Shree Aniruddha Upasana Foundation (the Foundation) is a ‘not-for-profit’ charitable institution incorporated under Section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956, in April 2005, with the blessings and inspiration of Param Poojya Sadguru Shree Aniruddha Bapu (Dr. Aniruddha Dhairyadhar Joshi – MD. Medicine, Mumbai). Since the time of its inception, apart from pursuing its principal objects of setting up Upasana Centres across the length and breadth of the country and abroad and propagating the spiritual teachings and preaching of Sadguru Shree Aniruddha, the Foundation, alongwith its sister organizations, such as Shree Aniruddha Aadesh Pathak (SAAP), Aniruddha’s Academy of Disaster Management (AADM), etc. also undertake various socio-cultural activities, under the divine blessings and guidance Sadguru Shree Aniruddha.
Following are some of the other key objects of the Foundation
- Undertaking a comparative study of all religions and promoting and nurturing a sense of Universal Brotherhood.
- In the event of any natural or manmade disasters, occurring anywhere in the world, providing support by way of assisting in any relief measures and in providing humanitarian services.
- Building up a vast force of young volunteers across the length and breadth of the country – during peacetime, these volunteers will provide back-up to the local authorities in the event of any disasters, whether natural or manmade, and in the event of any foreign aggression, they will offer their services unconditionally to the Government of India for the protection of the motherland.
- Establishing charitable dispensaries, old age homes, child welfare centers for the benefit of the general public, more particularly the poor and needy, irrespective of religion, caste, creed and sect.
- Undertaking and promoting the research and analysis of various ancient Indian Sciences and other streams of knowledge, such as the Govind Vidya, Gopala Vidya and Balavidya.
- Establishing Prayer Halls, Meditation Centres, Anaathaashrayas, Shrines and the like.
- Encouraging and promoting studies of the ancient Indian scriptures and the Sanskrit language.
- Promoting the integration and confluence of the various Indian and foreign languages.
- Working towards the eradication of illiteracy in the country and elsewhere in the world by undertaking relevant projects, including providing books, clothing, equipment and any other facilities as are consistent with the promotion of education and eradication of illiteracy.
- Guiding people at large, irrespective of their caste, creed or religion, in achieving self awakening at all three levels, i.e. body, mind and intellect.