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*The Art of Story: This course examines the essential role of narrative in the creation of all forms of media. From the very beginnings of human records, whether in the form of mythology, scripture, literature, or even the earliest cave paintings, the creators of these works have always imparted a message to their audience through the use of storytelling or narrative. (see full description)

  Ayurvedic Cooking for Perfect Health:  The joys and benefits of cooking using Ayurvedic principles are explored in this MUM Distance Education course: Ayurvedic Cooking for Perfect Health. The basics of ayurvedic food selection and preparation are demonstrated in a 10-lesson course that includes step-by-step video instructions, recipes, and an explanation of the benefits that each meal bestows. Ayurvedic experts and master chefs discuss the best ingredients, cooking techniques, and recipes for a balanced vegetarian diet. (see full description)

Ayurvedic Cooking for Kapha Dosha:  Kapha dosha is one of the three Ayurvedic principles found in the body. A diet of rich foods, lack of exercise, and cold wet weather all contribute to Kapha dosha imbalance, which can lead to lethargy, excessive sleep, sinus congestion, and obesity. Kapha dosha can be easily balanced by eating warm, light, and dry foods, and using a variety of warming spices to improve digestion. (see full description)
Ayurvedic Cooking for Pitta Dosha: In this course, we will present a diet and lifestyle program that will keep Pitta dosha balanced throughout the year. Our delicious, vegetarian recipes are easy to prepare and use fresh, wholesome ingredients. We offer a variety of dishes from different cuisines including soups, main courses, desserts, snacks, salads and drinks. (see full description)

Ayurvedic Cooking for Vata Dosha: Vata dosha is one of the three ayurvedic principles found in the body and the easiest to upset. Irregular lifestyle, stress, rushing, overwork all contribute to Vata dosha imbalance which can lead to anxiety, insomnia, fatigue, and irregular digestion. Fortunately, Vata dosha is also the easiest of the three doshas to balance. (see full description)

Brain & Consciousness: This course explores concepts of mind and brain in science; identifies paradigms governing research into this area; and compares the understanding of mind, consciousness and the body in modern science and Maharishi Vedic Science. Recent research during Transcendental Meditation practice is reviewed in detail. (see full description

Essence of Buddhism: The Essence of Buddhism in Light of Maharishi Vedic Science is a revitalizing look at the teaching of Buddhism taught by Dr. Evan Finkelstein, renowned for his eloquent lectures on religion and philosophy. Offered through MUM Distance Education, this course explores the central teachings of Buddhism in the light of Maharishi Vedic Science.  (see full description)
Introduction to Ayurveda:  Our true nature is happiness and Balance, according to Maharishi Ayurveda. This 5-lesson Introduction to Ayurveda is a compact, but very rich course that explains in detail how the individual is composed of certain constituents, named doshas, that determine ones mind-body type. There follows an explanation of how imbalances occur in the physiology, the problems these imbalances create and how they may be eliminated and avoided in the future. (see full description)
*Maharishi Yoga Asanas: Learn to relieve stress, develop flexibility and youthfulness, improve sleep, balance digestion and weight, and deepen the experience of silence and expansion of consciousness through the Maharishi Yoga Asana course. (see full description)

Naturally Trim: Based on Maharishi Ayurveda, the world’s oldest system of natural medicine, the Naturally Trim approach to weight loss and weight management is fundamentally different from any other program you may have tried… Naturally Trim is a simple, and natural approach to obtaining your ideal weight. (see full description)

Organic Gardening:  This course will teach you to practice organic farming in your kitchen, garden or farm. You will learn about low-cost organic gardening using modern techniques and ancient principles of agriculture. (see full description)

*Science and Technology of Consciousness: The Science and Technology of Consciousness is the foundation for a universal and complete understanding of human potential. This course considers the full range of consciousness - from individual experience to the fundamental field of intelligence underlying all life - and how we can unfold the total potential of every individual and every society through Consciousness- Based Education. (see full description
  *Self-Pulse Reading: Self-pulse reading is the most ancient and most natural means of determining the level of balance or imbalance in the mind and body. This course presents Maharishi Mahesh Yogi's revival of this ancient technology to determine the state of the inner intelligence of the body. Everyone should learn Maharishi Self-Pulse Reading to maintain one's own health. (see full description)

Total Heart Health: Learn how to prevent and reverse heart disease and associated risk factors the simple and natural Way. Gain techniques for balancing blood pressure, establishing good cholesterol levels, balancing weight and reducing stress for maintaining healthy arteries (see full description)

Vedic Green: Building your Maharishi Vastu® Home & Community. This Vastu course will give you the knowledge necessary to plan and undertake community projects along with a wealth of extremely useful information to help you build a Maharishi Vastu home. (see full description)
Why Our Brains Age:  In this course you will learn about this spectacular organ, how it is built and works, what can go wrong over time, and most importantly, what science can offer as effective, practical strategies to keep your brain humming along so that you can stay healthy and fully engaged in life. (see full description)
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