About Us

Vishwa Adhyayan Kendra (VAK), Mumbai was established in 1997 as a registered, non-profit, non-political and non-governmental voluntary organization with the following objectives.

  • To be a coordinating centre from Mumbai for HSS activities overseas.
  • To establish contact with various Hindu organizations overseas and compile exhaustive information about their activities.
  • To promote international understanding, cooperation and world peace by highlighting the time tested philosophy and teachings that originated since ancient times.
  • To organize short duration seminar on Cultural Heritage of Bharat and also conduct Heritage Tours for foreign students and tourists.
  • To publish books and research material about PIOs / NRIs overseas and ancient traditions influenced by Indian culture.
  • To conduct samskar varga for children coming from overseas during vacations.
  • To organise short duration sewa darshan programme for NRI / PIO students from various countries.
  • To conduct cultural orientation programmes for NRI / PIO students studying in various Indian Universities.
  • To coordinate in exchanges of visits by scholars, academicians, opinion-makers, artists & writers.
  • To arrange and assist in organizing interviews with professionals and resource persons for overseas research students, institutions or film producers.
  • To organise, assist and participate in seminars and symposia on leadership training, national development, international affairs, ancient cultures & traditions, people of Indian origin and such relevant issues.
  • To prepare presentation of informatics, audio-visual material on Indian culture, people, tradition, history, philosophy, arts & sciences etc.
  • To provide assistance for foreign students visiting and / or studying in India
  • To conduct various competitions for students of schools and colleges.
  • To establish good relations with embassies and consulates.
  • To promote the common cultural heritage and legacy of global P I Os and N R Is.