Popular in the late sixties and early seventies in the
United States, transcendental mediation techniques were
introduced to the United States by Maharisi Mahesh Yogi.
Students were given there own mantra and instructions to
For many, this was the first introduction to meditation .The
twenty minute transcendental meditation techniques were a
welcome oasis for many seeking something deeper in their
lives. There is now a university and study program for this
technique which offers short courses and retreats in
transcendental meditation techniques. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
became known in the US and UK for his relation to the
Beatles. The Beatles also incorporated the sitar into some
of their popular songs .