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Celebrating 50 Years of Teaching TM in African American Communities, 1969–2019

From Los Angeles to Ethiopia and across the U.S.

In 1969 a group of African American TM® teachers established a new organization, called Transcendental Meditation Center (TMC), Inc., to bring the TM program to their communities. Their pioneering initiatives in education, health, and rehabilitation laid the groundwork for the successes of the David Lynch FoundationSM today. In celebration of TMC’s 50th Anniversary and Black History Month, here is their remarkable story.  Read more and watch videos ►

Science & Research

February 15, 2019

How the TM Technique Reduces Blood Pressure and Improves Heart Health | 15:12

With nearly half of Americans suffering from some form of heart disease (TIME, Jan. 31, 2019), the compelling research on heart health and risk factors by Robert H. Schneider, M.D., F.A.C.C., funded by the National Institutes of Health, suggests a viable solution.

Science & Research

February 15, 2019

Live Longer, Live Better: World-Class Scientists Explain How | 40:07

Norman Rosenthal, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown University Medical School, and Pamela Peeke, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, share their findings on healthy living with Bob Roth, CEO of the David Lynch FoundationSM.

Business Success

February 15, 2019

Jerry Seinfeld’s Antidote for an Exhausted Life | 0:59

How he does more writing, more performing, more exercise without strain. “I can now do whatever I want. Whatever I want!” says Seinfeld.

Personal Growth

February 15, 2019

Celebrating 50 Years of Teaching TM in African American Communities, 1969–2019

In 1969 a group of African American TM teachers established a new organization to bring the TM program to their communities, called Transcendental Meditation Center (TMC), Inc. Their pioneering initiatives in education, health, and rehabilitation laid the groundwork for the successes of the David Lynch FoundationSM today. In celebration of TMC’s 50th Anniversary and Black History Month, here is their remarkable story.

MUM.edu

February 15, 2019

Global Webcast: Is College Bad for Your Brain?

How an epidemic of stress is overwhelming students—and what you can do about it. An exploration of solutions, with neuroscientists, educators, and psychologists, plus a Q&A with filmmaker David Lynch. A Changemakers Event co-sponsored by Maharishi University of Management and the David Lynch FoundationSM.

Happiness

February 15, 2019

Feels Like Coming Home

“I was home. Peace like I remembered. Bliss like I hadn’t tasted in 15 years. A calm, expansion, fearlessness, and invincibility I had yearned for all my life,” writes Ulrike Selleck.

Enlightenment Series

August 2, 2018

Exploring Science, Consciousness, and the Furthest Reaches of Human Potential | 3:42

Meet the head of the international Transcendental Meditation® (TM®) organizations, Tony Nader, M.D., Ph.D., M.A.R.R., a medical doctor, MIT- and Harvard-trained neuroscientist, and Vedic scholar.

Personal Growth

August 2, 2018

20 Tips for TM Twice a Day

A greatest-hits list of why twice-daily TM practice is important, and how to fit it into your schedule on a regular basis, to maximize your benefits. Share your go-to tips in the Comments section.

Better Health

August 2, 2018

AA Co-Founder Bill Wilson, TM, and the 11th Step | 3:47

“I didn’t fully understand the 11th step until I started TM,” said Bill Wilson, legendary co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, when he learned the TM technique.

Better Health

November 9, 2017

Mind over Aging: 10 Steps to Living a Longer, Healthier, Happier Life | 18:33

Renowned cardiologist and expert in integrative medicine Dr. Robert Schneider distills 10 ancient rejuvenation practices, confirmed by modern science, to help us live longer, healthier, more self-actualized lives.

Personal Growth

August 2, 2018

20 Places to Meditate on the Go

It’s easy to find a spot to close our eyes for TM at home, but what about when we’re away all day or traveling? Here are 20 tried-and-true options, with more tips in the Comments. Share yours too!

Science & Research

August 2, 2018

How Important Is It to Practice TM Regularly? What the Research Tells Us

“Dear Dr. Orme-Johnson, My TM instructor says that meditating twice a day will bring me the greatest benefits, but with work and family, sometimes it’s hard to get in both my TM sessions. How important is it to meditate twice a day, every day?”

Science & Research

February 15, 2019

How the TM Technique Reduces Blood Pressure and Improves Heart Health | 15:12

With nearly half of Americans suffering from some form of heart disease (TIME, Jan. 31, 2019), the compelling research on heart health and risk factors by Robert H. Schneider, M.D., F.A.C.C., funded by the National Institutes of Health, suggests a viable solution.

Business Success

February 15, 2019

Jerry Seinfeld’s Antidote for an Exhausted Life | 0:59

How he does more writing, more performing, more exercise without strain. “I can now do whatever I want. Whatever I want!” says Seinfeld.

Personal Growth

February 15, 2019

Celebrating 50 Years of Teaching TM in African American Communities, 1969–2019

In 1969 a group of African American TM teachers established a new organization to bring the TM program to their communities, called Transcendental Meditation Center (TMC), Inc. Their pioneering initiatives in education, health, and rehabilitation laid the groundwork for the successes of the David Lynch FoundationSM today. In celebration of TMC’s 50th Anniversary and Black History Month, here is their remarkable story.

EnjoyTM.org

February 15, 2019

Deepen Your Inner Experience and Accelerate Your Growth toward Higher States of Consciousness

Ready for more? Regular TM® practice allows us to transcend the thinking process, while Advanced Techniques of the TM program culture the experience of more subtle levels of thought, enhancing our actions and fulfillment in life.

Maharishi

January 12, 2019

A New Year’s Resolution to Help You Achieve All Your Resolutions | 6:44

“During meditation, we enliven that level of life which is the basis of all activity in the world. It’s by enlivening that basis of all life that we get the support of nature everywhere.” —Maharishi

Helping Others

January 12, 2019

From the Bronx to Bali, TM Is Transforming Kids’ Lives | 2:57

Enjoy their stories in this heart-warming video. “Before, while studying, I used to get distracted very frequently. But now I am very concentrated, and my health is also improved,” says a young girl from the West Bank.

TM in the News

October 13, 2018

TM® Featured in Global Wellness Summit Keynote by Bob Roth

“There’s so much momentum for TM right now because of the rising need for what this tangible skill can accomplish: stress-reduction, mental focus, and greater resilience,” noted Susie Ellis, GWS chairman and CEO. “It’s the quickest way to reduce stress that I’ve ever experienced.”

TM in the News

March 5, 2018

New York Times Instant Bestseller Strength in Stillness Takes Media by Storm!

Bob Roth’s Strength in Stillness: The Power of Transcendental Meditation rocketed to the New York Times and Amazon Bestseller lists within two weeks! In replays and articles, see how this new TM book is captivating the media.

TM in the News

July 26, 2017

Wall Street Journal: Transcendental Meditation for Everyone

From WSJ to Parade, from People to Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, the power of the TM technique to change lives is a popular topic in the media.

TM in the News

January 5, 2017

Chicago Tribune: Can TM Help Curb Youth Violence? | 4:33

The front page of the Tribune offers hopeful news: The University of Chicago Crime Lab has joined forces with the David Lynch FoundationSM to transform lives and research the effects of the TM-based “Quiet Time” program in at-risk schools.

TM in the News

December 1, 2016

The Smithsonian Honors David Lynch for Bringing TM to 500,000 At-Risk Kids

The director received the American Ingenuity Award for reducing stress and violence in under-served schools through the David Lynch FoundationSM, which has been improving children’s lives with the TM-based “Quiet Time” program since 2005.

TM in the News

November 30, 2016

New Research: Effortlessness Is Key to TM Technique | 1:32

Scientists discover brainwave signature of effort-free practice. A study in Brain and Cognition reveals the difference between TM® and other meditative practices—effortlessness is the key.

“With fully developed heart and mind, all relationships will be enjoyed, just because we are able to give maximum of ourselves to others.” —Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

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Maharishi

A New Year’s Resolution to Help You Achieve All Your Resolutions | 6:44

Helping Others

From the Bronx to Bali, TM Is Transforming Kids’ Lives | 2:57

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My Story

Feels Like Coming Home

From shy German girl to teacher, creating global coherence from Fairfield, IA

“I was home. Peace like I remembered. Bliss like I hadn’t tasted in 15 years. A calm, expansion, fearlessness, and invincibility I had yearned for all my life,” writes Ulrike Selleck.   Read her story ►

And a short note by Bruce Merchant, “The Only Thing That Helps Me Through as a Caregiver” ►

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