With millions of Americans practicing some form of yoga and/or meditation, research is advancing on the ultimate goal of these practices — transcendence.
This new article, Transcendental experiences during meditation practice, provides insights into research on individuals experiencing higher states of consciousness. Read more

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“Scientific Research on the Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi Program: Collected Papers, Volume 7” is about to be released. It provides a wonderful resource for those investigating the ever-growing evidence of benefits results from the daily practice of the Transcendental Meditation technique.” Read more


Thought you’d enjoy this recent blog by Madison Stephens, a New York-based fashion blogger who talks about her personal experience with Transcendental Meditation. Read more


The following appeared on September 30th on Maria Shriver’s website in a section devoted to “Architects of Change.” It was written by Bob Roth, the Executive Director of the David Lynch Foundation for Consciousness-Based Education and World Peace. Read more

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The following is the second part of an interview with Fred Travis, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Brain, Consciousness, and Cognition at Maharishi University of Management. Read more


Dr. Travis is the author of more than 50 research papers that investigate the relation between brain wave patterns, conscious processes, states of consciousness, and meditation practice. He regularly teaches undergraduate and graduate courses, gives seminars, and speaks at conferences around the world on brain development. Read more


On Tuesday, October 8, at the Paley Center for Media in New York City, a standing-room-only crowd of 350 professionals gathered to hear ten women leaders in business, media, education and social services discuss the impact of their Transcendental Meditation practice for reducing stress and stress-related disorders while improving health, creativity and performance. Read more


The Transcendental Meditation technique is being increasingly recognized as a means to help people recover from the intense stress that results from the experience of trauma. In his recent book, True North, Tom North recounts his story of survival and recovery from a life of child abuse and domestic violence, and writes about the vital role that the TM technique played in his recovery. Read more


“Transcendental Meditation: Topping The Bestseller List Since 1975”

by admin January 1, 2013

When I saw that a book about Transcendental Meditation (TM), written by a scientist, had landed on the New York Times bestseller list, my reaction was to quote the great Yogi of Berra: “It’s déjà vu all over again.” Read more

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Can TM Save Medicare from bankruptcy?

by admin July 19, 2012

Medical researcher Robert Herron thinks the answer to the current health care crisis is something as simple and foundational as Transcendental Meditation.
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“One of the 12 Great Places You Have Never Been” – Mother Earth News

by admin June 8, 2012

In the video below, CBS News reports on one of the most remarkable small towns in America–one that Mother Earth Newshas named “One of the 12 great places you have never been.” At the center of this Iowa town’s life is the award-winning Maharishi School and Maharishi University of Management… Read more

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“Meditating Moms: A Silent Revolution” – Huffington Post

by admin May 28, 2012

Who has to have more patience, energy and multitasking talents than your average modern mom? A recent Huffington Post article discusses the challenges mom’s face and why more and more mothers are learning the TM technique. Read more

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“14 Executives Who Swear By Meditation”

by admin May 15, 2012

A growing number of business executives are turning to the Transcendental Meditation program to increase alertness, eliminate stress and fatigue, and enhance their creativity, according to a new article in the May 9 issue of Business Insider. Read more

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Women, Violence and Meditation: Transcending Traumatic Stress

by admin April 11, 2012

Jeanne Ball reports in the Huffington Post about a recent national conference, entitled “Women, Violence and Meditation,” hosted by the David Lynch Foundation’s “Operation Warrior Wellness.” Read more

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Oprah’s Next Chapter: Meditation — In ‘America’s Most Unusual Town’

by admin March 26, 2012

Jeanne Ball reports in the Huffington Post on Oprah Winfrey’s recent television special about her visit to the national center for Transcendental Meditation program in Fairfield, Iowa. Read more

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Conference on Yoga and Naturopathy Focuses on TM and Science

by admin March 16, 2012

The largest international congress on yoga in contemporary society held in February in Bangalore, India, featured a plenary presentation by Robert Schneider, MD, FACC, Director, Institute for Natural Medicine & Prevention at Maharishi University in Fairfield, Iowa. Dr. Schneider… Read more

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Native Americans combating diabetes with Transcendental Meditation

by admin March 9, 2012

Transcendental Meditation is now being used to combat the high rates of type 2 diabetes among Native peoples. Ahmed Mohammed, medical director at the Winnebago Indian Hospital in Nebraska, estimates that up to 66 percent of the Winnebago served by the facility are either type 2 diabetic or pre-diabetic. Read more

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Five Things You Should Know About Stress

by admin March 2, 2012

William Stixrud, Ph.D., is a clinical neuropsychologist and director of William Stixrud & Associates in Silver Spring, Maryland, a group practice specializing in learning, attention, and emotional disorders. Dr. Stixrud is an adjunct faculty member at the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, Read more

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A cardiologist’s experience with Transcendental Meditation

by admin February 24, 2012

Dr. César Molina learned the Transcendental Meditation technique during his senior year in high school in Puerto Rico in 1972. He says that his 39 years of TM experience has been “enlightening.” “As a high school student I had done some reading on self-actualization. Although I didn’t exactly know what self-actualization really meant… Read more

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Maharishi speaks on “living unbounded awareness in daily life”

by admin February 8, 2012
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The following talk is from “A Promise for the Family of Man”—a lecture given by Maharishi at Jones Hall, Houston, Texas, in 1972. Read more

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