It can only be taught by certified Transcendental Meditation teachers in a course carefully personalized for each individual.
TM is different from other meditation techniques. There is no evidence that other techniques provide the same benefits as TM.
Hundreds of published research studies on the TM technique documented major benefits for stress, anxiety, brain function, cardiovascular health and more.
The TM technique is not a religion, philosophy, or lifestyle. No belief or expectation is needed for it to be effective.
The TM technique is taught by non-profit organizations registered in each country, under the guidance of Maharishi Foundation Ltd.
Beware of meditations claiming to be the same or similar to the TM technique. They are very different—and there is no evidence they provide the same benefits documented in the published research on the TM technique.
The TM technique can only be taught by certified TM teachers in a course carefully personalized for each individual. All certified TM teachers have successfully completed an intensive 5-month in-residence Teacher Training Course, and they maintain their certification through ongoing professional courses for TM teachers.
If you learn meditation from anyone who’s not a certified TM teacher, you’re not learning the authentic TM technique.
All certified TM teachers provide personal one-on-one TM instruction — as well as group sessions to provide further instruction and to ensure your TM practice is easy and enjoyable, and you’re gaining maximum benefit.
More than 500,000 full TM scholarships have been given to at-risk children, military veterans, domestic violence victims, homeless people, and others in need, through partnerships with the David Lynch Foundation and other non-profit organizations.