British National Association of Professionals in Maharishi’s Vedic Science


The goal of Maharishi Vedic Institute (MVI) is to support and promote the full range of programmes founded by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi®, in order to bring health, happiness, prosperity, and peace to every individual and the nation as a whole.

I. Purpose

The purpose of Maharishi Vedic Institute (MVI) is to provide an effective voluntary self-regulating professional body for all individuals qualified to teach, provide services, or perform activities of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi’s Vedic Science in the United Kingdom, including:

II. Functions

The functions of Maharishi Vedic Institute through its General Council are:

  1. Registration
    To maintain a publicly available register of all individuals qualified to teach, provide services, or perform activities of Maharishi’s Vedic Science - this is available from the Registrar.
  2. Professional education
    To identify approved training centres for all the aspects of Maharishi’s Vedic Science.
    To identify educational standards
    To maintain professional competence of members with programmes of Continuing Professional Development
  3. Representation of professions
    To represent the professions on statutory and other regulatory bodies
  4. Research
    To make publicly available the research conducted into Maharishi’s Vedic Science and to promote further research.
  5. Codes of conduct
    The codes of conduct, ethics and practice in each aspect of Maharishi’s Vedic Science are available through the Registrar.
  6. Professional indemnity insurance
    To ensure that all accredited members of MVI have professional indemnity insurance
  7. External representation
    To include representation of clients and the wider public interest on the General Council, the executive body of Maharishi Vedic Institute.

III. Structure

General Council
The General Council will be responsible for an overview of the regulatory processes of all the professions related to Maharishi’s Vedic Science.

Its membership consist of:

The Registrar is the principal administrative officer of Maharishi Vedic Institute, UK. Please contact The Registrar at:
Maharishi Golden Dome, Woodley Park Rd, Skelmersdale, Lancs WN8 6UQ.

* Maharishi Foundation®, registered UK educational charity, number 270157 (in Northern Ireland charity number X0610/9, an affiliate of Maharishi Foundation), under the guidance of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi®, is the only source of courses in Transcendental Meditation™ (a programme for the Development of Consciousness founded by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi). Please note that no other organisation in the UK offers courses in Transcendental Meditation, as taught by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.

** The Spiritual Regeneration Movement is a registered UK charity, number 204025, under the guidance of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, which also promotes Transcendental Meditation and other programmes for the alleviation of suffering, poverty, and social unhappiness.

Further information:

Transcendental Meditation
List of teaching centres in UK

List of certified Teachers of Transcendental Meditation
Maharishi Ayurveda