Jan 2, 2013

Organization and "Front Group" names used by the TM movement

World Government of the Age of Enlightenment
World Plan Executive Council - U.S. (WPEC-US) - umbrella
International Meditation Society - listed on brochures as Educational Service of World Plan Executive Council"
Students International Meditation Society 
American Association for Ideal Education - copyright holder on recent brochures (1991)
Spiritual Regeneration Movement Foundation (1959) 
Age of Enlightenment Press
MIU Press
Schools - Colleges - Universities
Maharishi International University (Fairfield, Iowa, USA) -
accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges
and Schools. Organizations based at MIU:
Institute for Law, Consciousness and the Science of Creative Intelligence (1979)
Institute of World Leadership (1983)
Institute for Science, Technology, and Public Policy
Maharishi Institute of Management
American Association for Ideal Education - copyright holder on recent brochures (1991)
MIU College of Natural Law - the now defunct college based in Washington, DC; was licensed by the DC Educational Institution Licensure Commission, according to an MIU brochure (1982)
Maharishi European Research University, Seelisberg, Switzerland - alleged to be a few desks in the movement's hotel there
Maharishi University of Natural Law, Mentmore Towers, Buckinghamshire England - is officially unrecognized.
Maharishi Vedic University - A corporate entity that has no campus, no course catalogue and no students
Maharishi Ayur-Vedic University - is a heading in MIU's gopher server, status unknown
Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment, Age of Enlightenment School - Elementary and secondary schools for grades K-12 in Fairfield and Washington, DC
Centers / Informal Groups / Etc.
Capital of the Age of Enlightenment, World Plan Center - the local TM center
Ideal Village Council
Sidha Village
Association of Executive Governors

Non-profit Corporations
Global Television, Inc. - Former owner of KSCI(TV), Channel 18, San Bernadino (Los Angeles), CA
For-profit Corporations and Projects
Maharishi Ayur-Veda Products Inc, Lancaster, Massachusetts, USA
Maharishi Heaven on Earth Development Corporation
American City Project
Natural Law Party
Maharishi European Council of Natural Law Parties

Compiled by Mike Doughney, mike@access.digex.net