Space for Joy
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Space for Joy

Interview with Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
Sylwia Niemczyk
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Peace is within us, as is joy. Sylwia Niemczyk asks Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, spiritual teacher and founder of the Art of Living Foundation, about tough times and ways to deal with them.

It is late in the evening when we talk. Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has just finished giving a lecture that lasted several hours, but there are no signs of fatigue on his face. For dozens of years, he has been on the road constantly, giving lectures and leading meditation and breathing workshops all over the world. He has been mentioned for years as a possible candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize due to his charitable and peace-making activities (in Colombia, Ukraine, and Iraq, among others). He has visited Poland several times. We meet in Taraska,

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