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Entrance Requirements for the PhD in Maharishi Vedic Science

Students applying for the PhD in Maharishi Vedic Science:

  1. Must be practicing the TM-Sidhi® program for at least one year
  2. Hold a Master of Arts degree in Maharishi Vedic Science (please refer to listing above for requirements
  3. Have at least one additional year of formal study of Maharishi Vedic Science, or experience in professions involving implementation of Maharishi Vedic Science, and
  4. Complete the PhD application essay: The purpose of this essay is for you to demonstrate your holistic and logical thinking.Please discuss this question: Why does Maharishi refer to the Richo Akshare verse as the master key verse of the Vedic literature? To help you organize your thoughts, refer to the translation of the Richo Akshare verse below from your Vedic expressions handouts, and read Introduction to Maharishi Vedic University, pg 170-185. Your essay should:
  • be written for an audience of other meditating college students who are not familiar with the principles of Maharishi Vedic Science
  • Be 1500-2000 words and double-spaced throughout
  • Include 3-4 quotes properly cited from Maharishi
  • Use APA referencing style. You should have a list of references cited, but you do not need to write an abstract
  • Define all technical terms of Maharishi Vedic Science used.

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