Frequently Asked Questions

This page contains a complete listing of the most frequently asked questions about the online course, The Chopra Center’s Primordial Sound Meditation Self-Paced Course.

Q. Why was this online course created?

A. Making Primordial Sound Meditation available online will expand access to the Chopra Center’s foundational meditation teachings and allow more people in areas all over the world to experience the benefits of meditation.

Q. Who should take this course?

A. The course will benefit anyone who wants to reduce stress, sleep better, create greater health, and discover who they really are. Whether you’re new to meditation or you’ve tried but are struggling to make it a habit, this course will help you establish a daily meditation practice and experience the profound benefits of meditation in your life.

Q. What will I get out of it?

A. The course will guide you step-by-step to create a personal daily meditation practice that will give you immediate and long-term benefits for your physical health, emotional well-being, and every other aspect of your life.

  • On the physical level, meditation quiets the body, releases stress, improves cardiovascular function, modulates the immune system, and enhances self-repair mechanisms. There are thousands of studies that validate the physical benefits of meditation.
  • On the mental level, meditation enhances emotional well-being and is associated with a restfully alert mind. Research shows that meditation helps reduce anxiety, insomnia, depression, and addictive behavior while increasing feelings of peace and well-being.
  • On the spiritual level, by expanding self-awareness, meditation gives us access to the qualities of our consciousness such as insight, intuition, imagination, creativity, and freedom of choice. It also reveals to us the inseparability of everything in the universe, bringing the essence of oneness back into our lives.

Q. Who can benefit from the online course?

A. Our surveys and research have also shown us that there is a large population of people who prefer to do everything online and are quite separate from those who attend live events. There is very little crossover, which means by offering Primordial Sound Meditation Self-Paced Course online, we will be reaching a whole new audience, expanding our global community and helping to create a more peaceful, healthy, and compassionate world.

Q. How do I sign up for The Chopra Center’s Primordial Sound Meditation Course?

A. Simply click here navigate to the “Register Now” button on the page and you will be taken to an order form. Once you complete this order form, we will send you an email confirmation that you have successfully enrolled for the course. 

Q. How do I access the course?

A. Your Primordial Sound Meditation Self-Paced course will appear on your Chopra Online dashboard at www.chopra-online.com as soon as it is purchased.

If you are a returning Chopra Center online program participant you will log on to www.chopra-online.com with your existing username and password. If you are a new Chopra Center online program participant you will log on with your email address and the temporary password we provide to you.

Q. When can I register for the course?

A. Since this is an on demand course you can register at any time.

Q. I am not very technologically savvy. Can I still do the course?

A. Yes, absolutely! If you can navigate a simple webpage you should have no problem accessing The Chopra Center’s Primordial Sound Meditation Self-Paced Course.

Q. My order is not going through. I need technical assistance.

A. We’re sorry you’re experiencing difficulty. Please contact our team at chopraonlinehelp@chopra.com.

Q. How long will the course be available for me?

A. You will have access to The Chopra Center’s Primordial Sound Meditation Self-Paced Course indefinitely.

Q. What is the format of the online course?

A. This is a six-session video course led by Deepak Chopra, Roger Gabriel, and Sara Harvey. Throughout the course you will be guided in the foundations of Primordial Sound Meditation, receive your personal mantra, and gain all the tools and knowledge you need to establish a consistent meditation practice. The course includes guided meditations, a private journal, and a community forum where you can connect with other course participants. Every session includes a rich collection of resources, including recommended readings, exercises, and inspirational downloads.

Q. How many sessions are there?

A. There are six sessions in The Chopra Center’s Primordial Sound Meditation Course.

Q. When will the sessions be released to me?

A. You can take this course at your own pace. As soon as you finish a session and feel comfortable with its content you can move on to the next one.

Q. What do I need to participate in the course?

A. You need an internet connection to access the course. Since there is streaming video a broadband connection is recommended.

Q. Is there opportunity for participants to interact with a certified Primordial Sound Meditation Instructor at the Center during the course?

A. The course includes a Community Forum where participants can share their experiences and connect with other like-minded meditators in the course.

Q. Is The Chopra Center’s Primordial Sound Meditation Self-Paced Course mobile-friendly?

A. Yes, you may enjoy the full course experience from a desktop, tablet, or mobile device.

Q. Is participation in the Community Forum required?

A. No, participation in the community forum is not required. However, these private discussion forums are designed to help you integrate the course more deeply. We encourage you to ask questions and receive support from others on the same journey.

Q. What is the refund policy?

A. We have a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee on all Chopra Online experiences. You may request a refund within 60 days of your purchase date. If for any reason you are not satisfied with your purchase, please contact us at chopraonlinehelp@chopra.com to request your refund. Please allow up to 30 days to receive a credit.

Q. If eligible, when will I receive my bonus?

A. You will receive an email with details shortly after you purchase the course.

Q. How long is each Primordial Sound Meditation session? How long is the entire course?

A. While everyone will learn and integrate the teachings at his or her own individual pace, it will typically take anywhere from 2-4 hours to complete each session. This includes time spent watching the videos, doing the exercises, reading the supplemental materials,and writing in your journal.

Q. Can I receive continuing education credits for this course? 

A. We do not offer continuing education credits for this course at this time.

Q. Is there a certificate upon completion?

A. This course is for your own enrichment and is not part of a certificate program.