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Maharishi Vedic Observatory Course

The Maharishi Vedic Observatory is the collection of instruments that makes it possible to observe Natural Law as it is displayed in the universe, and it quietly aligns individual awareness with the evolutionary direction of Natural Law. —Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Dr. Carl Stone offers this 10-lesson online self-study course. It consists of 10.5 hours of videos to be viewed at your convenience. Videos are available to view for one year after signing up.

Prerequisite: This is an advanced course for TM Teachers, Sidhas and those Meditators who have a familiarity and comfort with many of the terms and concepts used in Maharishi Vedic Science.

Course Fee: $110 or $65 discounted rate. And those residing in certain countries are eligible for a $35 course fee. Please see details on the sign-up form.

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Course Description

This unique 10-lesson online course features the following:

  • A beautiful video course which was structured by Dr. Carl Stone under Maharishi’s guidance and is based on many profound talks by Maharishi on the subject.
  • Videos of live discussions from ten classes with Dr. Stone who has spent many years with Maharishi on structuring the Maharishi Vedic Observatories as we appreciate them today all over the world.
  • Tapes by Maharishi discussing its effects and significance, and its impact on consciousness and the physiology.
  • Video tours and demonstrations of the Maharishi Vedic Observatory outside Argiro Student Center.

The Vedic Observatory is an ancient Vedic technology to expand awareness, to train the vision and mind to focus on the mathematical precision and order that regulates the universe without problems.

The precise measuring instruments of the Maharishi Vedic Observatory reflect, in their form and function, the movement of the stars and planets with relation to the individual, and display this precise mathematical relationship.

Closeup of Maharishi Vedic Observatory, viewed from above, with swirling galaxies in background

All value of time is expressed in sundial-like instruments which measure the Sun, counting the hours of the day, reflecting the Sun’s movement across the sky and displaying its relation with all life on Earth. The instruments of the Maharishi Vedic Observatory display this regular movement in the shapes and markings of the instruments themselves. The instruments also express all values of space and direction, first by locating the North Star, and then deriving all directions—north, south, east, and west—from there.

The purpose of this ancient Vedic technology is to align one’s vision with the orderly setup of cosmic performance from wherever one is on Earth. In this way, the Maharishi Vedic Observatory allows one to gain the benefit of Nature’s Intelligence—a life lived in accord with all the Laws of Nature.

The course will also cover:

  • A detailed understanding of how each instrument works from a Western standpoint.
  • The Vedic influence of each instrument.
  • How the Observatory relates to the TM-Sidhi program and the practice of Yogic Flying.

Course Leader

Dr. Carl Stone

Dr. Carl Stone

Dr. Carl Stone

Personally worked with Maharishi over many years, designing and developing the Maharishi Vedic Observatory under his direct guidance. He holds three US patents on the design of the Observatory.

Dr. Stone has a BA degree in Design and Construction from Goddard College, an MS in Design from the University of Massachusetts, and an honorary Doctorate in Vedic Science from Maharishi International University. He has been a teacher of the Transcendental Meditation® technique for over 45 years.


Are there any prerequisites to take this course?
This is an advanced course for TM Teachers, Sidhas and those Meditators who have a familiarity and comfort with many of the terms and concepts used in Maharishi Vedic Science.

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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