Meditation

In a fun article published in Women’s Health magazine, Caitlin Carlson gives her stamp of approval for learning the Transcendental Meditation technique. And she offers six reasons to learn TM – including better workouts, lower risk of heart disease, improved productivity at work… Read more

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In the Huffington Post article below, Dr. Norman Rosenthal discusses how our society can achieve this kind of happy, energetic, creative business environment. Read more

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The Supreme Awakening is a treasure chest full of jewels. If all you are looking for is a superb anthology of peak spiritual experiences gathered from across time and across the world, then this is truly one of the best ever written. Read more

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Wonderful report this week in the San Francisco Chronicle about the success of the David Lynch Foundation’s initiative to help troubled public schools in San Francisco offer the Transcendental Meditation technique to their students and faculty. Read more

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On January 20th Ringo Starr will receive the “Lifetime of Peace and Love Award” from the David Lynch Foundation. The award will be part of an event taking place at the El Rey Theater in Los Angeles and will include a tribute concert featuring musicians Joe Walsh, Ben Harper, Brendan Benson, Bettye LaVette and Dave Stewart. Read more

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Thought you’d enjoy this recent Style.com interview with creative forces, filmmaker David Lynch and fashion designer Italo Zucchelli. Matthew Schneier’s interview with them focuses on their shared passions: creativity and the Transcendental Meditation technique. Read more

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On a beautiful evening in New York City this past Fall, Liv Tyler and Sean Lennon performed together with Royston Langdon & Spacehog in a live rooftop benefit concert. They helped to raise funds for the David Lynch Foundation’s New York City First Responders’ Initiative. Read more

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Josh is a Partner and Curator at Summit, an events- and community-focused organization that fosters innovation and entrepreneurship. Since 2008, Summit has hosted an annual three-day event called Summit Series, which brings together entrepreneurs, musicians, nonprofit founders, and other multi-disciplinary leaders. Read more

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‘Freedom and Self-Realization’

by Mario Orsatti December 3, 2013

Freedom is one of the more frequently used words in our age. Politicians use it incessantly, and the media is not far behind. But what does it really mean? What is a free man or woman, a free action, a free society? Read more

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Love and Enlightenment

by Linda Mainquist November 8, 2013

Everyone wants love: to be loved, and to be able to give love. From the moment of birth, babies need love to thrive. Research by Megan Gunnar, from the University of Minnesota, shows that babies who are loved in their first six months of life — held often and securely attached to their parents… Read more

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Stress, the Brain, and Student Life:
A Researcher’s Reflections (Part 2)

by admin November 1, 2013

The following is the second part of an interview with Fred Travis, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Brain, Consciousness, and Cognition at Maharishi University of Management. Read more

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New Research on TM and Anxiety

by Mario Orsatti October 11, 2013

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health problem in the United States, affecting 40 million adults (about 18% of the population) and costing more than $42 billion a year. Anxiety is considered a negative mood disturbance that results from failure to predict, control, and obtain desired goals and is associated with dysfunctional cognition, behavior, and physiologic over-activity. Read more

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“The Totally 
Stressed-Out 
Man’s Guide 
to Meditation”

by Mario Orsatti September 30, 2013

“The most successful, innovative men alive do it. Overworked, very, very busy hedge-fund managers swear by it.” So, writer Josh Dean asks, should you close your eyes for 20 minutes twice a day and join in? Will it work even if you’re skeptical?” Read more

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Barbara Walters On Meditation: ‘I Feel Very Centered’

by Mario Orsatti September 18, 2013

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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But TM is so simple — can it take a person to higher states of consciousness?

by Tom Ball August 5, 2013

Can something simple and easy to practice produce the most immediate, holistic and profound effects?
Almost everyone who learns how to practice the Transcendental Meditation technique is surprised just how simple it is. And yet, the TM technique is designed for full awakening of human potential. Read more

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“The basis of peace is bliss” –Maharishi

by Mario Orsatti July 16, 2013

Many people I meet seem to have the idea that meditation is about ‘stilling the mind’—removing all thoughts so that the mind can relax and achieve the goal of inner peace. Read more

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Connecting with the “deep soul” –
Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook

by Craig Pearson, Ph.D. June 13, 2013

Abraham Isaac Kook was one of the greatest figures in 20th century Judaism. Considered a prodigy as a child, Kook (pronounced cook) became a rabbi at the age of 23, serving first in small communities in Latvia and Lithuania. In 1904, when he was 39, he moved to Palestine (prior to the formation of Israel) and established a Jewish academy (yeshiva) in the seaport town of Jaffa. Read more

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David Lynch and Russell Brand Join Forces to Bring TM to 1M at-risk Youth

by Mario Orsatti April 25, 2013

David Lynch and Russell Brand joined forces to help bring the Transcendental Meditation technique to one million at-risk youth during the premiere of “Meditation, Creativity and Peace” at the Billy Wilder Theatre, Hammer Museum, in Los Angeles on Tuesday, April 2. Read more

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Transcendental Meditation Helps Police with Post Traumatic Stress – PTSD

by Mario Orsatti March 4, 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

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“Rapturous Joy Transcending Any Other”

by Craig Pearson, Ph.D. February 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

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