Hundreds of students accorded a warm welcome to Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, who began a three-day private visit to Pakistan with an address at the college in Lahore.
He asked the students what they wanted him to speak about. and the hall echoed with shouts of “Love, peace, tolerance”.
Shankarji involved the students in demonstrations to make them understand the power of truth.
“You tell a lie and lose power over yourself,” he said.
He told them how to control anger and mood swings and to concentrate on studies.
You better find another one from about seven billion living souls in the world. Move ahead,” was Ravi Shankarji advice to a Pakistani student who sought his view on being unable to forget his ex-girlfriend.
While answering a question to comment on the “worshipping of idols”, as it is a common belief in Pakistan that Hindus worship hundreds of gods.
“Like Allah has 99 names, there are over 1,000 idols but God is not in them. God is one. Hindus also worship one God,” Ravi Shankarji explained, drawing applause from senior members of the faculty.