Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Founder & Creater of Transcendental Meditation and obtained the honorific Maharishi (meaning "Great Seer") and Yogi as an adult.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi was a well-known spiritual leader and the founder of Transcendental Meditation technique. A disciple of His Divinity Swami Brahmananda Saraswati, Shankaracharya of Jyotir Math Himalayas.Maharishi wanted to spread the knowledge gained from his Master all over the world.
Hence, he started public teachings of the transcendental meditation technique and commenced a world tour to popularize it.
In 1955 Maharishi Mahesh Yogi began offering to the world the quintessence of this timeless wisdom by starting the Spiritual Regeneration Movement in Madras, India. He founded the simple, natural technique of Transcendental Meditation, which allows anyone to experience and utilize the source of infinite intelligence and creativity within – the field of pure consciousness. This effortless and systematic technique had been lost to human life until brought to us by Maharishi, inspired by his own teacher.