Transcendental Meditation

Transcendental Meditation, or TM, refers to techniques of meditation developed by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, who founded the Spiritual Regeneration movement in Madras (now Chennai), India, in 1957, following the death of Swami Brahmananda Saraswati in 1953, for whom he served as secretary for many years. The technique involves a series of instructional steps taken under the guidance of a teacher, after which the student is assigned a mantra and then works on perfecting the meditation technique through regular daily practice. Some well-known people have been associated with TM over the years. Members of the Beatles were involved for many years and were perhaps the best known practitioners of the techniques and the TM movement in general. David Lynch, the well-known film director, has been a ...

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