At a meeting of the Maharshi Vinod Trust held on 7th June 2008, Dr. Vinod presented the account statements of the Trust to other members. The members approved the expense report presented by Dr. Vinod.

On 8th August 2008, yoga teacher and author Dr. Vidula Javalgekar visited Shanti Mandir. Dr Javlagekar has acted in Deepa Mehtas Oscar nominated film "Water". She is also featured as a specialist on ETV's program "Garbhasanskar" and works in the Vivekananda Arogya Center in Mumbai. During her visit, she gifted a copy of her book "Water and Me" to Dr. Vinod. The book is published by Snehavardhan publishers.