NITHYANANDA UNIVERSITY is committed to reviving and delivering the wisdom of the Vedas to the world through the teachings of Paramahamsa Nithyananda Swami, who has adapted these timeless truths for the modern minds and needs of humanity. Nithyananda University is dedicated to recognizing, honoring and nurturing the dignity and uniqueness of all peoples. Nithyananda University is open to students from across the world bringing together the best scholars and researchers to enrich each other. Doctorates in different branches of Vedic philosophies will be offered. Nithyananda University is a manifestation of Paramahamsa Nithyananda Swami’s vision to establish the world’s first university for enlightenment studies, where learning would serve as a powerful tool for continuous inner transformation as well as measurable outer excellence.

“The world’s only university teaching the Yogic Sciences which are demonstrated, under controlled conditions.”


Paramahamsa Nithyananda awarded with Doctorate of Humanities (Honoris Causa)

He received a citation which lauded His accomplishments and His mission as the living incarnation of Mahasadashiva – as the reviver of Veda-Agamas to give a superconscious breakthrough to humanity, and awaken extraordinary Shaktis in human beings.

It also cited the scale and grandeur of His mission and organisation Nithyananda Peetham, which has a worldwide presence in 196 countries and over 20 million followers, an established University and Gurukul.

Also cited was His role as the spiritual leader – as Mahamandaleshwar of the Mahanirvani Akhada, the oldest apex body of Hinduism – and as Madhathipathi of several ancient Mutts in India.

The University lauded Paramahamsa Nithyananda’s humanitarian, peace efforts and social contributions citing the Minute4Peace initiative, Annalaya – camps offering free food to millions, spiritual healing and efforts in providing disaster relief.