Established Ved Vignan Maha Vidya Peeth (VVMVP)

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On returning to India, he searched extensively for Sanskrit pundits but found a big gap between orthodox Sanskrit pundits and those with a scientific outlook.  To bridge this gap, Sri Sri formed a committee comprising well known Sanskrit scholars and respected members of society such as Justice V R Krishna Iyer (former Chief Justice of India), Justice P N Bhagavati, Chief Secretary Narasimha Rao and ex-Mayor Laxman Rao with the sole intention of reviving the science and knowledge of  the Vedas.  This was the basis on which a few prominent citizens of Karnataka along with Sri Sri’s father Sri R S V Ratnam established Ved Vignan Maha Vidya Peeth (VVMVP) in 1981 to take Sri Sri’s ’s vision forward