Web Exclusive! Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and 1,200 Sitar Players Set Guinness World Record

Spiritual leader and peace activist Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has set the Guinness World Record for the largest number of sitar players performing simultaneously.
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As part of a recent Art of Living celebration, Shankar assembled a huge orchestra of classical Indian musicians—including 1,200 master sitar players—providing an extraordinary program of music, and inadvertently setting the Guinness record. Video of the event may be viewed here and here. —Barry Cleveland