In 2011, the Nepal Maharishi Vedic Foundation organized an international conference entitled "Fulfilling The Goals of Religion and Culture: The Development of Consciousness for an Ideal Society.” The Conference featured Dr. Chris Crowell and Dr. Ann Crowell, international experts and Directors for Religion and Culture of Global Country of World Peace, MERU, Netherlands; and Directors for the International Program Development at Maharishi University of Management (MUM), USA. The program was inaugurated by His Excellency, Former Prime Minister Lokendra Bahadur Chand. Guest speakers presented their papers on: 1. Achieving the Goals of Religion and Culture: Creating Peace, Progress and Prosperity through the Development of Individual and Collective Consciousness and 2. The Role of Mother in Upholding Cultural Integrity, Generation after Generation. Participants of the program discussed and shared their experience on the presented topics. For Pictures Click Here.