London, June 27: Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has been bestowed with an Honorary Fellowship by an Indian students body in the UK for his contributions to world peace and culture.
National Indian Students and Alumni Union (NISAU) have awarded Sri Sri Ravi Shankar with an Honorary Fellowship.
"With NISAU striving for the betterment of the society and working towards development and change, the organisation is proud to honour Sri Sri Ravi Shankar for his immense contribution to furthering world peace & working towards a violence-free society, for his social and cultural contributions to India and for furthering Yoga, Meditation and Spiritual Studies in a global context," NISAU said in a statement.
"At NISAU one of our key aims is to further amongst Indian youth resident in the UK the feelings of compassion, Vasudheva Kutumbakam (The World is a Family) and Satyamev Jayate (Truth Alone Prevails). We recognise Sri Sri's outstanding global contributions based on these very principles and hope to further these amongst the youth under his guidance," Sanam Arora, President of NISAU said.