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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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Women are increasingly playing key roles in the military. According to a recent Congressional Research Service report on: Women in Combat, over the past decade more women have become involved in combat operations. Since September 2001, almost 300,000 female service members have been deployed for contingency operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Read more

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The Huffington Post reported this week that Ms. Walters spoke about her experience with Transcendental Meditation during a recent appearance on ABC’s The View. Read more

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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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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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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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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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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

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“O” highlights Oprah’s experience with TM

by Sam Katz January 23, 2012
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In Oprah Winfrey’s most recent “What I Know for Sure” column in the February 2012 issue of O Magazine, she talks about her experiences with the Transcendental Meditation program and her visit to Fairfield, Iowa, the home of… Read more

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Oprah Winfrey talks TM with Dr. Mehmet Oz

by Mario Orsatti December 8, 2011

On December 7, 2011, Oprah Winfrey was featured in a candid, one-on-one interview with Dr. Mehmet Oz as part of his nationally televised “The Dr. Oz Show.” During the interview, she discussed her life after the “Oprah Show,” and her aspirations for the future—including the very positive impact of her practice… Read more

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An Interview with Lawrence Eyre, “National Tennis Coach of the Year”

by Christine Albers November 7, 2011
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Eleven-year-old Lawrence Eyre loved tennis from the first moment he set foot on court. He learned to play in the public parks of Moline, Illinois, and in high school he became the Quad-Cities singles and doubles champion. At Yale University he varsity lettered his freshman year… Read more

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“Maharishi, What is the Settled State of Mind—is it ‘Transcendence’?”

by Bob Roth August 30, 2011
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Can you offer us more understanding of the “settled state” of mind? Why is it so important?

Maharishi: The settled state is where we find the principle of least action, through which natural law operates. It is important because it is the fundamental level of life. Read more

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Clint Eastwood: TM is a Great Tool to Overcome Stress

by Mario Orsatti August 9, 2011
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Iconic actor, director, composer, filmmaker Clint Eastwood has been dedicated to his daily practice of the Transcendental Meditation technique for more than 40 years. Read more

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Adam, Asperger’s Syndrome, and the Transcendental Meditation Program

by Mario Orsatti August 1, 2011
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Asperger’s is often referred to as “high-functioning autism.” Asperger syndrome (AS) is a developmental disorder, associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), one of a distinct group of neurological conditions characterized by… Read more

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Martin Scorsese on his TM practice: “It’s made a difference”

by Mario Orsatti July 7, 2011

Martin Scorsese is one of the cinema’s most acclaimed directors. Born in New York City in 1942, he was a quiet child with a strong case of asthma, and spent much of his young life alone watching movies. After high school he spent a year in a Catholic seminary preparing to become a priest. He later decided…
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Howard Stern and David Letterman discuss TM

by Mario Orsatti February 22, 2011
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Prominent radio talk show host Howard Stern sat down recently with CBS “Late Show” host David Letterman for a long talk about the future of the entertainment industry, politics, and life. In the midst of the chat, David turned the discussion the Transcendental Meditation program. Read more

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D.C. philanthropist brings meditation to at-risk populations

by Mario Orsatti September 3, 2010
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Jeffrey Abramson grew up in a family that placed the highest value in “giving back” to society. His family’s business, the Tower Companies has been for decades one of Washington, D.C.’s most successful real estate development companies, and under Jeffrey’s leadership, has become a national leader in “green building.” Read more

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Paul McCartney remembers his first meditation with Maharishi

by Heather Hartnett April 29, 2010
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In this second part of a historic interview between David Lynch and Paul McCartney, the former member of the Beatles reflected on his first experience with Transcendental Meditation over 40 years ago, when he was taught personally by Maharishi. Read more

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Russell Simmons loves yoga and meditation

by Bob Roth April 10, 2010
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I first met Russell Simmons, entrepreneur, philanthropist, bestselling author (and the media-anointed “godfather” of hip-hop music) about two years ago in his offices in Manhattan’s fashion district. I had recently read an interview in the New York Times in which Russell spoke very forthrightly about his dedication to yoga and meditation. But, he rued the [...]

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David Lynch Interviews Paul McCartney About Transcendental Meditation (Part 1)

by Heather Hartnett April 8, 2010

David Lynch sat down, individually, with Paul and with Ringo for a quiet talk, on camera, about their 40-plus year Transcendental Meditation practice, about their meetings with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, and how Maharishi and meditation have influenced their lives. Read more

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