His Holiness Maharishi Mahesh Yogi established the Spiritual Regeneration Movement (SRM) Foundation in 1959 to provide in a systematized manner the technique of Transcendental Meditation so every person could enliven their consciousness and derive benefits in all aspects of life.
The SRM Foundation of India, a non-profit institution was begun in 1963 to oversee Transcendental Meditation and consciousness based education activities in India. We are spread across several cities in the country with our headquarters in Delhi NCR region. Our vision is to contribute to the creation of a stress-free, peaceful and progressive society in India. We are currently involved in assisting in the training of certified TM teachers, conducting courses of TM and its advanced techniques in various cities countrywide, disseminating Maharishi's Vedic Knowledge and raising awareness about TM and its applications to various sections of society.
There is a verse in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali that speaks about the field effect of consciousness.
"Ahimsapratishthaayaam tatsannidhau vairatyaagaha" (Yogasutras 2.35)
In the vicinity of a Yogi established in non-violence, criminal tendencies are negated.
Based on this aphorism, His Holiness Maharishi Mahesh Yogi predicted that 1% of the population doing group practice of Transcendental Meditation would produce measurable improvements in the quality of life of the whole city, region or nation, establishing peace, bringing down crime rates and enhancing the prosperity indices. This field effect, called the Maharishi effect, has been replicated in various cities across the world and has been scientifically analyzed to have fulfilled Maharishi's prediction. It is the utilization of this effect for maintaining peace and prosperity for India that stands as our mission.