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It’s the Season of Giving, and the Season of Receiving

12/25/2012

It’s wonderful to have a season dedicated to giving. But of course the whole of our lives needs to have the spirit of giving as a permanent feature. Read more

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Seinfeld, Stephanopoulos talk TM on “Good Morning America”

12/19/2012

Award-winning ABC news anchor and talk show host George Stephanopoulos spoke on the benefits of Transcendental Meditation with comic great Jerry Seinfeld and David Lynch Foundation executive director Bob Roth during the top-rated morning talk show “Good Morning America” last Thursday, December 13. Read more

CNN Discusses TM’s Effect on Veterans with PTSD

11/14/2012

With the rising concern among Americans about the plight of veterans, CNN’s Soledad O’Brien interviewed Russell Simmons and Bob Roth of the David Lynch Foundation about the increasing use of the Transcendental Meditation technique for helping veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Read more

CNN’s Candy Crowley Tells NY Times & Prevention TM is Her Secret for Success

10/22/2012

CNN news anchor Candy Crowley is one of America’s busiest—and most influential—women. She’s CNN’s chief political correspondent, the host of the Sunday morning talk show State of the Union with Candy Crowley… Read more

Update of TM bestseller reveals important new benefits of the technique

09/13/2012

“I simply had to write it.” This is how world-renowned psychiatrist and medical researcher, Norman Rosenthal, M.D., described what drove him to write his New York Times bestseller, Transcendence: Healing and Transformation Through Transcendental Meditation (Tarcher-Penguin, 2011). “TM has done so much good both for my patients and myself,” Dr. Rosenthal said. Read more

Gala in NYC Helps Raise Funds for Veterans and First-responders to Learn TM

08/21/2012

Operation Warrior Wellness (OWW), a division of the David Lynch Foundation dedicated to delivering Transcendental Meditation to our nation’s veterans and military personnel, held a summer gala on Saturday, August 4, at Brooklyn’s historic Fort Hamilton. Read more

“TM saved my life”—Suicidal Afghanistan war veteran who suffered from PTSD

08/02/2012

FAIRFIELD, IOWA Military police sergeants, civilian police officers and SWAT team members are all supposed to be tough. Luke Jensen was all three, so when the stress of combat began eating away at him, he felt so ashaHamed, he wanted to die. Read more

Can TM Save Medicare from bankruptcy?

07/19/2012

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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Seinfeld, Comic Icons Support TM for Vets and At-Risk Youth

07/11/2012

An all-star lineup of comedians honored legendary talent manager and producer George Shapiro with the David Lynch Foundation’s first annual “Lifetime of Bliss Award” during the foundation’s Night of Comedy, which was held in Los Angeles on Saturday, June 30. Read more

TM book bestseller wins 2012 Nautilus Book Award

07/05/2012

The New York Times and Washington Post bestseller Transcendence: Healing and Transformation through Transcendental Meditation has just been named a Nautilus Book Award Silver Winner for 2012. The Nautilus Awards are given out each year to “books that promote spiritual growth, conscious living & positive social change, while at the same time stimulating the imagination… Read more

“Why is there so much interest in TM?” – an historic NBC interview with Maharishi

06/28/2012

In 1973, the legendary NBC news anchor Edwin Newman interviewed Maharishi Mahesh Yogi for the critically-acclaimed program, “Speaking Freely.” Here are excerpted transcripts from that 30-minute show. Read more

New research: TM Decreases Risk of Heart Disease in Teens

06/12/2012

In the midst of growing concerns about teens and obesity, a group of researchers from Georgia Health Sciences University have been focusing on a related issue of importance — teen hypertension. Their research diverged from the typical focus on the role of diet and exercise in curbing high rates of heart disease which is especially prevalent among African American teens… Read more

“One of the 12 Great Places You Have Never Been” – Mother Earth News

06/08/2012

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

TM in San Francisco Schools Improves Learning and Behavior

06/05/2012

This video is inspiring. The superintendent of San Francisco’s schools, along with school principals, teachers and students talk about the remarkable changes being experienced in the schools that have instituted the Quiet Time/Transcendental Meditation program. Read more

Meditation Creativity Peace: A Documentary of David Lynch’s 16-Country Tour

05/30/2012

Last week I attended the British premiere of an inspiring new documentary: Meditation Creativity Peace featuring the film director David Lynch. Presented by David Lynch Foundation UK at the Curzon Mayfair, the documentary – shot by film students and a camera crew from David Lynch Foundation Television over a two-year period…Read more

“Meditating Moms: A Silent Revolution” – Huffington Post

05/28/2012

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

PBS to Air TM Benefit Concert Headlined by Paul McCartney & Ringo Starr

05/18/2012

The historic, star-studded benefit concert featuring a reunion of former Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, which was held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City in April 2009, has now been edited into a 90-minute video and is airing on PBS affiliate stations nationwide during the next two months. Read more

Military Leaders, Medical Researchers Promote TM for Resilience and Health

05/09/2012

More than 130 military and governmental leaders and medical researchers gathered on May 3rd at the Army and Navy Club in Washington, D.C. for a national summit on “Resilience, the Brain and Meditation.” Read more

“TM: Good for Oprah and Start-ups” – Forbes

05/02/2012

Here are excerpts from Peter Cohan’s recent column in Forbes about the Transcendental Meditation program and the spiritual entrepreneur. Read more

TM Studied for Promoting Resilience Among Military Leaders

04/26/2012

The military allocates untold monies and resources to treating post-combat stress. Now, for the first time, research is being conducted at the nation’s oldest, private military college, Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont, to determine whether the Transcendental Meditation… Read more

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