Effortless and Effective Meditation for all walks of life

Welcome and thank you for your interest in Vedic Meditation, the time-tested and effortless technique for reducing stress, decreasing brain fog, and increasing personal and professional resilience. If you are considering a meditation course you've come to the right place.

Our website is still under development but we'd love to invite you to attend a 1 hour no-obligation Information Session where we can answer all your questions. During the information session you will learn:

During the information session you will learn:

  • The three different categories of meditation
  • How Vedic Meditation works on the mind and the body
  • Why 'trying' to meditate doesn't work
  • How Vedic Meditation allows the body to experience profound rest and release stress even more effectively than sleep does
  • Why your previous attempts at meditation may not have worked
  • Why you can meditate anywhere, anytime, (even in a noisy airport!)
  • Why comfort is critical to help you meditate successfully.
  • We'll tackle some common myths about meditation and equip you with what you need to know to decide if Vedic Meditation is right for you.

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NEXT COURSE STARTS JUNE 11 2024 IN BYRON BAY 

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the relationship between Vedic Meditation, and “Transcendental Meditation,” as taught and promoted by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi?

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi was a revered spiritual teacher from the Shankaracharya lineage of the Vedic tradition.

Brett Jarman teaches Vedic Meditation and was trained to teach this form of meditation by Thom Knoles. Thom was trained as a teacher of Transcendental Meditation (“TM”) by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (“Maharishi”), and taught it for over 25 years with organisations affiliated with Maharishi. Since 1997, Thom has continued to teach this meditation as he learned it from Maharishi, and has done so independently and separately from the TM organisations, using the terms “Vedic Meditation". Thom Knoles trained Brett to teach meditation as Thom was trained to teach meditation by Maharishi. Brett teaches Vedic Meditation independently and separately from TM organisations, and is not affiliated with those organisations.


What does the scientific research say about this form of meditation?

The form of meditation that Thom Knoles* teaches, and taught for over 25 years with the TM organisations as “Transcendental Meditation,” has been the subject of hundreds of scientific studies showing a wide range of benefits from regular practice. These studies, which refer to this form of meditation using the name “Transcendental Meditation” or “TM”, support the benefits obtainable from regular practice of Vedic Meditation. These benefits include:

  • Increased resistance to stress
  • Increased levels of energy
  • Relief from depression and anxiety
  • Relief from insomnia
  • Improved relationships with other people
  • Improved, memory, concentration and learning ability
  • Reduced risk of heart disease and tumours
  • Relief from migraines, headaches and asthma
  • Normalisation of blood pressure
  • Reduced cholesterol levels
  • Normalisation of weight
  • Reversal of ageing
  • Increased self esteem
  • Faster reaction times
  • Improved sports performance
  • Reduced use of alcohol, cigarettes and drugs

The Meditation People is an independent provider of Vedic Meditation, and is not affiliated with any proprietary corporation, including the Maharishi Foundation, or owners or licensees of the ‘Transcendental Meditation’ trademark.

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