Washington: To celebrate the silver jubilee of The Art of Living in the US, a special programme - 'violence free, stress free' America initiative; is being launched by Indian spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.
The programme is likely to be attended by over 2,500 people along with 20 Senators and Congressmen.
AdvertisementThe initiative envisages several programmes to foster human values such as compassion, friendliness, a sense of brotherhood, and an attitude of service to society.
Several ambassadors and representatives of foreign missions in the US will also take part in the celebrations along with high-ranking American officials, social activists, academicians and intellectuals.
The confirmed speakers include Majority Leader of the House of Representatives Steny Hoyer, Delaware Senator Joseph R. Biden Jr and California Congressman Jerry Lewis, according to the Art of Living Foundation.
Other Congressmen who will attend the function are Joseph Crowley, Joe Wilson, Diane Watson, Sherrod Brown, Janice Schakowsky, Melissa Bean, Jesse Jackson Jr, Chris Hollen, Jim Gerlach and Frank Pallone.
The Art of Living Foundation commands millions of supporters in India and other countries.