Educational Institutions

Ananda Marga Gurukula, Inc.

aka Ananda Marga Gurukula

Ithaca, NY


Ananda Marga Gurukula is an international educational network of schools and institutes engaged in teaching, research and service. It spans over fifty countries with over 1000 kindergartens, primary schools, secondary schools, colleges and children's homes that have been established over the past 50 years. It is based on the holistic philosophy of Neohumanism which stands for " the practice of love for all creation including plants, animals and the inanimate world" as propounded by the Indian philosopher-seer Shrii P.R. Sarkar. The education imparted in Ananda Gurukula affiliated schools and institutions is known as Neohumanist Education. The primary mission and purpose of Ananda Marga Gurukula Inc. is to establish and fund NeoHumanist Education -- its ideals, principles, philosophy, and practices, including but not limited to formation of universities and academic and research institutes and facilities of all kinds for the benefit and upliftment of all.

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Principal Officer

Ac Shambhushivananda Avt (Dr. S. C. Kohli)

Main Address

3644 N Clay St

Ithaca, NY 14850 USA


progressive education, university, alternative, worldwide, Neo-Humanist Education, ecology, Eco-Village, Tantra, Yoga, meditation





Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Higher Education Institutions (B40)

Kindergarten, Nursery Schools, Preschool, Early Admissions (B21)

Primary/Elementary Schools (B24)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

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