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New Research Shows TM Helps Improve Quality of Life in HIV Patients

04/09/2013

A first-of-its-kind University of Pennsylvania study found that the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique can help improve vitality and other quality-of-life factors in patients with the HIV virus. Read more

“A Symphony of Silence”

04/02/2013

Shortly after graduating with a degree in philosophy, George Ellis got a phone call from the Dean of Fine Arts at Sacramento City College. “I read your application,” the Dean said, “and we cannot find anyone to go to Folsom Prison and teach Philosophy, and you are our last hope.” Read more

Jazz legends Raise Funds to Bring TM to At-risk Children and Adults

03/27/2013

New York City’s Jazz at Lincoln Center to help the David Lynch Foundation raise funds to help bring the stress-reducing Transcendental Meditation technique to police officers and first-responders suffering from post-traumatic stress, families that have experienced domestic violence, and children on the autistic spectrum disorders. Read more

5 New Findings About Stress–And How TM Can Help

03/20/2013

Getting rid of stress so that we can have a calm, creative mind is a good reason to practice the Transcendental Meditation technique each day. Scientists seem to keep giving us even more incentives to meditate. Read more

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Can TM help these children?

03/12/2013

For the first 14 years of his life, Joey Lowenstein couldn’t write or read or speak. He was locked inside himself. Like millions of children who are autistic, Joey struggles to communicate and to fit into the world around him. Read more

Transcendental Meditation Helps Police with Post Traumatic Stress – PTSD

03/04/2013

When Michael Ortiz retired after more than 20 years as a New York State Trooper and undercover DEA agent, his wife Deborah sensed that there was something not right. Michael had trouble sleeping, was hypersensitive to stress… Read more

Meditation Research Conference Held at NY Academy of Sciences

02/26/2013

Meditation researchers from around the country came together to share findings from new studies on a wide range of different meditation traditions, ranging from mindfulness and Zazen to Qi Gong and the Transcendental Meditation technique. Read more

“Rapturous Joy Transcending Any Other”

02/21/2013

We know about the Buddha’s life chiefly through legends, written down several centuries after he lived. Born Siddhartha Gautama in present-day Nepal, he was a prince who lived an opulent life, shielded by his father, King Suddhodana, from the world’s travails. Read more

Human Suffering and Stress: How can Transcendental Meditation Help?

02/16/2013

In this excerpt from a lecture at historic Jones Hall in Houston, Texas in 1972, Maharishi describes the underlying cause of suffering, the mechanics of stress release and the evolution of human consciousness to enlightenment. Read more

“Transcendental Meditation May Help Stressed Vets” –Bloomberg Businessweek

02/12/2013

Every 65 minutes, a U.S. military veteran committed suicide in 2010. That’s according to a comprehensive study released last Friday by the Department of Veteran Affairs, which tracked veteran suicides from 1999 to 2010 (PDF). Read more

Heart Health Webinar: The Benefits of TM Practice in Promoting Cardiovascular Health

02/08/2013

On January 19, healthcare professionals around the country tuned in online to watch Transcendental Meditation, Stress, and Heart Health—a webinar featuring two leading experts on the TM technique’s benefits in preventing and treating cardiovascular disease. Read more

Can Transcendental Meditation Help Military Rape Victims?

02/04/2013

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

Can Transcendental Meditation End School Violence?

01/28/2013

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) youth violence is a public health crisis in the United States. The recent dramatic incidents of school violence is not the only events that are creating fear and trauma for our youth. Read more

Let your Soul Sing: Enlightenment is for Everyone a New Book about TM

01/22/2013

I’ll never forget my first meditation. I felt so still and peaceful, yet I felt a heightened alertness as well. It was probably the longest I had ever sat still—quiet and settled—in my whole life; it was only 20 minutes! Afterwards, I felt a huge weight had been lifted from me. Read more

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

01/15/2013

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

“Evidence Suggests Meditation Should Be Included in Government-Sponsored Health Programs”

01/09/2013

More people still die from cardiovascular disease than any other illness. Dubbed the number one killer and the silent killer, modern medicine has been researching and incorporating complementary and alternative approaches to… Read more

“Transcendental Meditation: Topping The Bestseller List Since 1975”

01/01/2013

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

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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Transcendental Meditation On ABC’s Good Morning America: It’s Like A Cellphone Charger For Your Mind

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.” Read more

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

12/13/2012

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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