~ His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar addressed the gathering~

Chennai, November 26, 2009: MARG Limited, India’s leading diversified infrastructure development company, today organised a ‘Divya Satsang’ at MARG Swarnabhoomi, which was addressed by His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Founder, the Art of Living, one of the largest voluntary organisations in the world. The Satsang, organised to experience ‘blissful Singing, Profound knowledge and Deep meditation’, saw the presence of a gathering of over 10,000 people at MARG Swarnabhoomi.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr GRK Reddy, Chairman and Managing Director, MARG Group said, “It’s our great pleasure to organise the Divya Satsang in the divine presence of His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. His philosophy of a stress-free, violence-free society through the reawakening of human values has inspired millions to broaden their spheres of responsibility and work towards the betterment of the world. In today’s competitive world, it’s really important to maintain the balance between professional and personal life, free from stress; and the concepts followed at Art of Living helps to revitalize oneself, stay calm and focussed.”

The Satsang was preceded by a musical performance by world renowned music composer and guitarist, R Prasanna .


The Art of Living is a multi-faceted, not-for-profit educational and humanitarian NGO with a presence in over 140 countries. Founded in 1982 by His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, the Art of Living, today, is one of the largest voluntary organisations in the world.

Inspired by its founder’s vision of making the world a violence-free, stress-free global family, the organisation is engaged in various initiatives that uplift humanity and enhance the quality of life. The goal of the organisation is to bring peace at the level of the individual, society, nation and the world as a whole. Its areas of work covers conflict resolution, disaster and trauma relief, poverty alleviation, empowerment of women, prisoner rehabilitation, education for all, campaigns against female foeticide and child labour and environment sustainability.

Guided by Sri Sri’s philosophy of peace, “Unless we have a stress-free mind and a violence-free society, we cannot achieve world peace,” the Art of Living offers several stress-elimination and self-development programmes based mainly on breathing techniques, meditation and yoga. These programmes have helped thousands around the world to overcome depression and violent and suicidal tendencies.

The Art of Living has several sister organisations which are dedicated to realising its vision. International Association for Human Values, Ved Vignan Maha Vidya Peeth, Sri Sri Ravishankar Vidya Mandir, Vyakti Vikas Kendra India, among others, formulate and implement social projects of the Art of Living.