Collection: Stories

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is a spiritual leader and founder of the Art of Living Foundation. He has inspired millions of people around the world through his teachings and personal experiences. One of his most famous stories is about a man who came to him seeking guidance on how to overcome his anger. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar took the man to a nearby lake and asked him to jump in. When the man hesitated, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar told him to jump in without any hesitation. As soon as the man jumped, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar pulled him out and asked him, "What did you feel when you were in the water?" The man replied, "I felt like I was drowning." Sri Sri Ravi Shankar then said, "When you feel like you're drowning in anger, remember this feeling and come out of it." This simple yet powerful story illustrates the importance of letting go of negative emotions and embracing positivity in our lives.