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Special Online Noncredit Courses During this Coronavirus Time

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Video courses are available to view for at least one year after signing up.
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Introduction to Maharishi AyurVeda

Introduction to Maharishi AyurVeda * Orange and red tulips with lake, swans, and grassy bank in background

Course Fee: FREE

“Very Interesting course. I am looking forward to taking many more courses from MIU.” —CB

This is an 8-lesson, 10-hour self-study course. Ayurveda is the world’s oldest holistic science of health, originating in India thousands of years ago. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi’s revival of Ayurvedic knowledge, known as Maharishi AyurVeda®, has helped spur worldwide scientific interest in Ayurveda and is contributing to the current trend toward more natural, holistic healthcare.  Learn more >

Prerequisite: TM course.

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Online Group Instruction and Practice of Maharishi Yoga Asanas and Pranayama

Row of people doing yoga asanas together * Maharishi International University

Course Fee: FREE

Every Friday at 5 pm Eastern Time (60 min.), 4 pm US Central Time, 3 pm Mountain and 2 pm Pacific; PLUS Sundays at 11 am Eastern, 10 am US Central, 9 am Mountain and 8 am Pacific.

Both sessions are followed by a 20-minute Online Group Meditation.

Led by Maharishi International University Faculty.

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*New Free Course* Introduction to Maharishi Vedic Architecture with Jon Lipman, AIA

Four different Maharishi Vastu homes

Course Fee: FREE

“Highly recommended!” — JR

This 11-lesson, online, introductory course with Jon Lipman, AIA, explores how Maharishi Vedic architecture (also known as Maharishi Vastu® architecture) creates healthy homes, workplaces, and communities by harnessing the power of nature.  Includes live Q&A webinars once a month. Total of 14 hours of videos.   Learn more >

Prerequisites: None. Suitable for all Meditators, Sidhas, and TM Teachers.

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NEW: Forty Aspects of Veda and Vedic Literature in the Light of Maharishi’s Total Knowledge

Forty Aspects of Veda and Vedic Literature in the Light of Maharishi’s Total Knowledge * Yo jaguar tam rich karmanyate * the Richa (expressions of the Veda) zoom forth for him * August 14 - September 28, 2021, Tues. and Sat. afternoons, 2-3:30 pm CDT

Course Fee: $75

Live Zoom sessions will be held each Tuesday and Saturday afternoon, 2-3:30 pm CDT, from Aug. 14 to Sept. 28, 2021.

In this new 14-lesson course, Dr. Peter Warburton will explore the structure of the Veda and Vedic Literature, described by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi as the Constitution of the Universe. Learn more >

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NEW: Higher States of Consciousness Course Starts September 25!

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Course Fee: $75

“Excellent course! Sweetness and deep knowledge received directly from Maharishi.” —MR   More reviews >

This beautiful 16-lesson course consists of videos by Maharishi, who unfolds the knowledge of higher stages of human development in a fascinating, detailed, and systematic way. To accompany these profound and intriguing videos, Professor Gerry Geer hosts weekly discussions via Zoom on Saturdays at 11:00 am US Central Time for eight weeks.  Learn more >

Prerequisite: TM® course.

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NEW: Self Empower Course: Starts September 13!

Self Empower * 11-Lesson Course with Professor Keith Wallace and Ted Wallace * Based on their new book! * Free Introductory Talk, Wed., Sept. 8, 7:30 pm CDT * Course: Sept. 13 - Oct. 6, 2021

Course Fee: $49

This 11-lesson course gives you easy-to-learn, practical self-coaching tools to discover who you really are and how you can become healthier, happier, and more successful in your personal relationships, career, and every part of your life.

Prerequisites: None. Open to all Meditators, Sidhas, and TM Teachers.   Learn more >   View the Introductory Session from Sept. 8 >

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Total Knowledge and Higher States of Consciousness with Dr. Peter Warburton

Maharishi’s Total Knowledge and Higher States of Consciousness

Course Fee: $75

“An amazing example of experiential learning that took me to places I had no way of anticipating.” — LW   More reviews >

This is currently a series of online, self-study courses. Each 12-lesson course includes deep insights into the development of higher states of consciousness. Total video time ranges from 18.5 to 27.5 hours per course. Suitable for all Meditators, Sidhas, and TM Teachers. Recorded lessons are available to view online at your convenience for one year after signing up.   Learn more >

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Upanishads in the Light of Maharishi’s Total Knowledge, Parts One & Two

Maharishi and Dr. Peter Warburton - Upanishads in the Light of Maharishi's Total Knowledge

Course Fee: $75

“A perfect course—with deep knowledge, enlightening explanations, sweet delivery, and humor. A delight!” —RH

In these 12-lesson self-study courses, Dr. Warburton reveals the wisdom of the Upanishads on the ground of Maharishi’s Total Knowledge, which embodies the full knowledge of the Absolute and relative and the connection between the two. Each Part contains 19 hours of videos.   Learn more about Part One > Learn more about Part Two >

Prerequisite: At least one Total Knowledge course >

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Maharishi Jyotish Course, Part One

Picture of a Jyotish chart with planets in various houses

Course Fee: $75

“This course delivered so much more than was promised! I absolutely loved it!” — PB

This exciting 12-lesson course offers a comprehensive introduction to Maharishi Jyotish, and includes recorded presentations by Maharishi Jyotish Pandits. It is a self-study course which can be viewed at your convenience. The 12 lessons plus 4 recorded Zoom Q&A sessions are hosted by Dr. John Boncheff, who holds a PhD in Jyotish. Contains over 24 hours of videos.   Learn more >

Prerequisite: TM-Sidhi course; or TM course plus comfort and familiarity with many of the terms and concepts used in Maharishi Vedic Science.

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Maharishi Jyotish Course, Part Two

Maharishi Jyotish Course, Part Two * Foundations of the Science of Transformation and Technology of Prediction * Picture of a Jyotish chart with planets in various houses

Course Fee: $75

This 12-lesson course builds on the knowledge structured in Part One, and contains advanced topics. Includes richly-illustrated presentations by Maharishi Jyotish Pandits, as well as talks by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi; Dr. Tony Nader, MD, PhD; and experts in Maharishi AyurVeda. Contains over 22.5 hours of videos.   Learn more >

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Maharishi’s First Years of Teaching: 1954 – 1964. Available Online!

Picture of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi * Maharishi’s First Years of Teaching: 1954 -1964

Course Fee: $75

“Best MIU Continuing Education course ever! A timeless course.” — EM

This 11-lesson course chronicles Maharishi’s journeys from 1954 to 1964 as he emerges from India and travels around the world teaching the Transcendental Meditation technique to thousands of people. Lesson One covers Maharishi’s years with his teacher, Guru Dev, prior to 1954. Contains over 15 hours of videos.   Learn more >

Prerequisite: TM-Sidhi course; or TM course plus comfort and familiarity with many of the terms and concepts used in Maharishi Vedic Science.SM

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Maharishi’s Early Years of Teaching: 1965 – 1975. Available Online!

Picture of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi * Maharishi's Early Years of Teaching: 1965 - 1975

Course Fee: $75

In this 11-lesson course, Dr. John Boncheff explores Maharishi’s journeys beginning with the year 1965 and continuing until Maharishi proclaims the Dawn of the Age of Enlightenment on January 12, 1975. Contains 15 hours of videos.   Learn more >

Prerequisites: None. Open to all Meditators, Sidhas, and TM Teachers.

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Maharishi Yoga Asanas 16-Lesson Course

Row of people doing yoga asanas together * Maharishi International University

Course Fee: $350/$125

“I’ve practiced asanas for many years, and got good results. But during the course, I learned things that I never knew, and the results have been striking for my inner experience.” — MH

Bring life into harmony with Natural Law with Maharishi Yoga Asanas. This 16-lesson course goes deeply into the individual yoga postures and breathing exercises and more. It is suitable both for beginners as well as for people who are already accustomed to Yoga exercise. Contains over 22 hours of videos.   Learn more >

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Brahma Sutras in the Light of Maharishi’s Total Knowledge with Dr. Peter Warburton

Pictures of Maharishi and Dr. Peter Warburton * Brahma Sutras in the Light of Maharishi's Total Knowledge

Course Fee: $75

“My favorite aspect of this course was putting and keeping my attention on Brahman. It puts the smaller aspects of life in perspective.” —CM

This 12-lesson self-study course includes a systematic exposition of Total Knowledge contained in the Brahma Sutras and offers historic footage of Maharishi on the Brahma Sutras. Contains 23.5 hours of videos.   Learn more >

Prerequisite: At least one Total Knowledge course >

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Mathematics and Consciousness

Math and Consciousness * 14-Lesson Course with Tony Nader, MD, PhD

Course Fee: $75

“Profound course that changes one’s experience of reality. The knowledge is brilliantly presented.” — SM

This 14-lesson course is a remarkable exploration and mathematical elucidation of the profound Vedantic theme that everything IS consciousness.

This engaging course is further enriched with recorded discussion sessions by MIU’s lead mathematicians Dr. Cathy Gorini and Dr. Ann Dow. Over 28 hours of videos.   Learn more >

Prerequisites: TM-Sidhi course; or TM course plus comfort and familiarity with many of the terms and concepts used in Maharishi Vedic Science. No previous courses in mathematics are required to take this course.

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Total Brain Coaching 14-Lesson Online Self-Study Course

Total Brain Coaching * image of human brain

Course Fee: $45

This 14-lesson course is taught by Professor Robert Keith Wallace, PhD, and Ted Wallace, a registered corporate coach (RCC). Together they offer a new vision of coaching in light of Maharishi’s Vedic Science. The first part of this course dives deep into Total Brain Coaching. The second part is a series of special guests discussing the importance and various aspects of the growing field of coaching. Over 22 hours of videos.   Learn more >

Guests include: Pat Reed, Warren Blank, Jim Bagnola, Steve Faber, AlexSandra Leslie, David Bishop, and more.

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Ramayana in Human Physiology

Painting of a scene from the Ramayana

This course is for TM Teachers and will be offered free of charge.

A deep and fascinating presentation in which our human physiology — our own body — is revealed and illuminated in the light of the deep and eternal wisdom of the Ramayana. Professor Tony Nader, MD, PhD, presents his groundbreaking work on the correspondence of the Vedic Literature and human physiology as he beautifully integrates cutting-edge science with the ancient wisdom of the Vedas. Contains 10 hours of videos.

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Perfect Man Parts I & II

Creating a Perfect Man * image of a light-filled man with swirling galaxies in the background

This course is for TM Teachers and will be offered free of charge.

Dr. Tony Nader presents his amazing discovery of the Veda and Vedic literature in the human physiology. These are more lengthy courses hailing from the 1990’s and very rich in the knowledge of physiology and Veda. (Part One contains 82 hours of videos. Part Two contains over 31 hours of videos.) Course participants who can afford to do so, are invited make a contribution to help our full-time TM Teachers and others who finding themselves in greatest need.

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More Online Self-Study, Noncredit Courses Available

Courses are available to view for at least one year. Prerequisites for the courses in this section are: TM-Sidhi course; or TM course plus comfort and familiarity with many of the terms and concepts used in Maharishi Vedic Science.

For those adversely affected economically by the coronavirus situation, please feel free to choose the lowest course fee available for any of these courses.


Vedic Expressions Used by Maharishi

Vedic Expressions Used by Maharishi * images of Maharishi and Dr. Bevan Morris

Course Fee: $75/$40

Dr. Bevan Morris leads this 8-lesson course, which includes learning the expressions and how to pronounce them correctly, and how to understand them in the context of Maharishi Vedic Science. Total of 13 hours of videos.   Learn more >

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Total Knowledge and the Bhagavad-Gītā

Total Knowledge and the Bhagavad-Gītā, with Dr. Peter Warburton, Professor Tom Egenes, and special guest Dr. Vernon Katz

Course Fee: $125/$75

“Wonderful opportunity to dwell on the world’s greatest knowledge.” — DO

In this 10-lesson course, Raja Peter, Dr. Vernon Katz, and Professor Egenes illuminate Maharishi’s precious insights into the Bhagavad-Gita. Total of 15.5 hours of videos.   Learn more >

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Total Knowledge and the Great Thinkers and Leaders Throughout the Ages

Total Knowledge and the Great Thinkers and Leaders Throughout the Ages, with Dr. Peter Warburton and Professor Ken Chandler

Course Fee: $125/$75

“Thoroughly enjoyed it!” — DR

In this 10-lesson course, Dr. Chandler and Raja Peter offer a feast of inspiration through connecting Maharishi’s knowledge with the insights of the greatest visionaries of all time. Total of 16.5 hours of videos.   Learn more >

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What Maharishi Did in the World–1955 to 2008—And How the World Has Changed

What Maharishi Did in the World–1955 to 2008—And How the World Has Changed * images of Maharishi and Dr. Bevan Morris

Course Fee: $125/$75

“Beautiful presentation of the unfoldment of pure knowledge and Maharishi’s contribution to mankind.” — DL

“Amazing stories! I highly recommend this class!” —AW

In this 12-lesson course, Dr. Bevan Morris shares his unique personal memories of Maharishi and reflections on the gifts that Maharishi gave to the world. Total of 17.5 hours of videos.   Learn more >

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Advanced Maharishi Pulse Reading

Advanced Maharishi Pulse Reading, with Vaidya Manohar Palakurthi

Course Fee: $125/$75 per weekend

“This course has given me much more confidence in what I am doing in attention to the pulse and how I can maintain better health and clearer consciousness.” — SB

This course is designed to enliven the knowledge of Maharishi Nadi Vigyan (MNV) and enhance correct practice, according to Maharishi’s guidelines. The complete course consists of 16 lessons and 27 total hours of videos.   Learn more >

Prerequisite: 16-Lesson Maharishi Self-Pulse Course, or two Maharishi Self-Pulse courses taught by Andrew Stenberg.

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Your Healthy Gut

Your Healthy Gut * Extended 14-Lesson Online Course * Based on the book Gut Crisis by Robert Keith Wallace, PhD, and Samantha Wallace

Course Fee: $190/$135

Dr. Robert Keith Wallace and Andrew Stenberg offer an extended 14-lesson version of their popular Heal Your Gut course. It includes an easy three-week recommended diet to help reboot your physiology using Maharishi AyurVeda principles. Total of 13.5 hours of videos.   Learn more >

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Maharishi Vedic Observatory Ten-Lesson Course

Maharishi Vedic Observatory with MIU Argiro Student Center in background

Course Fee: $110/$69

“I cannot encourage everyone enough to take this course!” — CW

Dr. Carl Stone offers this 10-lesson online course, which includes tours and demonstrations of the Maharishi Vedic Observatory outside Argiro Student Center. Contains 10.5 hours of videos.   Learn more >

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Total Knowledge and the Twelve Themes of the Curriculum Overview

Total Knowledge and the Twelve Themes of the Curriculum Overview * image of Dr. Peter Warburton

Course Fee: $125/$75

“Astonishing course. Raja Peter is a wonderful storyteller. I was on the edge of my seat the whole time.” — HB

This 10-lesson course offers remarkable insights from Maharishi while he drafted the twelve areas of the basic Total Knowledge chart, highlighting engineering and religion. Total of 16.5 hours of videos.   Learn more >

Prerequisite: This course is open to all TM Meditators.

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Maharishi on Vedānt: Lively Absolute—Living Wholeness, I-ness or Being

image of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi * Maharishi on Vedānt: Lively Absolute—Living Wholeness, I-ness or Being

Course Fee: $95/$65

“Taking this course has enriched my experience more than I can say.” — Anon

Over the years, Maharishi revealed the reality of living Vedānt in Brahmi Chetana—Aham Brahmasmi, I Am Totality—in his teaching to the world. The course is highlighted with talks by Maharishi and special readings.   Learn more >

This course consists of eight 1.5-hour classes by Dr. Bevan Morris.

Prerequisite: TM-Sidhi course.

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