World Association for Vedic Studies : Aims & Objectives
(from Articles of Incorporation: Article IV) :
The general purpose, for which the Association is formed, are as follows:
To promote Vedic and Ancient Indian Studies in all its forms.
To conduct multidisciplinary activities for research and study of Vedic and Ancient Indian Traditions including its History, Philosophy, Science, Psychology, Literature, Scriptures, Linguistics, Archaeology, and so on.
To support researches and studies in various Vedic sub-specialties such as Chronology, Rituals, Philology, Astronomy, Yoga, Ayurveda, classical religious works (Veda, Puranas, Epics, Shastras, Smritis, etc.), Sanskrit, and other Indic languages, linguistics, and contemporary works.
To encourage research in developing all aspects of Vedic and Ancient Indian Traditions.
To promote universal, intellectual, ethical traditions enshrined in Vedas and other works of Ancient Indian origin.