The Art of Living launched an initiative ‘The Spreading Smiles Campaign’ in the city of Kota, Rajasthan in July 2016 to combat stress amongst coaching students preparing for their engineering and medical entrance examinations.
Under the campaign, a team of full-time volunteers and trained yoga, meditation teachers who are also engineers, doctors and from varied backgrounds by profession reached out to IIT/PMT aspirants in their respective hostels and coaching centers. So far, more than 50,000 students have experienced meditation and over 5000+ students have learnt the powerful rhythmic breathing technique ‘Sudarshan Kriya’ in the past 6 months.
The District Administration has been appreciating and supporting the campaign’s efforts. The coaching institutes realized the need for teaching some practical ancient techniques that students can incorporate in their daily routine to evolve as stronger human beings. All prominent coaching institutes namely Allen, Resonance, Vibrant, Career Point, Motion, Akash, Bansals have extended the support.
Sri Sri’s address will be followed by, a question and answer session and a guided meditation. The event aims to combat stress amongst students preparing for their engineering and medical entrance examinations and usher in inner confidence and fearless attitude in them.
This will be a first of its kind event wherein a spiritual leader would be addressing such a mammoth gathering of students. The event will begin with a musical concert by Art of Living International singer Vikram Hazra and his band. . The event will be webcasted live in more than 120 countries through internet and facebook live.