The Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Vedic Vishwavidyalaya (university) was established by Madhya Pradesh Government in September 1995 by the unanimous vote of state Legislative Assembly.

MMYVV offers Doctorate, Post Graduate, Graduate and diploma programmes in Maharishi Vedic Science, Jyotish, Sthapatya Ved-Vastu Vidya, Gandharva Ved, Yog, Vedic Swasthya Vidhan, Darshan Shastra, Sanskrit language and many other branches of Ved and Vedic Literature.

Maharishi Vedic University also offers modern science and conventional courses such as BCOM, BA, BBA, BCA, BED, BPED, MBA, DCA, PGDCA, ADCA at its Campuses. All these courses have special input of Maharishi’s Transcendental Meditation, TM-Siddhi Programme, Maharishi Vedic Management and Maharishi Vedic Science and Technology.

Over 100,000 students have graduated from Maharishi Vedic University since its inception and many are well employed in private and government services.

MMYVV is enlisted under section 2 (f) by the University Grants Commission (highest monitoring body of university education in India under ministry of Human Resource Development, department of Education, Government of India). MMYVV also has several other approvals to offer difference courses from central and Madhya Pradesh state government bodies, i.e. National Council for Teachers Education and Distance Education Council. MMYVV is member of Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

MMYVV head office is situated at Brahmsthan of India (geographical centre of India) Village-Karaundi, District-Katni and its administrative office and Directorate of Distance Education is at Lamti, Vijay Nagar, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh.

MMYVV has been established as a statutory state university like any other statutory university. The MMYVV is reputed to disseminate life oriented Vedic education and job oriented Modern education; covering 100% inner and 100% outer aspects of life.

MMYVV is the only university in India, which has introduced Vedic Science and it’s practical technologies in mainstream of modern education. MMYVV is an affiliating University with Jurisdiction spread over entire Madhya Pradesh.

His Holiness Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ji was the founder and the first Chancellor of MMYVV. At present Brahmachari (Dr.) Girish Ji is the Chancellor and as per divine desire and guidance provided by Maharishi Ji, he and university authorities are trying to impart knowledge to large number of students.

Directorate of Distance Education has been established in 2006 with the objective to‘reach the un-reached’ and provide benefit of higher education to deserving students of semi-rural and rural areas and perspective students who don’t have time and finances for full time courses. MMYVV offers several courses through distance learning mode approved by Distance Education Council.

The University offers Doctoral programme, Post Graduate (Acharya), Graduate (Shastri) and Diploma (Praman Patra) Programmes in Maharishi Ved Vigyan, Jyotish, Yog, Sthapatya Ved-Vastu Vidya, Darshan Shastra, Gandharva Ved-Indian Classical Music and Vedic Swasthya Vidhan. Other than Vedic courses, university also offers BBA, BCA, BCOM, BCOM (CS), BSC (CS), B.Ed., B.P.Ed. D.Ed., MBA, MSC (CS), DCA, and PGDCA.