Prajapita Brhama Kumaris Ishwariya Vishwa Vidyalaya was fonded in Hyderabad, Sindh, in 1936-37 by the Incorporeal Supreme Father, God Shiva through the Corporeal Medium of Adi Dev Prajapita Brhama. In 1950, the headquarters were moved to Mount Abu, the highest peak of Western Indiasituated in the lap of the Aravali Hills of Rajsthan. The Natural and spiritual atmosphere of Mount Abu eased the spread of the spiritual vibrations around the world.
The Vishwa Vidyalaya is a well-respected institution, as its spiritual wisdom and teachings of moral ethical values provides a long-life learning to people of all ages and all walks of life. Over the years, it has received international acceptance and recognition for its service to humanity.
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The Vishwa Vidyalaya is affiliated to the Department of Public Information (DPI) at the United Nations as a Non Governmental Organization (NGO). It holds a General Consultative Status in the Economical and Social Council (ECOSOC) and UNICEF. It has an agreement with te UN University of Peace inCosta Rica. It has received 6 Peace Messenger Awards for its efforts in promoting peace during the International Year of Peace, 1987.
The parliament of the Republic of Mauritiushas recognized the organization as a University under an Act. The Commonwealth of Russia has granted official recognition to this Spiritual Vishwa Vidyalaya. Mohanlal Sukhadia University of Udaipur (Rajasthan) awarded the Honory Degree of Doctorate of Literature (D.Litt) to the late Rajyogini Dadi Prakashmani, Administrative Head of the Vishwa Vidyalaya.
To accomplish its aim of re-establishing moral and spiritual values in the society, the Vishwa Vidyalaya undertook various service projects from time to time and new sister organization named “Rajyoga Education & Research Foundation” was born. It is a registered institution under the Society Registration Act, 1860. The foundation created 19 wings for the services of various segments of the society such as Art & Culture, Administrative, Business & Industry, Education, Jurist, Medical, Women, Scientists & Engineers and so on. One of the wing is the Youth Wing. As times goes by, the wing is becoming more active and widespread.