Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Transcendental Meditation was brought to the world by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi 50 years ago and has been learned by five million people.

Unfold the benefits of Transcendental Meditation

Transcendental Meditation unfolds the full potential of life. Extensive research has found it reduces stress and anxiety resulting in more inner peace, creativity, health, success and happiness.

Transcendental Meditation

Transcendental Meditation is a simple, effective mental technique which allows the mind to transcend, or settle to the simplest, most powerful state of awareness. It does not involve any mental control or any active thought process.
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Transcendental Meditation (TM) is taught only in person by certified teachers. It is practised for 20 minutes twice a day while sitting comfortably with eyes closed.
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Transcendental Meditation in Action

"TM in Action - What people say" (8 mins)

Reduced Anxiety

Transcendental Meditation has been shown to reduce anxiety effectively.

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"My anxiety is diminished and my ability to focus on the task at hand is increased"

Clint Eastwood

Film actor, director, and producer

"I am a great supporter of Transcendental Meditation. I have been using it for almost 40 years. I think that it is a great tool for anyone to utilize as a tool for stress."

Sir Paul McCartney

Musician, singer, songwriter

"TM gives me an island of calm in the midst of so much turbulence."

Liv Tyler

Actress and model

"Transcendental Meditation helps me make better decisions and be a better mother, and just deal with the daily stress of the modern world that we live in. It helps with everything..."

David Lynch


"I find the joy of the 'doing' increases. Creativity increases. The pleasure of life grows and negativity recedes."

Hugh Jackman


"Nothing has ever opened my eyes like Transcendental Meditation has. It makes me calm and happy, and, well, it gives me some peace and quiet in what's a pretty chaotic life!"

Dilma Rousseff

President of Brazil

"I practice Transcendental Meditation every day...I walk and do exercises for the body, and I do Transcendental Meditation for the mind."

Martin Scorsese

Film Maker

"For the last few years, I've been practicing meditation. It's difficult to describe the effect it's had on my life. I can only mention maybe a few words: calm, clarity, a balance, and, at times, a recognition. It's made a difference."

Ellen DeGeneres

Television host, actress, and comedian

"There is something about TM. It is the only time I have that stillness. I open my eyes and I'm sad that it's 20 minutes later. It gives me this peaceful feeling—I just love it so much. You achieve all of the benefits from just sitting still and going within."

Eva Mendes


"I'm actually huge into meditation, Transcendental Meditation, and that really helps create not only a sense of balance… this is going to sound clichéd, but [also] serenity and kind of a calm state of mind."

Joaquim Chissano

Former President of Mozambique

"First I started the practice of TM myself, then introduced the practice to my close family, my cabinet of ministers, my government officers and my military. The result has been political peace and balance in nature in my country."

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