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Maharishi Mahesh Yogi has been recognised as the foremost scientist in the field of consciousness and the greatest teacher of our time. His technique of Transcendental Meditation is the most widely practised and extensively researched programme of self-development in the world. Over the past 51 years Maharishi established a worldwide organisation with centres in 108 countries. Hundreds of books have been published about Maharishi's teachings, and these have been translated into many languages. more

A South African NPO

Maharishi Vedic Institute® registered in South Africa as a non-profit organisation number 025-663-NPO, (an affiliate of Maharishi Foundation), under the guidance of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, is the only source of courses in Transcendental Meditation in the South Africa. No other organisation in SA offers courses in TM, as taught by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.

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Maharishi Mahesh Yogi:

"Happiness is the goal of everyone. In order to attain it, what we have to do is reach inwards and , with the help of Transcendental Meditation, let the mind rise to the level of perfect happiness and bliss."