Meditation

Human Suffering and Stress: How can Transcendental Meditation Help?

by Mario Orsatti February 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

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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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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 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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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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Can TM Save Medicare from bankruptcy?

by admin July 19, 2012

Medical researcher Robert Herron thinks the answer to the current health care crisis is something as simple and foundational as Transcendental Meditation.
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TM in San Francisco Schools Improves Learning and Behavior

by Arielle Feldman June 5, 2012

This video is inspiring. The superintendent of San Francisco’s schools, along with school principals, teachers and students talk about the remarkable changes being experienced in the schools that have instituted the Quiet Time/Transcendental Meditation program. Read more

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“Meditating Moms: A Silent Revolution” – Huffington Post

by admin May 28, 2012

Who has to have more patience, energy and multitasking talents than your average modern mom? A recent Huffington Post article discusses the challenges mom’s face and why more and more mothers are learning the TM technique. Read more

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Oprah’s Next Chapter: Meditation — In ‘America’s Most Unusual Town’

by admin March 26, 2012

Jeanne Ball reports in the Huffington Post on Oprah Winfrey’s recent television special about her visit to the national center for Transcendental Meditation program in Fairfield, Iowa. Read more

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Combating poverty and exceeding expectations: LA school students benefit from TM

by Mario Orsatti February 2, 2012
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According to a recent report by America’s Promise Alliance, only about half of the students served by public school systems in the nation’s largest cities receive diplomas. Seventeen of the nation’s 50 largest cities had high school graduation rates lower than 50 percent. 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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“The Joy of Quiet” — New York Times

by Gary Kaplan January 17, 2012

A wonderful article by Pico Iyer in the New York Times—“The Joy of Quiet”—speaks to the importance and enjoyment of ‘quiet time’, a time apart from the frenetic world, including the Internet. Taking time out for rest or recreation is nothing new. Yet, recently more and more of us… Read more

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Meditating Entrepreneurs Take Over iPhone Life Magazine

by Livia Cole January 4, 2012
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Three twentysomething entrepreneurs in Fairfield, Iowa, home of Maharishi University of Management, have recently purchased iPhone Life magazine 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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Thousands of Buddhist Monks in Asia Learn Transcendental Meditation

by Bob Roth October 31, 2011

More than 3,000 Buddhist monks in 100 monasteries throughout Southeast Asia have learned the Transcendental Meditation technique, as a result of the work by a revered Japanese Buddhist monk, Reverend Koji Oshima, who is a longtime TM practitioner and certified TM teacher. According to Rev. Oshima, the Buddhist monks appreciate the… Read more

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“Half of all Americans will suffer from mental health woes” –CDC Report

by Gary Kaplan October 19, 2011
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As important as our physical health is, our mental health is even more important. It colors our perception of our health and our environment. It has been said: “The world is as we are,” and if we are caught in the depths of depression or overwhelmed by anxiety, it is as if our entire world… Read More

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New study: TM Reduces Health Care Costs by 28%

by Ken Chawkin October 10, 2011
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For the average American family of four, the total cost of health care each year is now a whopping $19,393—more than double what it was nine years ago… Read More

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PTSD & The Brain: How TM can help

by Gary Kaplan August 16, 2011
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Now more than ever we are aware of the impact of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on veterans returning from the front lines of wars in the middle east… Read more

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“MEDITATION NATION: How Transcendental Meditation returned as the new status symbol” –Details magazine

by Mario Orsatti July 25, 2011
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“Movers and shakers are again embracing that seventies mainstay Transcendental Meditation,” according to national magazine DETAILS in its September…Read more

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New research finds that college students reduce stress, anxiety, and “perfectionistic thinking” through TM

by Mario Orsatti July 5, 2011
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The simple, easily-learned Transcendental Meditation technique reduced stress levels, trait anxiety, depression, and “perfectionistic thinking” among 43 college students participating in a two-semester study at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, which was published in the Journal of College Student Psychotherapy. Read more

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