The Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Vedic Vishwavidyalaya (MMYVV) was established by the Act No. 37 of 1995 of Madhya Pradesh Government vide gazette notification no 573 dated 29 November 1995. The University head office is at – Brahmasthan of India, Karaundi, District-Katni, Madhya Pradesh. The University is reputed to disseminate quality education.

His Holiness Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ji was the founder and the first Chancellor of MMYVV. At present Brahmachari (Dr.) Girish Chandra Varma is the Chancellor and as per divine desire and guidance provided by Maharishi Ji, Hon’ble Chancellor is trying to impart knowledge to large number of Students.

MMYVV has been recognized and included in the list of Universities, maintained by the UGC under section 2 (f) of the UGC Act, 1956. It is also a member of Association of Indian Universities. The University offers Ph.D., Post Graduate Degree/Diploma, Graduate and Diploma/ Certificate Programs in Vedic Science, Education, Management and Computer Science. D.Ed., B.Ed. and B.P.Ed, courses are approved by National Council of Teachers Education [NCTE]