Transcendental Meditation®

A non-profit organization

Helping those in need  

Why TM?

What TM is and what
it can do for you  

ABC Good Morning America

What did they say
about TM?  

(video 3:57)

Proven Effective for
stress and anxiety

Stanford research:
TM is twice as effective  

How do I learn TM?

Course description
and steps to learn  

TM COURSE FEE

Reduced for adults,
students, and couples  

Take the First Step

Contact a certified TM teacher
near you and learn more

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What’s the evidence?

A summary of studies from
Harvard, Stanford, and more  

Is TM really easy
to practice?

Ellen Degeneres shares her experience  

American Heart Association

TM is the only meditation
found to lower blood pressure  

How is TM different?

Different forms of meditation
produce very different results  

What is enlightenment?

Inner calm, clarity and
harmony in daily life  

“An island of calm”

Paul McCartney  

VIDEO — INTRO TO TM

Bob Roth, Director
David Lynch Foundation (20:44)  

VIDEO — TM & SCIENCE

John Hagelin, PhD
Quantum Physicist (16:40)  

More Videos  

TM Blog  

How to learn

The Transcendental Meditation technique is easy to learn and provides a lifetime of benefits. For details, contact your local certified TM teacher.

Can I learn TM
from a book? 

Free introductory talk by a certified TM teacher
(45–55 minutes)

What you’ll learn:

  • Why TM is so effective for stress and anxiety
  • How TM naturally promotes wellness
  • What happens during TM
  • Why anyone can practice TM
  • Why TM works from the start

Free private meeting following the intro talk (5–10 minutes)

Personal interview with a certified TM teacher

Personal instruction (1–2 hours)

Instruction in the TM technique with a certified TM teacher
Note: TM course fee is required at this step

Three days of checking (60–90 minutes per day)

Verifying correctness of the practice and further instruction

Free lifetime follow-up and support

Your TM course includes a suite of programs to enrich your understanding and experience and ensure that you are gaining maximum from your practice. These are available to all TM course participants at no cost at any TM Center in the US:

  • Over the first few months, conveniently scheduled appointments will be set up with your TM teacher to verify that your meditation practice is optimal and to answer any questions that may arise.
  • Personal one-on-one “tune-ups” of your TM practice, TM refresher courses, and access to a certified TM instructor to answer questions, or discuss your practice.
  • Exclusive access to resources that provide deeper knowledge to enhance the experience gained from your TM practice. These include advanced lectures, special events and speakers, group meditations and celebrations, as well as subscriptions to an online TM magazine.

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The Transcendental Meditation technique is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis or treatment.
Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider regarding any medical condition.