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). The Foundation, along with its sister organisations, such as Shree Aniruddha Aadesh Pathak, etc. undertakes various socio-cultural activities under the divine blessings and guidance Sadguru Shree Aniruddha. This is done along with pursuing its principal objects of setting up the Upasana Centres across the length and breadth of the country and abroad, and propagating the spiritual teachings and preaching of Sadguru Aniruddha.
Preaching and spreading the spiritual teachings of Sadguru Aniruddha Bapu by setting up self-sustained Upasana Centres across the country as also in multiple other countries is the primary objective of ‘Shree Aniruddha Upasana Foundation’. Along with it, the Foundation with the help and assistance of its various sister organizations, namely Shree Aniruddha Aadesh Pathak, Aniruddha’s Academy of Disaster Management, etc., takes care of organizing and conducting various social and cultural programs, all being carried out at a large scale with the blessings and under the able guidance of Sadguru Aniruddha.
A few other objectives of the Foundation are as mentioned below –
1. To preach and propagate the feeling of brotherhood, peaceful living and the notion that “all religions are equal and can co-exist”, across the length and breadth of the globe after careful, balanced observation and study of the individual religions.
2. To provide a superior self-dependent form of service assistance in the event of any man-made or natural disasters around the globe in ways of excellent and efficient Disaster Management techniques and program.
3. To train and prepare a large group of young and spirited individuals from across the country during the peace times, to be able to push forth the trained group to the aid of the government for any services required during the event of any man-made or natural disasters.
4. To establish open medical treatment centres, old-age homes, child development centres and other such organisations that will help the general population irrespective of their caste, creed or race.
5. To teach and spread the use of ancient Indian martial arts like Govindavidya, Gopalavidya and Balavidya and also to revive and sustain the ancient Indian sciences.
6. To setup places that provide psychological well-being and support viz., prayer houses, meditation centres and orphanages, etc.
7. To encourage the study of ancient Indian scriptures and the learning of the Sanskrit Language.
8. To encourage people to maintain and preserve the Indian and foreign languages in their entirety.
9. To propagate literacy and therefore try and eradicate all signs of illiteracy from within as well as from outside the country by arranging and supporting programs that work on this principle.
10. To provide guidance in achieving self-awareness as well as to provide support at a physical and intellectual level to any and every individual even if present in a larger audience and irrespective of their religion, caste or sect.