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Art of Living Foundation
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The Art of Living Foundation is a spiritual movement founded by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar currently flourishing in India and spreading from Bangalore to some 152 countries around the world since 1982, in that time (by its own estimate), “touching the lives of 370 million people” (see website “The Art of Living”). This movement is essentially a Hindu-inspired meditat…

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Pflueger, Lloyd, “Art of Living Foundation”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2018

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