Ravi Shankar

1956 - Today

Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar (born 13 May 1956) is an Indian spiritual leader. He is frequently referred to as "Sri Sri" (honorific), Guru ji, or Gurudev. He founded the Art of Living Foundation in 1981, a volunteer-based NGO providing social support to the people. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ravi Shankar has received more than 5,061,201 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12,348th most popular religious figure.

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Among religious figures, Ravi Shankar ranks 1,862 out of 2,001Before him are Les Clark, Berhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, Roger Mahony, José Luis Lacunza Maestrojuán, Alkmund of Derby, and Mother Angelica. After him are Jose Tomas Sanchez, Leonid Stadnyk, Wolfgang Haas, Pope Peter II of Alexandria, Gaudencio Rosales, and Giuseppe Petrocchi.

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Among people born in 1956, Ravi Shankar ranks 255Before him are Jeremy Wade, Tony Gilroy, Aleksandr Kaleri, Ann Dowd, François Hesnault, and Volodymyr Lytvyn. After him are Bruno Giordano, Héctor Rebaque, Miroslav Votava, Yurik Vardanyan, Gary Cole, and Cris Morena.

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In India

Among people born in India, Ravi Shankar ranks 457 out of 848Before him are Zakir Hussain (1951), Roshan Seth (1942), Mahadev Desai (1892), Bhagwan Das (1869), Raj Reddy (1937), and Guru Dutt (1925). After him are Spike Milligan (1918), Kareena Kapoor (1980), Choudhry Rahmat Ali (1895), Jeetendra (1942), Simon Pimenta (1920), and Jagdish Bhagwati (1934).


Among religious figures born in India, Ravi Shankar ranks 42Before him are Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy (1924), Mahinda (-285), Telesphore Toppo (1939), Roberto de Nobili (1577), Sadhu Sundar Singh (1889), and Oswald Gracias (1944). After him are Simon Pimenta (1920) and Baselios Cleemis (1959).

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