Learn How To Do Transcendental Meditation (TM)

Transcendental Meditation®

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  


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

AHA: 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  


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


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.

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

TM course over 4 consecutive days:

Day 1: Personal instruction (1–2 hours)

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

Days 2–4: Checking sessions (60–90 minutes per day)

Verifying correctness of the practice and further instruction

Free lifetime follow-up and support

  • After approximately 10 days of TM practice, your teacher will set up a personal or group “checking” session to review your TM practice and key points from your previous TM course sessions.
  • Personal one-on-one “tune-ups” of your TM practice are an easy way to ensure your practice is optimal and you are gaining maximum benefit. They are recommended (not required) 1–2 times per month during the first 4 months of practice and are available at no cost at any TM Center in the US and in many countries around the world. In addition, certified TM teachers are always happy to answer your questions or discuss your practice at any time.
  • You get 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, celebrations, and online publications for people who have learned the TM technique.

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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.