Transcendental meditation became famous in the 60’s and 70’s due to the fact that The Beatles started to meditate under the guidance of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. Today the organization has become enormous and there are over 1200 transcendental meditation centers in 108 countries. It is estimated that about five million people practice this technique today.
This technique is about repeating a holy mantra. It is recommended to do this twice a day in the morning and evening for twenty minutes each. This is not a religious organization, although they do acknowledge that the repetition of mantra brings you closer to the deities.