About Us – The Founder

Only a new seed will yield a new crop. Only with new knowledge and a new approach can we achieve the age-old desire for peace.”
—Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

The Founder

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi is known around the world for teaching Transcendental Meditation (TM), the most thoroughly researched and effective technique for personal development. In his 50 years of teaching, he also restored the complete knowledge and practical programs of the Vedic tradition of India, including a scientifically verified approach to reduce violence and promote peaceful trends in society through group practice of Transcendental Meditation and its advanced programs.

As part of his legacy to the world, in 2008, Maharishi established the Brahmananda Saraswati Trust/Foundation to ensure the ongoing support of a large group of experts applying these Vedic technologies of consciousness to produce and maintain a peaceful effect on a global scale. Maharishi’s initiative included establishing formal educational institutions throughout India to safeguard the tradition of training these experts—Vedic Pandits—generation after generation.

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