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About Primordial Sound Meditation 
Who should learn to meditate?
         Primordial Sound Meditation is recommended for anyone who wishes to enjoy deeper peace, greater freedom and mastery of life.


Why should I meditate?


Meditation is one of the most powerful tools there is to help us restore the harmony within and to gain access to our bodies' inner intelligence.


What is Primordial Sound Meditation?


The Primordial Sound Meditation technique originates from the ancient knowledge of India.


Deepak Chopra, M.D. and David Simon, M.D., have revived this authentic process and made it available in a format that can be easily learned and practiced by everyone.


What are the benefits of meditation?


During Primordial Sound Meditation our minds become quiet allowing our bodies to gain the deep rest necessary to release stress and fatigue.


In meditation we re-connect with our essence. This connection extends into our daily lives and can result in improved health, more fulfilling relationships, enthusiasm for life and increased creativity.


What are "Primordial Sounds"?


Primordial Sounds are the basic, most essential sounds of nature. The specific Primordial Sounds which are used in meditation are mantras. These mantras are personal for each participant. They are chosen on the basis of Vedic mathematics which determines a specific sound or vibration of the Universe at the time and place of our birth. When we silently repeat Primordial Sounds as part of the mantra, they help to take our awareness away from the frenzy of daily activity of the mind to the stillness of our spirit. The effect soothes our entire physiology - mind, body and soul.


How will meditation affect my health?


Today doctors are increasingly citing stress as a major factor in such illnesses as depression, anxiety, high blood pressure, cardiac pain, insomnia, diabetes, ulcers, cold, fever, asthma, arthritis and alcoholism.


Even though meditation should not be considered a cure by itself, research has shown that it contributes to reducing stress and achieving deep relaxation and a profound state of rest. By reducing stress, meditation has important benefits for a wide range of health problems, and also allows the mind and body to function with maximum effectiveness.


Will I need to change my lifestyle?


Primordial Sound Meditation can be learned by people of every age, education, culture and religion. It does not require specific beliefs or a change in behavior or lifestyle. The only change or adjustment we need to make is to allow the time to meditate regularly. Other than that, any changes in our life come spontaneously.


Where do I learn Primordial Sound Meditation?


Primordial Sound Meditation courses are offered in many areas of the world, and at the Chopra Center for Well Being by <link> trained and certified by Deepak Chopra.



How do I learn Primordial Sound Meditation?


Primordial Sound Meditation is easily learned in four short sessions over a period of 7 hours in two to four days.


  • Session 1 - Introduction to the basic principles. A two-hour group session which includes a special video lecture presentation by Dr. Deepak Chopra. You will learn the basic principles of Primordial Sound Meditation, the use of mantras and the purpose of meditation.


  • Session 2 - Individual instruction. In this session, you come at the appointed time to meet individually with the instructor. You will receive your personal mantra and be instructed in how to use it. After instruction, you will practice meditation for 30 minutes.


  • Session 3 - Perfecting the practice. During this two-hour session, you will review the practical aspects of meditation, share experiences, ask questions and meditate with the group.


  • Session 4 - A vision of higher states of consciousness. This final two-hour group session includes another specially prepared video featuring Deepak Chopra. He gives a glimpse of future possibilities of growth on all levels.