Highlighting the greatest Vedic ideal “Sevahi Paramo Dharmaha”, Prabodhini Trust ® was been established in 1979 in order to launch service activities in the social and educational fields. ‘Chitrakoota‘- the centre of these service activities is situated at Hariharapura, on the bank of river Tunga, near Sringeri, the sacred Tapobhoomi of Sri  Adi Shankaracharya.

A number of social, cultural, religious and educational activities are conducted under the aegis ofPrabodhini Vishwasta Mandali at Chitrakoota and a few other places in the district.