Second Annual “Experience the Self” Course July 27-August 4 at Maharishi University in Fairfield, Iowa

This summer, tap into your inner peace and infinite potential with the "Experience the Self" Course in one of America's most culturally creative towns, and unique university. Enjoy a series of lively presentations by special guest speakers and vibrant musical performances with various bands and artists from around the region.

Fairfield, Iowa (PRWEB) July 14, 2013

This summer, tap into your inner peace and infinite potential with the "Experience the Self" Course in one of America's most culturally creative towns, and unique university. Enjoy a series of lively presentations by special guest speakers and vibrant musical performances with various bands and artists from around the region. Visit the website for more information http://www.experiencetheself.org.

According to organizer Adrienne Schoenfeld, those who attended last summer’s course reported wonderful and transformational experiences — and many are returning this summer with their friends and family.

Guests will have the opportunity to learn the Transcendental Meditation® technique. And those who have already learned the practice will have the opportunity to receive an advanced technique. Other course features will give participants an opportunity to dive deep into Vedic knowledge and practices, enjoy organic cuisine, and explore new sustainable developments on campus and in town. Click here to find out more about the various activities and tours.

A Mostly Music Summer Series, sponsored by The Enlightened Leadership Program, will take place during the 8-day event on the MUM campus in Dalby Hall, Argiro Student Center, July 28 - Aug 3, 2013, 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm. See schedule below and attached poster.

MUM's 2013 Commencement speaker, Iowa Senator Tom Harkin, said Maharishi University offers "the best holistic approach to education and wellness in life at any university anywhere on the globe.” See Sen. Tom Harkin's Commencement Address -- excerpts.

An Enlightened Educators Conference will also take place August 1-2 during the event in collaboration with the David Lynch Foundation. Teachers and administrators who have successfully incorporated the Quiet Time program utilizing the TM® technique, a basic component of Consciousness-Based℠ education, will discuss their experiences with the program. For more information visit http://www.experiencetheself.org/educators.html.

Mostly Music Summer Series and Lecture Schedule

Sunday, July 28: Rick Stanley and Tim Britton
Hailed as “a phenomenon” by Time magazine, Tim Britton is renowned as one of the leading players of the Irish uillean pipes, one of the sweetest and most complex bagpipes. Rick is a Ballad Singer/Songwriter/Harper/Guitarist and a veteran Celtic Bard. A world-class musician who performed with greats like Paul Horn & Steven Stills. Rick has recorded seven albums & most recently his own CelticHarps indie label, which has just released "Once Upon a Dream" called "Most beautiful CD of the year" by Rolling Stone magazine.

Monday, July 29: Dr. Craig Pearson
Flying Throughout Time with Dr Craig Pearson, Executive Vice-President of Maharishi University of Management in Fairfield, Iowa. He holds a PhD in Maharishi Vedic Science from MUM and is the author of two books on the development of full human potential.

Tuesday, July 30: Prudence Farrow Bruns
The “Dear Prudence” story. The meditative muse for the Beatles “Dear Prudence” offers a glimpse into the past with her personal insights and stories of her well publicized time in India with Maharishi and the Beatles.

Wednesday, July 31: Dr. Nancy Lonsdorf
The Top Five Secrets of Healthy Cosmic Relationships, with Nancy Lonsdorf. Named “one of the nation’s most prominent Ayurvedic doctors” by the Chicago Tribune, Nancy Lonsdorf, M.D. is a popular speaker, author and recognized Ayurvedic expert specializing in healthy longevity and women’s health issues.

Thursday, August 1: Dr. Fred Travis
Dr. Frederick Travis, director of the Center for Brain, Consciousness and Cognition at Maharishi University of Management is a world renowned brain scientist and will be exploring the relationship between the mind, physiology, and consciousness.

Friday, August 2: 1st Fridays Art Walk
Enjoy 1st Fridays Art Walk and discover one of the reasons the Smithsonian picked Fairfield, Iowa as one of the most intriguing small towns to enjoy arts and smarts in their April travel issue: The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2013.

Saturday, August 3: All Souls on Deck
All Souls on Deck is a lyric-driven ensemble creating love songs on the art of living a full and conscious life. Equally comfortable in listening rooms, churches, and house concerts or holding court on a large festival stage, All Souls' repertoire of original music and select covers by the likes of Switchfoot, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan & Patti Griffin, welcomes all listeners to the church of “Everything is Love.”

Founded in 1971, Maharishi University of Management (MUM) offers Consciousness-Based℠ Education, a traditional academic curriculum enhanced with self-development programs like the Transcendental Meditation® technique. Students are encouraged to follow a more sustainable routine of study, socializing and rest without the typical college burnout. All aspects of campus life nourish the body and mind, including organic vegetarian meals served fresh daily. Located in Fairfield, Iowa, MUM is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in the arts, sciences, humanities, and business. Visitors Weekends are held throughout the year. For more information, call the Admissions Office at 800-369-6480 or visit http://www.mum.edu.