- Participated in the International Conference on Future of Cancer Care in the university Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (S-VYASA). The 22nd Annual INCOFYRA international conference took place from 5 – 8 January 2018
- On 12 January 2018, Vishwaguruji was awarded D.Litt (Doctor Litterarum) due to his extraordinary work in the field of Yoga, namely Yoga in Daily Life - the System.Vishwaguruji has been ordained with this highest academic achievement by Chancellor Dr H.R.Nagendra and Vice-Chancellor Dr G. Ramachandra Bhat of the S-VYASA University, who presented Vishwaguruji with this prestigious degree on the 15th Convocation held at the University in Bangalore, India.
- On 17 January 2018, Vishwaguru Swami Maheshwaranandji met with His Excellency Shree Ramnath Kovind, Honorable President of India, at Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi.
- Meeting with City Mayor of Alexandria (Virginia, USA – close to the nation's capital of Washington DC) Ms Allison Silberberg on 26 February 2018.
- 7 March 2018 - Vishwaguruji add his voice to the worldwide plea for peace, by leading a milestone conference at the New York United Nations Headquarters on the topic: Yoga and World Peace.
- Vishwaguruji initiated and was guest of honour on a celebration of World Health Day in Rijeka city center on Saturday 7 April 2018
- 20 May 2018 – meeting with Mayor of Mozirje, Slovenia, Mr Ivan Suhoveršnik, and the Ambassador of India to Slovenia, H.E. Paramjit Mann at one day yoga event in Mozirski park, Slovenia
- From 1st to 3rd June 2018, Vishwaguruji opened new center in Nadlac, Romania together with the City Mayor, Ioan Radu Marginean, and the Deputy Mayor Dušan Šomrák. After opening ceremony a Peace tree was planted
- On 12 August 2018, Her Excellency Srimati Vasundhara Rajeji, Chief Minister of Rajasthan, visited Vishwa Gurudeep Ashram in Jaipur, for His Holiness Vishwaguru Paramhans Sri Swami Maheshwaranandaji's blessing.
- 10 August 2018 Vishwaguruji gave a lecture in the University of Rajasthan about Sanskrit and its vital importance today in preserving India’s culture and heritage.
- On Thursday 23 August 2018, meeting with HE Mrs Narinder Chauhan, the new Ambassador of the Republic of India to the Czech Republic in Strilky Ashram. Another special guests to this program was Slovenian Government Minister responsible for Development, Strategic Projects & Cohesion, Ms Alenka Smerkolj.
- Vishwaguru Paramhans Sri Swami Maheshwaranandaji's third pilgrimage to the source of the holy Alakhnanda River and Sri Alakhpuriji's gufa (cave), took place from 6 to 18 September 2018. The pilgrimage journey included a group of 300 international disciples
- 2 December 2018 - planting of a World Peace Tree in the Jardí del Silenci, the 'Park of Silence', in the middle of the Barcelona.
Recognising the urgent need to promote and develop awareness of world peace Paramhans Swami Maheshwarananda has initiated worldwide Interreligious Dialogues and World Peace Prayers with representatives of world religions and public figures, and takes an active part in international congresses and conferences.