Bhoomi puja for the girls’ hostel at Vidya Pratisthanam, Onakkoor

The bhoomi puja for the girls’ hostel at the Vidyā Pratiṣṭhānam site of Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth (CVV) was performed by Swami Sharadananda at 10.30 a.m. on 3 March 2021, in the presence and with the blessings of Trustee Swami Advayananda. It was followed by the inauguration of the project’s site office. Managing Trustee Dr. AppaRao Mukkamala, Vice Chancellor Prof. Nagaraj Neerchal, Dean of Faculty Prof. Gauri Mahulikar and a representative of the contractor ABM Civil Ventures were present along with other dignitaries. The in-house function was also attended by staff and faculty of the University.

The hostels and academic block of the state of the art university facilities on 60 acres of scenic land in Onakkoor, Ernakulam, is scheduled to be completed by July 2022. There is no question that Vidyā Pratiṣṭhānam will be the place to be in for any student in and around Ernakulam who wants to study any of the innovative degree programmes offered by CVV (details at

May Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth, born out of the saṅkalpa of Pūjya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda, become a bridge between the ancient Indian and western knowledge systems, and grow into the league of universities in ancient India – Nalanda, Takshashila, Vallabhi, Vikramshila . A hundred years from now, may it become the world capital of Knowledge and Wisdom!