Art of Living Foundation, founder and chairman, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar lit the lamp to mark the inaugural of Koti Deepotsavam, at NTR stadium, in Hyderabad. Devotees performing the Koti Deepotsavam, gathered in huge numbers at the stadium and began the puja. The Deepotsavam will be performed for a week, from November 5th to 11th. Speaking on the occasion, Sri Sri said that once the light of knowledge is lit, all woes will automatically vanish. True Jnana yogis do not have any sorrows, he said.