Apply | Experience the Self
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi


Welcome to the Experience the Self course Discover. Unfold. Experience. The Self.

We invite you to visit Fairfield, Iowa and MUM for an 8-day event


Program Fees

8-DAY COURSE   |  (dates to be announced)

  • $1,985 (Excluding housing)


  • $200 off* course fee
  • Apply by February 28th 2016

* This does not apply to full time Students

Best SELF Package Includes:

  • 8 Days on-campus housing
  • All meals
  • TM or Advanced Technique program instruction
  • Classes and events | $2,465

Best Package for Students Includes:

  • 8 Days on-campus housing
  • All meals
  • TM program instruction
  • Classes and events | $1,180

Students please provide Student card information

The basic fees for the SELF course include:

  • Transcendental Meditation® instruction (or Advanced Transcendental Meditation technique instruction, for those who already practice the Transcendental Meditation technique)
  • All courses, including Maharishi YogaSM asanas Course
  • Maharishi Self-PulseSM reading class
  • Scheduled excursions to town
  • Knowledgeable guides and teachers
  • All entrance fees to lectures and special events

The fee does not include: Housing • meals • transportation to and from Iowa, airports or additional nights before or after scheduled program dates • unscheduled activities and excursions • phone calls • massage services • shopping • laundry or other personal expenses • additional meals, drinks and snacks • travel insurance • personal transportation.

NOTE – If it becomes necessary or is recommended by the Transcendental Meditation instructor that an individual delay personal instruction in the Transcendental Meditation technique (or Advanced Techniques where applicable), an alternative service or partial refund may be offered in its place.


  • If you must cancel, $300 is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • A full refund, less the $300, will be given with at least 60 days notice.
  • Within 60 days of your course: 50% of the total amount (less $300 deposit) will be refunded.
  • Within 14 days of your course: We’re sorry, but no refunds can be given — no exceptions.

No one books a course with the intention of canceling it, but unexpected events do occur, so please consider purchasing travel insurance. It is your responsibility to read and understand our cancellation policies. Exceptions cannot be made for any reason, including weather, injury/illness, or personal emergencies. There are no refunds or credits for failing to attend or complete the course or for arriving late or leaving early.

We reserve the right to cancel retreats with inadequate participant interest, in which case all money paid will be refunded. Notification of cancellation will occur at least one month prior to course start date.


ON CAMPUS (Limited Rooms Available)

Our on-campus housing is very simple, dorm style living, with separate buildings for women and men. In-town lodging is available for couples and families.

8-day Course

  • On-campus single-occupancy shared bath: $480. Includes 8 nights accommodations, 3 vegetarian meals on each full day you are here (guests are served dinner the first night and breakfast on the day they depart)

8-day Course (student)

  • Student rate for on-campus single-occupancy with a shared bath: $320. Includes same as above.

PEACE PALACE (15 Rooms Available)

The Peace Palace is designed using the principles of Maharishi Stapatyaved and is located next to campus. The rooms are private with a queen bed, and a private bathroom, offering a more comfortable and stylized housing option. (meals not included)

  • $520 for 8 nights accommodations

Please call for reservations to the Peace Palace: 641-472-1174

The Raj Manor (5 Rooms Available)

The Raj is located in Maharishi Vedic City and surrounded by nature. Rooms are large with 1 or 2 queen beds, plus a private bathroom and beautiful views. A kitchen and laundry room (no coins necessary) are available on the lower level of The Manor. One, mid-week cleaning by housekeeping is included in the rate

  • $600 for 8 nights (single)

Meals may be reserved at The Raj for an additional charge. Booking website.

Lodging in Fairfield, Iowa

Organic vegetarian meals


Nourish your body with a wide array of vegetarian fare, from home-style pizza to Chinese stir-fry, from Mexican to Indian and more. We bake our own breads and pastries using organic flour. We use locally grown organic produce whenever possible, and our milk, yogurt, and ice cream come from a local organic dairy farm. Our homemade granola is some of the best around!

We're pleased to offer you during your stay, an organic, vegetarian, freshly prepared menu — that will satisfy the senses and help create balance in your physiology.

In addition, our organic farm uses Maharishi Vedic AgricultureSM principles — an approach that enlivens the plant's inner intelligence, so that the vegetables have maximum nutritional value and promote growth in consciousness. How delicious is that?

Meal passes for may be purchased upon your arrival.

  • 30 meals – $249.00
  • 5 meals – $42.50
  • Single meal – $9.00

Experience the Self pricing
(housing additional)

  • 8 day course
    June 25 – July 2 | $1,985
  • 8 day Full time Student
    June 25 – July 2 | $860

We welcome you to the Experience the Self course. To reserve, please use the Application Form below. Course dates are listed to the left. Pay online using the menu below.

Still have questions? Want to make a reservation by phone? Call us at 641-472-1250. Or contact us by Email We will be happy to help.

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