No formula yet, but talks will resolve Ayodhya dispute: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

The Art of Living Founder claimed that Ramchandraji Maharaj of Nirmohi Akhada -- one of the parties to the Ayodhya dispute -- had requested him to intervene in the matter.

Published: 16th March 2018 12:53 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th March 2018 12:53 AM   |  A+A-

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar (File|PTI)

By PTI

AHMEDNAGAR: Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, who has been trying for a solution to the Ayodhya issue through mediation, today said he has no "ready-made" formula to resolve the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute, but is confident that a solution can be found through talks.

The Art of Living Founder claimed that Ramchandraji Maharaj of Nirmohi Akhada -- one of the parties to the Ayodhya dispute -- had requested him to intervene in the matter.

After attending a programme here, Ravi Shankar said that he had stopped his efforts to mediate in the dispute in 2002 as a lot of leaders took interest in resolving the matter, but recently leaders from both sides approached him and requested him to take a new initiative.

"Muslim religious leaders (who met me) also opined that Islam doesn't approve of prayers being offered at a disputed land.

A solution is possible through a dialogue between the two parties," he said, adding, "But some elements want the dispute to go on for their selfish motives.

" "I do not have any ready-made formula," the spiritual leader said, adding that he believed that a solution will come through dialogue.

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