What is Vedic Dance?

What is Vedic Dance? ‘Take dance as an aspect of therapy — dance as a system of medicine, a system of health care.’ — Maharishi Mahesh Yogi To the less coordinated or talented among us, dance can seem like an intimidating activity. But according to...

MLG: the perfect tool in your consciousness toolbelt

Maharishi Light Therapy with Gems: the perfect tool in your consciousness toolbelt Each time I interview our MERU faculty, I come out amazed and inspired at the innumerable applications of Maharishi’s profound knowledge. And this interview may be one of our most...

Is the volunteer programme right for me?

Is the volunteer programme right for me? Have you been wanting to learn the Advanced Techniques and Transcendental Meditation Sidhi Programme, but aren’t sure how to fit it into your budget and schedule? If so, then maybe it’s time to consider the MERU Volunteer...

A new era for MERU begins

A new era for MERU begins We have two important updates to share with our community – updates that we know you will be interested to hear. The first piece of news is that as of mid-October, we are no longer using our St. Odiliënberg facility. Now if you’ve been to...

What exactly is Sthapatya Veda?

What exactly is Sthapatya Veda? As part of his vision to bring enlightenment to the world, Maharishi developed many programmes and technologies to promote health and well-being at the most fundamental level. One of these areas of knowledge is called Sthapatya Veda,...

Why Maharishi Jyotish is a path to total freedom

Why Maharishi Jyotish is a path to total freedom This is part two of our two-part interview on Maharishi Jyotish. Read part one here. In our previous instalment, I interviewed Dr Ann Crowell about Maharishi Jyotish, Maharishi’s approach to Vedic Astrology. Dr Crowell...

How can I use Maharishi Jyotish to improve my life?

How can I use Maharishi Jyotish to improve my life? What is Maharishi Jyotish? And can I really use Jyotish – Vedic astrology – to make a difference in my life? If you’re like me, you grew up skeptical of astrology. But maybe you’re also like me in that things have...

The good news about your karma

The good news about your karma How do our past actions affect our lives, now and in the future? What’s the best way to deal with the negative things we’ve done? Can we really get rid of our negative karma completely? These are a few of the questions that Tony Nader,...

Can I really get enlightened?

Can I really get enlightened? Can I really get enlightened? What is enlightenment, anyway? And if it’s possible to reach enlightenment, how can I do it? You may have wondered the answers to these questions before. And if so, you’re not alone. Philosophers, sages,...

Is Total Knowledge really possible within a lifetime?

Is Total Knowledge really possible within a lifetime? Did you know that the tallest tree in the world was discovered in California only 12 years ago? ‘Hyperion’ is the tallest tree we know of and stands more than 115 metres (379 feet) tall … about thirty-five stories...