What is Transcendental
Transcendental Meditation is a simple, natural, effortless procedure
whereby the mind easily and naturally arrives at the source of
thought, the settled state of mindTranscendental Consciousnesspure
consciousness, self-referral consciousness, which is the source
of all creative processes.
process can be likened to a river which naturally and effortlessly
flows onto the ocean and gains the status of the ocean.
Transcendental Meditation: 20 Minutes Twice a Day
Meditation (TM) is practised for fifteen to twenty minutes in
the morning and evening, while sitting comfortably with the eyes
closed. During this technique the individuals awareness
settles down and experiences a unique state of restful alertness;
as the body becomes deeply relaxed, the mind transcends all mental
activity to experience the simplest form of awarenessTranscendental
Consciousnesswhere consciousness is open to itself. This
is the self-referral state of consciousness.
experience of Transcendental Consciousness develops the individuals
latent creative potential, while dissolving accumulated stress
and fatigue through the deep rest gained during the practice.
This experience enlivens within ones awareness creativity,
dynamism, orderliness, and organizing power, which results in
increasing effectiveness and success in daily life.
Meditation can be easily learned by anyone. People of all levels
of intelligence, belonging to all ages, belonging to all cultures,
religions, and educational backgrounds in countries throughout
the world practise the technique.
Transcendental Meditation Programme is the most direct way for
the fulfilment of the supreme philosophy of life, where the individual
lives life in full enlightenment, and where the individual breathes
life in Cosmic Reality.
the practical aspect of the supreme philosophy of life, Maharishis
Transcendental Meditation is most natural, and as such it is universally
applicable for the well-being of the individual and society as
Meditation renders all aspects of life according to Natural Law.
Its application in the fields of politics, economy, religion,
and culture of every country is so rewarding that it has started
to bring a new wave of excellence to lead the present civilization
to the height of perfection.
What are the Benefits of TM?
benefits of Transcendental Meditation are so many and so great
that it has been our delight to launch a programme of complete
transformation of life on earthHeaven on Earth. How is Transcendental
Meditation able to accomplish this overall enrichment of life?
Transcendental Meditation is the Technology of Consciousness,
which is the most basic element of lifethe home
of all the Laws of Nature, which explains how Transcendental
Meditation unfolds the creative genius of the self-referral
state of intelligencethe home of all the Laws of
Natureand inspires the Laws of Nature to uphold
all thought, speech, and action: support of Natural Law
increases in daily life with regular practice.
it eliminates the most basic cause of all stress and strain.
Everyone lives his life through the cycles of routine
work, whether he is a student, a working adult, or retiredthe
whole population is living life through routine work,
and routine work in daily life does not provide an opportunity
for the full expression of Creative Intelligence.
lack of opportunity to display creativity causes frustration
and becomes the basis of all antisocial behaviour.
Meditation helps the awareness to transcend boundaries
and go beyond the field of limitations; this is how
Transcendental Meditation, providing the opportunity
to create unboundedness, infinity, eternity, satisfies
the inner creativity and inner genius of life by providing
an opportunity for the full expression of Creative Intelligence.
daily opportunity for the individuals awareness
to go beyond boundaries (through Transcendental Meditation)
neutralizes the rigidity caused by the boundaries of
the daily routine.
the marvel of Transcendental Meditation is that both of
these above-mentioned valuesthe blossoming of creativity
and dissolution of stress and strainare achieved
in one stroke.
scientific research studies conducted at 215 universities
and independent research institutions in thirty countries
substantiate the benefits of Maharishis Transcendental
Meditation and TM-Sidhi Programme. These studies have
validated the profound benefits of the Transcendental
Meditation Programme for the individual and for every
area of society, including health, education, business,
industry, rehabilitation, defence, agriculture, and
For a glimpse of the benefits of Transcendental Meditation
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