How to Learn Transcendental Meditation

There are seven steps to learning Transcendental Meditation:

Step 1: Introductory Talk

If you are interested in learning more about Transcendental Meditation, join one of our free introductory talks. Our experienced teachers will explain how Transcendental Meditation could benefit you, how it differs from other practices and answer any questions you many have. Anyone interested can attend, it's completely free of charge and there's no obligation to learn (1 hour - free)

Introductory talks are held regularly by local teaching centres throughout the country. Personal appointments are also available on request.

In person

at a local TM Centre with a certified teacher: 1 hour, free

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Step 2: Preparatory Talk

The mechanics of the Transcendental Meditation technique – how it works, why it is easy to learn and effortless to practise, how it is different from other forms of meditation, and its origins. (45 minutes – free)

Step 3: Personal Interview

Find out more with a private meeting with a certified TM teacher. (10-15 minutes – free)

Please note: Steps 2 and 3 can be completed at the same time as Step 1

The following steps (Steps 4-7) take place over four consecutive days

Step 4: Personal Instruction

With a qualified teacher. (1-2 hours)

Step 5: First Seminar

To verify correctness of practice and further instructions (1-2 hours)

Step 6: Second Seminar

Understanding the mechanics of the TM technique (1-2 hours)

Step 7: Third Seminar

Understanding higher stages of human development (1-2 hours)

How much does it cost?

Course fee adult: 10800 NOK

Course fee full-time student: 5400 NOK

Familiypackage - everyone at the same course: 16200 NOK

Children technique(under 10 years): 2700 NOK

4-Month Follow-Up

Once you've completed the initial seven steps of instruction, you'll have the intellectual and experiential knowledge needed to properly practise the Transcendental Meditation technique.

Next comes a series of important continuing classes that is included in the course.

These sessions stabilise the correctness of your meditation practice to ensure that you gain the full benefits. These follow-up sessions are optional but highly recommended.


As a course graduate, you are eligible to support at your local Transcendental Meditation centre. This includes guidance on your meditation practice, advanced lectures, special events, group meditations, and celebrations. Contact your local centre for schedule and fees.

If you ever want to refresh your practice or receive further instruction, this is available at minimal cost through any Transcendental Meditation centre.

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