Madras Chinmaya Seva Trust was formed in 1987, under the guidance of His Holiness Swami Chinmayananda. MCST is involved in several humanitarian and spiritual activities. The MCST runs Chinmaya Vidyalayas in Anna Nagar, Sri City in Tada, Harihara School in Tamaraipakkam, Marg Chinmaya Vidyalaya in Tirupati and VGN Chinmaya Vidyalaya in Avadi.
MCST believes that, it is in the development and nurturing of children and young minds of India, that the build up of a good nation is possible.
Ananth Medical Centre:
The Ananth Medical Centre, situated in the premises of the Tamaraipakkam ashram, looks after the health of over 20-30 villages around Tamaraipakkam. It has a full time doctor, out patient treatment is rendered at the medical centre and more serious cases are referred to the hospitals.
Sarveshwara Dhyana Nilayam:
The Sarveshwara Dhyana Nilayam in Tamaraipakkam, situated in the beautiful and serene rural environment, houses the Sarveshwara temple which was consecrated by Pujya Gurudev. The spatika linga of Sarveshwara attracts devotees from far and near and is a constant source of solace and comfort to the villagers.