Can Transcendental Meditation Help Military Rape Victims?

by Linda Mainquist February 4, 2013

In a recent series in the Huffington Post, advocates of those who have become victims of sexual assault in the military were invited to speak out about how those who have experienced military sexual trauma (MST) can be helped. Read more

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“The Space Between” –TED Conference Explores the Value of Meditation

by Linda Mainquist January 15, 2013

The December, 2012 TEDxWomen conference in Washington, DC included a fascinating talk by Dr. John Hagelin, world-renowned quantum physicist, science and public policy expert, speaking about the value of meditation as a powerful tool for health… Read more

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Seinfeld, Stephanopoulos talk TM on “Good Morning America”

by Mario Orsatti December 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

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U.S. Marines Talk About the Effect of TM on PTSD

by Mario Orsatti December 13, 2012

The statistics are shocking—18 veterans commit suicide each day with almost a third receiving care from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs at the time of their death. Despite measures to increase support for veterans, suicide rates have continued to rise to record levels. Read more

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Documentary Highlights Value of TM for Teenage Girls

by Linda Mainquist December 6, 2012

Bucknell University junior, Dana Farley, started practicing the Transcendental Meditation technique in tenth grade. While attending a David Lynch Foundation event in New York City in 2009, Dana, who had a developed a passion for film making, got the idea to make a documentary on her experience with the TM program… Read more

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TM Becomes Integral Part of Buddhist School in Thailand

by Stephanie Finamore November 27, 2012

Many poor families in Thailand are not able to send their daughters to school. As a result, young girls are too often employed in degrading occupations putting them at risk of abuse, AIDS, exploitation, and addiction. Read more

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CNN Discusses TM’s Effect on Veterans with PTSD

by Mario Orsatti November 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

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New Video—TM projects around the world: Saving lives by helping people overcome traumatic stress

by Mario Orsatti October 2, 2012

More than 250,000 at-risk children and adults who suffer from the devastating effects of acute stress have learned the Transcendental Meditation technique over the past five years through the work of the David Lynch Foundation. Read more

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TM helps cancer treatment center health providers overcome stress

by Bob Roth September 18, 2012

Early in his medical career oncologist Ravi Patel, M.D. treated his cancer patients by the book. But it wasn’t long before he realized that there had to be a better way. Dr. Patel recognized that cancer patients needed more care and attention—both medical and emotional—than most patients. Read more

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Update of TM bestseller reveals important new benefits of the technique

by Mario Orsatti September 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

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“Maharishi, how does TM influence the practice of one’s religion?”

by Bob Roth September 5, 2012

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi discusses how the practice of the Transcendental Meditation technique enhances the practice of an individual’s religion. It’s a message, Maharishi says, that applies to people of all faiths—Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Judaism, Hinduism, Jainism—every religion. Read more

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An interview with Sharon Isbin, Grammy Award-winning classical guitarist and TM meditator

by Linda Egenes August 29, 2012

Sharon Isbin is considered by many music critics to be the leading classical guitarist of our time. Among her many honors, she was named “Best Classical Guitarist” by Guitar Player magazine and is the first guitarist in over 40 years to receive two classical Grammy Awards (2001 and 2010), and the only solo guitarist to win a Grammy in the last 30 years. Read more

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

by Austin Ayer August 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

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Leading Art College Offers TM to Develop Creativity

by Mario Orsatti August 14, 2012

The College for Creative Studies (CCS) in Detroit, Michigan, a recognized leader in art and design education, is also now a leader in ensuring its students have the tools to fuel their own creativity and overcome stress. Read more

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

by Mario Orsatti August 2, 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

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

by Bob Roth July 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

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CNN’s Soledad O’Brien on Healing and Empowering Women Through TM

by Linda Mainquist July 2, 2012

In the video below CNN’s Soledad O’Brien addresses the David Lynch Foundation’s recent forum on “Women, Violence and Meditation – Healing and Empowering Women” held at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in NYC. Read more

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Can Transcendental Meditation help rehabilitate prison inmates?

by Arielle Feldman June 20, 2012

The number of Americans behind bars is staggering—and a horrendous waste of both human and financial resources. According to the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) more than 2 million adults are incarcerated in U.S. Read more

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TM—Helping African War Refugees Overcome PTSD

by Mario Orsatti June 19, 2012

In the past 20 years, 18 African nations have been ravaged by war. Tens of millions of Africans have been victims of violence or witnessed horrific acts of terror—and now suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Read more

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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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