Advanced Techniques

Thom Knoles discussing advanced meditation with a practitioner


Ready to bring your deepest meditative state into waking life?

Once you’ve experienced the sublime states of meditation – of bliss, oneness, and connection with pure consciousness – it’s time for an advanced meditation technique. Think of the technique, and advanced meditation practices in general, as an acceleration tool toward expanded states of awareness and for integrating bliss in your everyday life. Whether you need help with advanced breathing techniques for meditation, or need to add something else to your practice, Thom’s advanced meditation program is perfect for you.

A group of practitioners learning advanced meditation from Thom Knoles


The Advanced Technique is customized by Thom for each meditator based on their needs and state of consciousness.

1—Meditate regularly for one year

After one year of practicing Vedic Meditation, you are eligible to receive an advanced technique.

2—Attend In-Person Course

Attend the first day of a Learn to Meditate course and receive an Advanced Technique from Thom.

3—Follow-Up with

Return to one additional day of the course to receive coaching on the use of your technique.

The course fee

Group Initiation: $800

Group initiations take place on retreat and during a Learn to Meditate course.

Private Initiation: $1,600

Private advanced meditation technique training and advanced meditation course can be arranged on retreat or during one of Thom’s teaching tours.

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