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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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Transcendental Meditation is described as an effortless, automatic self-transcending technique that employs the use of a mantra (sound) to produce a physiological state of "restful alertness" (Travis & Shear, 2010; Travis, Tecce, Arenander, & Wallace, 2002; Dillbeck & Bronson, 1981).
"My memory was better, my sleep was better and I was less at unease after adopting the transcendental meditation", he writes.
Lynne embarking on a little transcendental meditation
In the decades since transcendental meditation was presented to the West, there have been a variety of other meditation and mindfulness techniques offered for the alleviation of PTSD symptoms.
Proceeds from the event will aid the foundation's MEDITATE NEW YORK initiative, which provides transcendental meditation training to 10,000 at-risk New Yorkers for free.
In his newly released (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1592408656/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=1592408656&linkCode=as2&tag=examinerco040-20&linkId=FGBY7B3TR7VNXK4I) book , Simmons discussed how Transcendental Meditation has helped balance his life.
Transcendental Meditation in America: How a New Age Movement Remade a Small Town in Iowa covers the past, present and future of transcendental meditation in this country, although it provides a narrowed focus on an Iowa small town and tells how two thousand followers of the 1960s icon Maharishi Mahesh Yogi moved to tiny Fairfield and set up a university and a school for other ages, allowing followers to immerse themselves in TM from toddlerhood through adulthood.
"People who want to excel in any field should consider learning Transcendental Meditation," Travis suggested.
The aim of this study was to investigate the Effects of Muslim Praying Meditation (MPM) and Transcendental Meditation (TM) Program on Mindfulness among the University of Nizwa students.
After successfully kicking drink and drugs, he got into transcendental meditation and practises it for 20 minutes twice a day.
3 -- Should not credit for experiencing pure bliss be given more to a man's intense craving for pure bliss and pure consciousness than Transcendental Meditation?
That all changed in 1973, when the future filmmaker discovered Transcendental Meditation (TM), which he believes allowed him to quiet--and, at the same time, unleash--his considerable inner creative forces.

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