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Transcendental Meditation; TM; Primordial Sound Meditation:
From the TM official web site:
Learning the Transcendental Meditation technique is the best possible investment you can make to improve your health, happiness and success in life.
When you decide to learn the TM technique, you’ll make a time commitment and pay a one-time course fee. In return, you will receive the most effective and scientifically validated program for personal development available in the world today.
The 4-day course of instruction is always offered on four consecutive days, and each class lasts about two hours. It’s also important that you put aside 20 minutes twice a day to practice the Transcendental Meditation technique. Regular meditation is the foundation for all the benefits you’ll receive.
The Transcendental Meditation program is authentic and time-tested. It has been maintained in its purity for thousands of years, guaranteeing its effectiveness today. In the United States, the course fee to learn the technique is $2500. This one-time payment provides you with the knowledge and skills to meditate successfully for the rest of your life.
As an additional benefit, you will receive a lifetime follow-up program, which includes free Advanced Lectures and Personal Checking of your meditation by a qualified teacher.
Since your experience deepens through the years and the benefits are cumulative, the Transcendental Meditation technique actually becomes more valuable the longer you meditate.
As an investment in your own health, happiness, and success in life, the cost of learning can be repaid to you many times over in reduced health care costs, lower insurance rates, and greater earning power.
Is Financial Aid Available for Learning the Transcendental Meditation Program?
Yes. Learning the Transcendental Meditation program is now even easier. Most Transcendental Meditation course participants are eligible for long-term, low-interest loans that fully cover the tuition of $2,500. The Transcendental Meditation program is a credit-bearing, non-degree course jointly offered by Maharishi University of Management, Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment and authorized Maharishi Enlightenment Centers and Maharishi Peace Palaces throughout the USA. The program does not require that an applicant be enrolled in college. The payment rate can be paid over a period as long as 10–15 years, with payments from $30–$50 per month.