Indian spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has been recognised as a Global Citizenship Ambassador by a prominent American university in recognition of his pioneering work as peacemaker, humanitarian, spiritual teacher and global interfaith leader.
The Northeastern University Center for Spirituality, Dialogue and Service honoured him as its inaugural Global Citizenship Ambassador last week, according to a statement issued on Monday.
“We are grateful to Sri Sri. We can think of no better way to launch our Global Citizenship Ambassador recognition than to dialogue and learn from a joyful humanitarian who embodies the best of our shared human values,” said Alexander Levering Kern, executive director and Lead Spiritual Advisor (chaplain) at the university.
The university is a global leader in experiential education and research with campuses around the world and is home to students from over 100 countries. It is ranked among the top…