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 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.