1. 1973 Established as a meditation retreat center
2. 1985 The first research paper by VYASA, Yoga for bronchial asthma: a controlled study was finally accepted by British Medical Journal in 1985 after three years of rigorous reviews. Since, VYASA and S-VYASA have accounted for more than 450 research papers on yoga in standard, peer-reviewed, indexed National and International journals.
3. 1988 VYASA was recognized as SIRO by DSIR since 1988, as yoga industry became more defined.
4. 1989 In 1989, VYASA qualified as research institute for Tax exemption under section 35 (i) (ii), the highest tax exemption slab for companies and individuals, allowing up to 175% exemption on taxable income. VYASA was awarded its first project grant by ICMR.