Service is an expression of love, joy and contentment.  Inspired by their own personal transformation and wisdom of Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, millions around the world have experienced the joy of service through the incredible amount of service initiatives taken by Art of Living volunteers at global level.

The Art of Living has transformed the life of millions of people through its social initiatives with the mission of creating a sustainable world of equal opportunities, empowered individuals, and prosperous communities.

Sri Sri Institute for Advanced Research scientifically documents the socio-economic impact of service initiatives undertaken by Art of Living and the Global Ancient Knowledge Systems (GAKS) in various fields such as rural development, education, health, women empowerment, child protection, environmental conservation, sustainable development, skills development etc.