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Sri Sri to Launch Violence-Free Stress-Free Campaign in Canada

Apr 3 2013 12:00AM

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MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 04/03/13 -- A global voice for non-violence, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is launching the "Violence-Free Stress-Free Society" campaign in North America, and will be touring three cities in Canada from April 10 - 20.

Sri Sri challenges the world to commit to one billion acts of non-violence. His campaign, which aims at creating social change through non-violence, encourages individuals to pledge one act of non-violence through social and digital campaigns for every act of violence that they witness.

"I have this crazy idea: a world without violence. With all the violence in the world this idea may appear to be hoping for Utopia, but we need to dream, and we will get there. If we instil pride in being non-violent, in being compassionate, in being helpful to others, our lives will take a new direction. And that should be our unwavering commitment", said Sri Sri.

Sri Sri's mission to unite the world into a "Violence-Free Stress-Free Society" by re-instilling human values has inspired millions of people worldwide to be in service to others. The world-renowned spiritual & humanitarian leader and ambassador of peace will be travelling to the Art of Living International Centre in la Mauricie (Quebec), Regina and Calgary offering various Art of Living programs and raising awareness for the campaign.

QUEBEC / Art of Living International Centre, April 10-14. Info: (819) 532-3328

SASKATCHEWAN/ Regina / April 15, Conexus Arts Centre 7pm - 9 pm

$35 presale tickets, $45 at the door / Info: (306) 216-8614 / www.artofliving.ca/regina

Saskatoon Art of Living chapter provides a shuttle to Regina's event ($40). Info: (306) 715-7624

ALBERTA/ Calgary

April 16-20, Programs offered at The Red & White Club McMahon Stadium

April 20, Sri Sri speaks at the SEED Event, BMO Centre, Calgary Stampede Park

April 21, "I Mediate Calgary", BMO Centre, Calgary Stampede Park

imeditatecalgary.org / Contact: info@imeditatecalgary.org / 1 (888) 506-9938

The Art of Living Foundation is the largest volunteer-based Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in the world. The Foundation's service projects, programs on meditation, stress elimination and Sri Sri Yoga have benefited millions of people representing all walks of life, cultures and traditions.

www.facebook.com/iamnonvio



Contacts:
Media Contact and requests for interview:
QUEBEC
Lucie Lapierre
(514) 836-0809
Abc@artofliving.ca
www.artofliving.ca

SASKATCHEWAN
Hitu
(514) 582-6155

ALBERTA
Pooja
(403) 397-2971





Source: Marketwire


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