In this 1973 talk, recorded in Hertenstein, Switzerland, TM Founder Maharishi Mahesh Yogi explains that human beings are able to experience both silence and dynamic activity at the same time, and when our activity has the support of infinite silence, it has maximum success. Maharishi discusses how the daily practice of the TM technique, followed by action throughout the day, is the procedure that eventually transforms every activity to be a wave of fulfillment—the expression of the full value of life.
Lea Cho, Director of Programs and Special Projects at the David Lynch Foundation (DLF), joins TM Talks host Mario Orsatti, Senior Teacher of the DLF Center for Health and Wellness, to discuss Maharishi’s talk.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi explains that human beings are able to experience both silence and dynamic activity at the same time, and when our activity has the support of infinite silence, it has maximum success.
Maharishi brought the Transcendental Meditation program from India to the West in 1959. Since then, more than 10 million people of all ages, cultures, and religions have learned the TM technique. In 1963, Maharishi published his seminal book, Science of Being and Art of Living, which was translated into 15 languages. His second book, published in 1967, was Maharishi Mahesh Yogi on the Bhagavad-Gita: A New Translation and Commentary. He wrote many more books and circled the world numerous times, speaking with world leaders and lecturing widely.
Maharishi also inspired a scientific quest for enlightenment. Over 700 published studies on the TM technique have demonstrated its far-reaching benefits—better health and longer life, greater intelligence and creativity, more fulfilling relationships and work success, reduced societal stress, and effortless creation of peace.
Ms. Cho is an accomplished musician and pianist. At age 11, she debuted at Carnegie Hall and has since performed at the Lincoln Center in New York City, the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia, the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas, the PICA Time-Based Arts Festival in Portland, Oregon, the Museo MARCO in Spain, and the Museu do Chiado in Portugal. Ms. Cho has also released five albums of original music on international record labels; toured extensively throughout North America, Europe, the UK, South America, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand; and licensed compositions for independent film and multimedia performance art.
After learning the TM technique in 2014 and experiencing profound benefits throughout her personal and professional life, Ms. Cho was inspired to become a Certified TM Teacher. Since then she has had the honor of teaching the technique to corporate leaders, military personnel, government workers, and survivors of trauma, through the David Lynch Foundation.
This TM Talks aired on February 20, 2022.
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