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May 31st, 2010 by Ravi Matah | Posted in News   No Comments »

Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravishankar has escaped a bid on life after his car was fired at by an unidentified gun man when he was leaving his ashram on Sunday evening in Bangalore. Spiritual leader, who is also affectionately called ‘Gurudev’ by his followers, is unhurt.

A disciple was injured in the firing near Shankar’s Art of Living ashram at Kanakapura Road near Bangalore. He was returning after delivering  a discourse in Bangalore.

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

One of his devotees sustained a bullet injury on his thigh as he was grazed by it. He has been discharged by the Hospital after first aid.

It appears that the attacker had the knowledge of Gurudev’s movements that evening who fled the scene after the attack.

Karnataka Home Minister V S Acharya confirmed that Ravi Shankar’s car had been fired at but refused to comment further. “I am waiting for more details. He is safe,” said Acharya about the spiritual leader. (more…)