At the graduation ceremony of the Commonwealth University held on the 31st of May 2018, His Divine Holiness Paramahamsa Nithyananda was awarded with a Docotorate of Humanities (Honoris Causa) by the Chancellor and Academic Council of the Commonwealth University – Belize.
He received a citation which lauded His accomplishments and His mission as the living incarnation of Mahasadashiva – as the reviver of Veda-Agamas to give a superconscious breakthrough to humanity, and awaken extraordinary Shaktis in human beings.
It also cited the scale and grandeur of His mission and organisation Nithyananda Peetham, which has a worldwide presence in 196 countries and over 20 million followers, an established University and Gurukul.
Also cited was His role as the spiritual leader – as Mahamandaleshwar of the Mahanirvani Akhada, the oldest apex body of Hinduism – and as Madhathipathi of several ancient Mutts in India.
The University lauded Paramahamsa Nithyananda’s humanitarian, peace efforts and social contributions citing the Minute4Peace initiative, Annalaya – camps offering free food to millions, spiritual healing and efforts in providing disaster relief.