Globally, humanity is experiencing a sense of helplessness and uncertainty due to personal, societal and environmental challenges that do not seem to have any long lasting solutions in sight. The modern life styles are a reflection of the imbalance that stems from the domination of science and technology.
There is an urgency to balance our materialistic lives with spiritual practices that are practical and effective. Vethathiriyam is a comprehensive system of practice and theory that offers an integrated way of life to get in touch with you and the world around you. The in-built ease and safety of practices enables one to make it a lifestyle. Vethathiriyam weaves through self, society and nature to offer a healthy, harmonious and productive way of living.
Simplified physical exercises that are designed to balance the circulations of blood, heat, air, and life energy and to keep the body fit without any stress or strain. People of all ages can practice and benefit from them,Simplified Kundilini Yoga (SKY) meditation, which is a unique technique to calm your mind by connecting it with your life energy. It is simple, systematic, and safe, which enables a person to go within and progress spiritually. Blessings are given at the end of the meditation as autosuggestions to help an individual to harmonize relationships and interactions with others.
Introspection practices are taught for personality development and to deal with day-to-day life situations, such as analyzing thoughts, streamlining desires, neutralizing anger, eradicating worries, and realizing Self, Kaya Kalpa literally means body immortal.
food and water are two natural treasures that must be made available to everyone just like sunlight and air, economic justice must be assured for all citizens of the world, respecting womanhood and giving full equal rights to women is essential for the service and knowledge that they provide, and the educational curricula need to include the teaching of the "cause and effect" as a law of nature, a world without war must be ensured to fully utilize all the available resources for the benefit of humanity and to eliminate untold suffering that wars cause.
Deep understanding of nature is essential for living in harmony with the law of nature, while balancing material well-being with spiritual progress
Vethathiri's lifetime works are called Vethathiriyam, which literally translates as a roadmap to the mountain of knowledge. He claimed that a deep understanding of nature is essential for living in harmony with the law of nature, while balancing material well-being with spiritual progress.
Vethathiri Maharishi's claimed to synthesize a complete science of living for the betterment of humanity through: Simplified Kundalini Yoga meditation, Physical Exercises, Kaya Kalpa Yoga and Introspections.
In 1958 Shri Vethathiri Maharishi founded the World Community Service Centre (WCSC), a non-profit registered society with a view to work towards World Peace Through Individual Peace. As of today, more than 200 trusts and about 1000 meditation centres have been registered and affiliated to WCSC in India. From 1972 to 1993, he travelled abroad annually, lecturing and teaching extensively in Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and USA.
In 1984 he founded the "Vethathiri Maharishi Yoga and Kaya Kalpa Research Foundation" based in Aliyar, Pollachi, Tamil Nadu in the name of Arutperunjothi Nagar. This is located on Pollachi-Valparai Highway SH-78, next to Azhiyar Dam and State Transportation buses are available to Arutperunjothi Nagar from Pollachi. Facilities are provided for large groups to stay and undergo SKY courses of several days in duration. The Temple of Consciousness is the centerpiece of the campus.
In 1998 the Brain Trust was established to bring together intellectuals of various fields to discuss the issues facing mankind and work towards solutions for bringing about peace and harmony to the individual and to the world at large.
Vethathiri Maharishi died on 28 March 2006 in Coimbatore. His embalmed body is now located in Mani Mandapam inside the World Community Service Center, Arutperunjothi Nagar, Azhiyar, Pollachi.