Chinmaya International Foundation

Chinmaya International Foundation stands as a bridge between past and present, East and West, science and spirituality, and pundit and public.

- Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda

Chinmaya International Foundation (CIF) is the Academia of Sanskrit Research and Indology, the academic and research wing of Chinmaya Mission Worldwide. CIF is housed in the maternal birth home of the saint and Advaita philosopher Shri Adi Shankaracharya, in Kerala – a 2000 year old heritage site. Swami Chinmayananda visualised the need to preserve the neglected branches of Indian knowledge – Ancient Mathematics, Vyakarana (grammar) and various sciences so as to bring out the essence of Indian culture and the wisdom hidden in the world’s oldest language - Sanskrit. Vision statement of CIF:

Chinmaya International Foundation stands as a bridge between past and present, East and West, science and spirituality, and pundit and public.

Contact CIF:
Chinmaya International Foundation
Adi Sankara Nilayam, Veliyanad
Ernakulam District
Kerala, India - 682 319
Phones: Office: +91-484-2747307, Director: +91-9567761194
Website: www.chinfo.org
Email:Office: office@chinfo.org, Research: director@chinfo.org
Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Youtube
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  • Project CIF

    CIF aims to establish a centre of excellence for the study, research and dissemination of knowledge in the areas of Indian philosophy, culture, art and science, business management, both modern and ancient. As a part of its objectives, CIF conducts in-house research as well as collaborative research. It assists scholars and research analysts.

    Enable serious study and knowledge assimilation of Indological studies through –

      1. Provision of University approved research guides and assistants for doctoral studies
      2. Holding of seminars, workshops and conventions
      3. Organizing in-house camps for intensive studies for students of all nationalities
      4. Developing new educational material both in-house and through collaboration with other institutes
      5. Conduct in-house research as well as collaborative research in Indological studies, identification of research projects and transfer of knowledge and technologies acquired there from to other institutions and organizations in India and the world over.
      6. Assist scholars and research analysts with scholarships and aid, boarding and lodging facilities.