Music is Divine Inspiration to become the spirit. This is the prime goal of the Music Academy. The academy is an institution of learning art and Research center where people get generous time to introspect contemplate and conduct a spiritual research on themselves. On a subtle and Gross Level Art is the medium to know and experience their inner selves and raise it to a higher degree of divinity.
H.H. Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi has established Shri P. K. Salve Kala Pratisthan, an academy of Indian Classical Music and Fine Arts at Vaitarna.
Vaitarna, surrounded by Dams and Lakes in the vicinity of scenic greenery, is about 100 kms from Mumbai and about 80 kms from Nashik off National Highway 3 (Mumbai Agra Highway), and accessible from Khardi Railway Station (25kms) of the Central Railways.
The Institution is situated within an area of 40 acres of land comprising of streams, undulations and natural landscape. Modak Sagar and Tansa Dams are in the vicinity with a thick reserved forest cover.
The main building of the academy
The buildings have been architecturally planned under the instructions of our Divine Mother, with a central courtyard and a covered stage.
Classrooms are well lighted, ventilated with a commonly constructed ten foot wide corridor. Large Halls provide for Dance and drama, while 5 large classrooms can accommodate 20 students with their instruments. A big dinning Hall with a kitchen is also constructed separately. Gents quarters are separately constructed with double occupancy in each room.
At present only 50 students and necessary staff can be accommodated in each term. Admission is on first come first serve basis, with ex-students who wish to continue given preference.