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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

nmeditazione f trascendentale
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