How I Learned TM—by Rabbi Alan Green

by Rabbi Alan Green November 23, 2012

I began my practice of the Transcendental Meditation program on June 12, 1971. It was the last week of the last year of high school for most of my senior class, but not for me. I was bound for summer school, having failed the second semester of U.S. History for the second time. Actually, that was the least of my problems. Read more

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New Study Finds that TM Reduces Death, Heart Attack and Stroke in Heart Patients

by Mario Orsatti November 19, 2012

This week hundreds of articles have appeared in newspapers around the world about the results of a new scientific study published on November 13th in the American Heart Association journal, Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 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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Sage Advice About How to Enjoy a Happier, Fuller Life

by Bob Roth November 8, 2012

“It is natural that one receives what he is in a position to give. The mother gives to the child and, in return, receives from the child; the father gives to the son all his love, wealth, strength, and mind, and in return receives his confidence, love, and happiness.
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Great new book: “Transcendental Meditation: The Essential Teachings of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi”

by Mario Orsatti October 30, 2012

Jack Forem, a student at the University of California, first met Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in 1966 when Maharishi lectured on Transcendental Meditation on the Berkeley campus. “I was impressed by Maharishi’s wisdom, practicality, and humor,” Jack recalls. Read more

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A Very Happy Birthday to Ms. Katy Perry

by Linda Mainquist October 25, 2012

Katy Perry says that the Transcendental Meditation program changed her life and, for her October 25 birthday, she is asking her fans to donate to the David Lynch Foundation, a US-based charity that provides full funding for TM instruction for inner-city school kids and veterans suffering from the traumatic stress of combat. Read more

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

by Christine Schrum October 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

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How the TM Technique Can Help Stop Food Addiction — An Interview with Dr. Pam Peeke

by Linda Egenes October 16, 2012

Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, is the New York Times bestselling author of Body-for-Life for Women, Fight Fat after Forty, and Fit to Live. Dr. Peeke is a Pew Scholar in nutrition and metabolism, assistant clinical professor of medicine at the University of Maryland, Fellow of the American College of Physicians, and a nationally recognized expert in nutrition, fitness, and public health. Read more

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The family that meditates together

by Linda Egenes October 8, 2012

It was 30 years ago when a TM poster in an El Paso store window caught the eye of José Gutierrez. “I went to an introductory lecture on the technique, and that was it,” José says. “I found what I was searching for. From the first meditation, I experienced unbelievable energy, and it just kept getting better and better.” 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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An interview with the “father of stress” about TM

by Mario Orsatti September 24, 2012

I came across this mid-1970’s interview with Dr. Hans Selye, the scientist who is considered the founder of the concept of stress in modern medicine. He was recognized as the 20th century’s leading authority on the subject of stress and its impact on human health. 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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New study sheds light on “peak experiences” in world-class performers

by Mario Orsatti August 24, 2012

A prominent Norwegian researcher has published a new study on peak experiences among world-class performers in management, sports, classical music, and a variety of professions, which found that during optimal performance they spontaneously experience “higher states of consciousness.” 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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“Sitting in a Timeless Stillness”

by Craig Pearson, Ph.D. August 17, 2012

The English novelist E.M. Forster called him “the greatest imaginative novelist of our generation.”1 D.H. Lawrence began his working life as a teacher while also writing poems, short stories, and a novel. Publishing his work early, he was able to devote himself full-time to writing. 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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“What’s Enlightenment?” — Q&A with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

by Mario Orsatti August 8, 2012

Q: What’s the goal of Transcendental Meditation?

Maharishi: “The goal of the Transcendental Meditation technique is the state of enlightenment. This means we experience that inner calmness, that quiet state of least excitation, even when we are dynamically busy.” Read more

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