In 1958 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 400 trusts and about 2023 Sub Centers have been registered and affiliated to WCSC in India, and thousands of people have benefited physically, mentally, socially and spiritually from the teachings and practices. From 1972 to 1993, he traveled abroad annually, lecturing and teaching extensively in Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and U.S.A.
The World Community Service Centre (WCSC) is to bring peace in the society through peace in the individual. Society is made up of individual human beings. Hence, peace must emanate from individuals, then permeate to the family, and then to the society at large. Ultimately world peace will blossom. The practice and teachings of the W.C.S.C. are made so as to combine and integrate these three aims..
For sensory enjoyments; proper training alone can curb the animalistic tendencies of aggression and selfishness. The human capacity to share the feelings of one’s fellow beings and be helpful to all is not developed due to lack of sufficient training. A change in the world society cannot be brought about through political will, economic reforms or religious faith. The spiritual path and outlook is a basic requirement in order to bring about a change in the behavior of mankind.
The objective of the World Community Service Centre is to bring peace in the society through peace in the individual. Society is made up of individual human beings. Hence, peace must emanate from individual, then permeate to the family, and then to the society at large.
Ultimately world peace will blossom. The practices and teachings of the WCSC are made so as to combine and integrate these three aims.
To teach philosophy of Nature and initiate practical and easy methods of attaining Self Realisation to those who deserve and thereby spread altruism all over the world.
To make people understand that they must unite for purposes of solving common problems such as unemployment, imparting spiritual education to all children, clearing of slums and improving sanitation and to educate the people about the necessity of Co-operative Societies for production and distribution of essential requisites of life, etc.,