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Transcendental Meditation

A trademark for a technique of meditation derived from Hindu traditions that promotes deep relaxation through the use of a mantra.

Transcendental Meditation

n
(Alternative Belief Systems) trademark US a technique, based on Hindu traditions, for relaxing and refreshing the mind and body through the silent repetition of a mantra. Disseminated by an international organization founded by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (1917–2008), an Indian-born guru. Abbreviation: TM

transcenden′tal medita′tion


n.
a technique, based on Hindu practices, for seeking serenity through regular meditation centered upon the repetition of a mantra. Abbr.: TM
[1965–70]

transcendental meditation

A form of meditation in which a mantra is used.
Translations

transcendental meditation

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8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Iconic filmmaker David Lynch will announce this September 11 a $500,000 matching grant to be used to teach the Transcendental Meditation technique to 10,000 veterans with post-traumatic stress (PTS) and their families.
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Not surprisingly, this will be achieved through "daily practice of the Transcendental Meditation program and related technologies of consciousness.
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NEW YORK * More than 40 years after they traveled to India to study transcendental meditation, Paul McCartney and Ringo Start will reunite for the cause.
The embalmed body of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the Indian mystic and Beatles' guru who helped bring transcendental meditation to the West, was cremated yesterday on a huge pyre of sandalwood by India's holiest river.
Transcendental Meditation (TM) has been the subject of more than 500 research studies in more than 30 years.

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