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William Sands
William Sands, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Maharishi Vedic Science
Email:           wfs@mum.edu
Work Phone:  (+1) 828.964.9229
Home Phone:  (+1) 828.964.9229
Education
Ph.D. in Maharishi Vedic Science, MUM, Jul 1993
M.A. in Science of Creative Intelligence, MUM, Jul 1989
MSCI, Maharishi European Research University, Jan 1980
B.S.B.A., Georgetown University, May 1973
 
Professional Experience
 •Dean of the College of Maharishi Vedic Science, Jul 2011 – present
 •Maharishi Foundation USA, Mar 2005 - Apr 2010
 •International Staff, Vlodrop, Jul 1994 – Feb. 2009
 •Associate Professor of Sanskrit and Maharishi Vedic Science at MUM, Jan 1996 – Jul 2001
 •Assistant Professor of Sanskrit and Maharishi Vedic Science at MUM, Sep 1990 – Jan 1996
 •MUM, Deputy Chair Admin Council and Personnel Director Jan 1984 – Sep 1989
 •World Plan Executive Council, Jul 1975 – Jul 1983
 •Instructed 1500+ in the Transcendental Meditation program, 1975–present

Awards
Vyasa Award for best Ph.D. Dissertation, 1993
 
Books and Publications
Maharishi's Yoga: The Royal Road to Health, Happiness, and Enlightenment (in press)

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and his Gift To the World

Dharma in the Valmiki Ramayan in the Light of Maharishi Vedic Science and Technology
, in Consciousness-Based Education: A Foundation for Teaching and Learning in the Academic Disciplines, Volume 1, Maharishi Vedic Science. 

Maharishi’s Absolute Theory of Government in the Valmiki Ramayana, doctoral dissertation, Maharishi International University, 1994.

Maharishi’s Program of Reading the Vedic Literature: Unfolding the total potential of Natural Law. Modern Science and Vedic Science Vol. 7, no. 1, 1997.

Natural Law in the Valmiki Ramayan in the Light of Maharishi Vedic Science and Technology, Modern Science and Vedic Science, Vol. 8, no. 1, 1998.

Reading Sanskrit for Accelerating the Growth of Human Potential in the Vedic Science of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Conference Proceedings, 10th International Sanskrit Conference, Bangalore, India, Jan. 1997
 
Valmiki Ramayan: The Eternal Record of Perfection in Government, in Consciousness-Based Education: A Foundation for Teaching and Learning in the Academic Disciplines, Volume 9, Government.
 
Consciousness-Based Education: A Foundation for Teaching and Learning in the Academic Disciplines, co-editor Volume 9, Government.

Presentations
Ramayan and Maharishi’s Absolute Theory of Government, 10-lecture series prepared for Maharishi Open University for India. 1998.
 
Reading Sanskrit for Accelerating the Growth of Human Potential in the Vedic Science of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, 10th International Sanskrit Conference, Bangalore, India, Jan. 1997.
 
Ramayan in Maharishi Vedic Science, lecture tour to 35 cities in India, Asia, and Australasia, Sept – Dec 1999.
 
Many lectures and presentations on Maharishi Vedic Science to government officials, business leaders, healthcare professionals, scholars, and the general public throughout the world over the last 35 years.

 

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