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Maharishi Jyotish Foundations Course, Part Two

  “Thank you for an absolutely inspiring and beautiful course. You bring forth invaluable wisdom and knowledge and I am really enjoying the course. I have struggled for years to find the right teachers of this beautiful knowledge — and finally there it was. Thank you.” —KT, Denmark    More reviews >

This exciting 12-lesson course, developed by the Brahmananda Saraswati Jyotish Foundation, continues the comprehensive introduction to Maharishi Jyotish begun in Part 1 of this course.

It includes twelve 1.5-hour recorded presentations by Maharishi Jyotish Pandits and others, including rare talks by Maharishi, explaining the connection between individual and cosmic intelligence; and seven 1.5-hour recorded Zoom discussions with Dr. Ann Crowell. Additionally, three live Zoom meetings will be offered in Fall 2024. All videos and recorded Zoom sessions will be available to view online for one year.

View the free Introductory Zoom session for Part 2. Please note that it is recommended that you have already completed or are currently taking Part 1 of this course.

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Course Presentations: Recorded tutorials by Maharishi JyotishSM Pandits; lectures by Dr. Tony Nader; rare videos of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi; and lectures by Maharishi AyurVeda® experts. Zoom webinars will be led by Dr. Ann Crowell.

Prerequisite: Maharishi Jyotish Foundations Course, Part One

Course Fee:

  • $125 general tuition fee
  • $75 discounted course fee for full-time students, full-time TM organization staff, and low-income retirees
  • Some countries might have a discounted course fee of $35 or $65. To find out about your country, please check the list in the sign-up form.

Course Description

This Part Two, 12-lesson course — for those who completed the Part One course — is a deep dive into advanced topics of Maharishi Vedic® Astrology, the science of prediction and transformation which Maharishi has reconnected to the field of Pure Consciousness.

Topics include:

  • Health trends: Connecting Maharishi Jyotish and Maharishi AyurVeda
  • How Karma is stored in the physiology
  • Maharishi’s enlightened vision of the primordial mechanics of creation
  • Vedic principles of auspicious time
  • Smriti and Shruti: Absolute memory and the whisper of the Veda
  • Vedic Seers: Cognizing the structuring dynamics of consciousness
  • Vedic festivals: Enlivening Natural Law in the neurophysiology
  • Mechanics of Yagya seen in the Ramayana
  • New Vedic Shlokas taught by the Maharishi Jyotish Pandits
  • Advanced insights into the Bhavas, Grahas, and Rashis
  • The Avasthas: Evaluating the well-being of the Grahas
  • The 27 Nakshatras commanding the cycles of time
  • Nakshatras and neurotransmitters
  • Steps of logic Maharishi Jyotish Pandits use in making predictions
  • Basic analysis of Kundali for health risk factors

This course is designed to expand one’s knowledge of the subtle aspects of Natural Law that shape one’s destiny and help one on the path to enlightenment.

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Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

“We are on the verge of creating Heaven on Earth, and therefore this knowledge of Jyotish blossoms now for everyone to enjoy heavenly consciousness—fully awake consciousness, reverberating bliss, full daily life.”



Dr. Ann Crowell

Dr. Ann Crowell

Dr. Ann Crowell, DSCI, a teacher of the Transcendental Meditation® technique since 1973, worked with Maharishi at MERU, Holland, for many years. She has extensive knowledge of Maharishi Vedic ScienceSM, especially in the area of Maharishi Jyotish, and has produced many courses and knowledge series taught around the world – including three new online courses offered this year. A popular speaker, Dr. Crowell has inspired thousands of students from over 60 nations with her clear and enthusiastic presentations on the Maharishi Jyotish Program.

Dr. Crowell was a founding faculty of Maharishi Open University and with her husband, Raja Chris Crowell, oversees the Ministry of Religion and Culture, the administration of TM® programs in Kenya, Bahrain, and Vietnam, as well as the Maharishi Jyotish and Maharishi Graha Shanti Yagya programs worldwide.


“The course is very well organized with a lot of interesting material. Thank you for your efforts in putting this together!” —PB USA

“After almost 30 years, I’m enjoying reviewing Maharishi Jyotish. Your course looks at Jyotish in an entirely different way, with the videos of Maharishi, the Maharishi Jyotishis, and of course, Maharaja’s knowledge. It is so beautiful and respectful. It makes me overflow with love and gratitude towards Maharishi. Thank you!” —KG Italy

“Thank you so much for the course and great knowledge. I appreciate all the work!” —KK

“Thank you for this wonderful course! The graphics simply blow me away–very beautiful illustrations, perfect fonts, color choice, visuals such as the background, spacing, all so majestic, awe-inspiring, ‘clean’ and bright, and very, very visually appealing.” —JK

“I just think your joy for the Knowledge is very palpable and inspiring, and it’s important to express how nice it is to see.” —SW

”Thank you for sharing and for offering a stimulating and satisfying course experience.” —DE

“Thank you so much for creating this very coherently structured and professionally done Jyotish course. I’m enjoying it very much.” —RB USA

“Thank you–I am benefiting greatly from the course!” —LB Germany

“Thank you for the beautiful course and the profound knowledge from Maharishi you pass on to us.” —LK The Netherlands

“I’m enjoying a lot the course, and especially these precious Zoom sessions with you and the panelists sharing so much wisdom and clarifying deeply the points.” —JS

“Thank you so much for such a lovely discussion! I can’t put into words how great the interaction between everyone on the panel is. Thank you for this wonderful course!” —Anon

“This course is so joyful and so complete. I love the study and experience of Maharishi Jyotish and have for years, and this course is fulfilling my deepest curiosities! I cannot thank you enough.” —JKR Pakistan

“Thank you so much for sharing this course and wonderful knowledge!” —DB

“I enjoyed this week’s lesson. It’s getting more and more precise. At the same time I’m amazed how the Jyotishi puts all those principles together in one cohesive whole. Requires lots of skill, practice, a good memory, and the ability to see the totality of the kundali in a glance!” —BD USA

“I am thoroughly enjoying Part Two and the sessions with such an outstanding panel. Thank you!” —KBG Philippines

“The Q&A sessions are great! I’m glad they are recorded so we can see them when it fits our schedules.” —TS

“I’m really enjoying your leading the Jyotish Two course. You have a wonderful, natural cheerfulness that is very uplifting.” —Anon

“First and foremost: Thank you for an absolutely inspiring and beautiful course. You bring forth invaluable wisdom and knowledge and I am really enjoying the course. I have struggled for years to find the right teachers of this beautiful knowledge — and finally there it was. Thank you.” —KT Denmark

“Thank you for all you are doing to perfectly present Maharishi Jyotish to us!” —RF UK

“I began Maharishi Jyotish Foundations, Part Two, this week and am enjoying it very much. Thank you for giving us a wonderful course, so beautifully structured with fascinating tapes from Maharishi, talks by Maharaja, and analysis by the Pandits.” —VM UK

“Take this course! It’s excellent for knowledge of finer points of chart analysis. And the tapes were outstanding! Many I had not seen before.” —Frankie Laufer

“This is a comprehensive overview of the Jyotish chart, including the description of grahas, rashis, and nakshatras. The Zoom sessions with the Vedic experts add a wonderful dimension to the course, as do the many video discourses of Maharishi. His in-depth discussions are invaluable.” —Blaise Ashley

“I would recommend this course on Jyotish, which was practical, easy to understand, and therefore good to put into practice. It was worth reviewing each Lesson time and time again. Ann Crowell and team were more than excellent in giving out the knowledge understandably, even for a novice.” —Susan Lincoln

“This course is extremely beneficial if you want to learn more about yourself and how to make the most of your life!” —DC

“The course was highly structured with beautiful slides and animations. The live Zoom sessions on Saturday evenings with special guests were a delight, especially the last session with Maharaja Tony Nader. The rare Maharishi tapes were inspiring and the talks by Panditji packed with information. Dr. Crowell’s summaries made the content much easier to understand. I look forward to doing a Part Three of the Jyotish course in the future. This is perhaps the best on-line course that I have done during the 18 months of the pandemic.” —VM

“So much knowledge was shared, and I feel it will take a very long time for me to integrate.” —Anon

“This course is densely packed with very practical Maharishi Jyotish knowledge (how to understand what the Jyotishis say about my birth chart) and Total Knowledge (how to relate Jyotish to Brahma Vidya). It enlivens every aspect of life and is a highway to Enlightenment. Thank you for this beautiful course!” —Anon

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Who can take this course?
This course is open to anyone who has completed Maharishi Jyotish: Foundations of the Science of Transformation and Technology of Prediction, Part One.

What will I come away with?
The main purpose of this course is to give you a deeper understanding of how the Science and Technology of Prediction can help us to live our life in harmony with the cycles of Nature, as described by the Vedic discipline of Maharishi Jyotish. Besides preparing you for a Maharishi Jyotish Consultation, this knowledge will enrich your understanding of the interconnectedness of Consciousness, the Laws of Nature, Physiology, and the Cosmos.

Will I become a Maharishi Jyotish Consultant after taking this course?
No, this is not a course to qualify you to become a Maharishi Jyotish Consultant or to give consultations to others. However, the benefits of this knowledge of the relationship between past, present, and future actions is designed to give you greater mastery over your own life.

How long are the videos available to view?
Videos are available to view for at least one year after signing up.

Where can I contact the organizer of this event with any questions?
Please email the Office of Continuing Education at ce@miu.edu. Or you can call 641-919-0045 during office hours: Monday – Friday 10:00 am – noon and 1:00 – 4:00 pm (Central Time).

What is the refund policy?
We offer full refunds to anyone who requests them before starting the third class.

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Questions? Please contact ce@miu.edu