Courses to learn the Transcendental Meditation Technique
The Transcendental Meditation technique is taught by certified teachers through a systematic, easy-to-learn seven-step program of instruction.
The seven steps for
Step 1: Introductory Talk
A vision of possibilities through the program of Transcendental Meditation: Enhancing mental potential, health, social relationships, and promoting inner and outer peace. (1 hour)
Step 2: Preparatory Talk
The mechanics of the TM technique – how it works, why it’s easy to learn and effortless to practice, how it’s different from other forms of meditation, and the origins of the technique. (45 minutes)
Step 3: Personal Interview
A private meeting with a certified TM teacher. (10–15 minutes)
Step 4: Personal Instruction
Instruction in the TM technique with a certified TM teacher. (1–2 hours)
Step 5: First Day of Checking
Verifying correctness of the practice and further instruction. (1–2 hours)
Step 6: Second Day of Checking
Understanding the mechanics of the Transcendental Meditation technique. (1–2 hours)
Step 7: Third Day of Checking
The understanding of higher states of consciousness. (1–2 hours)
Note: Steps four through seven take place on consecutive days.
A follow-up meeting will take place after about 10-14 days.
The courses are usually held one-on-one or in groups. In addition to the course, the program includes a checking of your meditation with your teacher to verify that your meditation practice is optimal.
After completion of the seven-step course, you are able to practice the Transcendental Meditation technique on your own. If desired, you may participate in advanced courses.