A Scientifically Validated Program



“Transcendental Meditation opens the awareness to the infinite reservoir of energy, creativity, and intelligence that lies deep within everyone.

“By enlivening this most basic level of life, Transcendental Meditation is that one simple procedure which can raise the life of every individual and every society to its full dignity, in which problems are absent and perfect health, happiness, and a rapid pace of progress are the natural features of life.”

--Maharishi

Transcendental Meditation® (TM) is a simple, natural, effortless procedure practised for 15-20 minutes in the morning and evening, while sitting comfortably with the eyes closed. During this technique, awareness settles down to experience a unique state of restful alertness. As the body becomes deeply relaxed, the mind transcends all mental activity to experience the simplest form of awareness, Transcendental Consciousness, where consciousness is open to itself. This is the self-referral state of consciousness.

The experience of Transcendental Consciousness develops our latent creative potential while dissolving accumulated stress and fatigue through the deep rest gained during the practice. This experience enlivens our creativity, dynamism, orderliness, and organizing power, the basis of increasing effectiveness and success in daily life.

The Transcendental Meditation technique is scientific, requiring neither specific beliefs nor adoption of a particular lifestyle. The practice does not involve any effort or concentration. It is easy to learn and does not require any special ability. People of all ages, educational backgrounds, cultures, and religions in countries throughout the world practise the technique and enjoy its wide range of benefits.

Over 500 scientific research studies conducted during the past 25 years at more than 200 independent universities and research institutes in 30 countries have shown that the Transcendental Meditation program benefits all areas of an individual’s life: mind, body, behaviour, and environment.

The research findings include:

  • Increased happiness
  • Reduced stress
  • Increased intelligence
  • Increased creativity
  • Improved memory
  • Improved health
  • Reduced high blood pressure
  • Improved relationships
  • Increased energy
  • Reduced insomnia
  • Reversal of biological aging
  • Reduced crime and improved quality of life in society

The research has been published in such major scientific journals as Science, the American Journal of Physiology, Scientific American, Lancet, the Journal of Counseling Psychology, the International Journal of Neuroscience, the Journal of the Canadian Medical Association, the British Journal of Educational Psychology, and the Journal of Conflict Resolution.

Research shows that TM meditators on average have the biological age of a person 5 to 12 years younger than their age in years, as well as significantly reduced incidence of illness and risk of heart disease. Studies also show that TM meditators experience warmer interpersonal relationships, less anxiety, increased self-esteem and self-confidence, increased problem-solving ability and greater creativity. The individual spontaneously radiates a purifying and nourishing influence of positivity and harmony in society as a whole.


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