He was conferred with Orden de la Democracia Simon Bolivar en el grado de cruz Caballero by Colombia for spreading the message of peace in society, inter-mediation in war, reducing stress and combating violence through yoga and breathing exercises.
A letter sent by the president of Colombia's House of Representatives, Fabio Raul Amin Saleme, recognised his contribution.
Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has congratulated him on being conferred with Colombia's highest civilian award.
"Congratulations to Sri Sri ji on being conferred ‘Orden de la Democracia Simon Bolivar en el grado de cruz Caballero' by Colombia."
"We are very proud of the excellent work Sri Sri ji is doing across the world. His noble efforts have always created a major impact globally", the Prime Minister said.