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Sri Sri gets Paraguay`s highest civilian award

Last Updated: Friday, September 14, 2012 - 14:23

Bangalore: Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has been honoured with Paraguay`s highest civilian award.

He was conferred the National Order of Merito de Comuneros on Thursday in the Paraguay capital, the Art of Living Foundation said on Friday.

The award has been bestowed on only two others in the 200-year history of Paraguay`s Parliament.

The Art of Living founder, who was received by Paraguay President Federico Franco, also addressed the Senate.

The Universidad Autonoma de Asuncion of Paraguay too honoured Sri Sri by conferring the Doctorate Honoris Causa in recognition of the humanitarian work done by The Art of Living.

IANS

First Published: Friday, September 14, 2012 - 14:23
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