Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

His Holiness Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
  Founder of Maharishi Purusha Program

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi is widely regarded as the foremost scientist and teacher in the field of consciousness that the world has ever known. He completely restored the thousands of years-old scattered Vedic Literature for the total significance of its theory and practice, and organized it in the form of a complete science of consciousness.

Maharishi Vedic Science and Technology unfolds the full potential of Natural Law in human consciousness as the basis of improving all areas of life. The Transcendental Meditation® program, the subjective technology of Maharishi Vedic Science and TechnologySM, is the most widely practiced and extensively researched program of self-development in the world.

The achievements of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi are profound in the field of knowledge and immense in the field of action. During the past 50 years, more than five million people have learned the Transcendental Meditation technique and are rising to enlightenment through their twice-daily practice. Maharishi has trained over 40,000 teachers, opened thousands of teaching centers, and founded hundreds of schools, colleges and universities. Maharishi Vedic Science programs are being applied in private businesses, public institutions and homes in every country. For more information on the TM program, please visit TM.org.


Maharishi at Lake Louise
Promise for the Family of Man
Maharishi on Larry King Live
  • (1968) Canadian national television feature on Maharishi

  • (1972) Maharishi's address to the National Education Association

  • (2003) CNN interview

Questions and Answers

Maharishi was interviewed countless times by the world press during his more than 50 years of teaching the Transcendental Meditation technique in all countries. Here are a few sample questions from the press with Maharishi’s answers.