri Sri University in Orissa, envisioned by Gurudev, India’s first alcohol, drugs and smoke-free campus.

MOU Signed Between UFU and Sri Sri University To Further Knowledge Exchange

The Ural Federal University, one of Russia’s largest institutions of higher learning named after the first President of Russia, B N Yeltsin, conferred Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar with Honorary Doctorate.

Furthering the cause of a positive exchange of knowledge and skills training between the two institutions, Gurudev signed an MOU between with the Ural Federal University represented by Victor Koksharov, Rector of the university and Sri Sri University in Orissa, India.

Universities are there to create a vibrant mind, a mind that is open to research, questioning and new learning,” says global humanitarian and spiritual master, Gurudev Sri Sri Rai Shankar, the founder of The Art of Living.

About Sri Sri University

SSU is India’s first smoke, alcohol and drug free campus envisioned by Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar the university was established in 2009 as a center for world-class education in India. The education provided here brings together the best of Western innovation with the ancient values, knowledge systems and wisdom of the East. The university offers a range of pivotal as well as unique courses that seek to preserve the ancient wisdom of the East thorough programs in yoga and naturopathy, classical performing arts and offer the best of Western innovation through cutting-edge programs in Osteopathy and Craniosacral therapy, good governance and management.

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