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Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Presented with Order of St. George Award

Indian spiritual leader, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, was presented with the 'Order of St. George' Award for the year 2019 as part of the Commemorative Feast at the Puthuppally St. George Orthodox Church (462-year-old ) in Kottayam, Kerala.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Presented with Order of St. George Award
  • The award was presented by the head of Kandanad East diocese, Dr. Thomas Mar Athanasius Metropolitan at the cultural conference held at the church.

About Sri Sri Ravi Shankar:

  • He was born on 13 May 1956 in Papanasam, Tamil Nadu.
  • In 1997, he established a Geneva-based charity, the International Association for Human Values.
  • He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the St. Joseph's College of Bangalore University.
  • In 2016, he has won Padma Vibhushan, India's Second Highest Civilian Award.
  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar was named by Forbes magazine as the fifth most powerful leader in India in 2009.
  • In 1981, Sri Sri founded the Art of Living Foundation, a volunteer-based Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) providing social support to the people.

Question:

Q. Which Indian spiritual leader was presented with the 'Order of St. George' Award for the year 2019?
a. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
b. Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
c. Swami Ramdev
d. Swami Swarupanand
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Presented with Order of St. George Award Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Presented with Order of St. George Award Reviewed by Neha Verma on May 08, 2019 Rating: 5

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