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10 Things Every Meditator Should Know

A TM Primer and Quiz

When’s the best time to meditate? What’s the best position to sit in for TM practice? Is it possible to meditate even in a noisy place? What if I get sleepy? Why is the TM technique so easy compared to other techniques? What support is there after I take the course? I started TM to reduce stress—what’s the deal with “enlightenment”? Find Answers & Take the Quiz ►

Individual & Society

March 6, 2022

The Ukraine Crisis and the Power of Collective Consciousness: How We Can All Play a Role in Easing Global Tensions and Creating Lasting Peace | 1:00:18

National leaders of the TM program discuss the principle of collective consciousness and how defusing regional and global tensions is the first step toward lasting peace. Studies have shown that TM practice in large groups can alleviate societal stress and reduce conflict and violence through a “field effect” in collective consciousness.

Better Health

February 27, 2022

Saving Our Frontline Healthcare Professionals (Part 1) | 51:51

Nurses from hospitals around the country discuss the impact of learning and practicing the TM technique during the COVID pandemic. They talk about the vital role daily TM practice has played for those on the front lines of this extended healthcare crisis. Host Mario Orsatti interviews this dynamic panel of healthcare professionals.

Maharishi

February 20, 2022

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi on the Key to Maximum Success and Fulfillment | 55:30

TM Founder Maharishi Mahesh Yogi explains that human beings can experience both silence and dynamic activity at the same time, and activity supported by infinite silence has maximum success. Lea Cho, an accomplished musician and Director of Programs and Special Projects at the David Lynch Foundation, joins host Mario Orsatti to discuss this talk.

Individual & Society

February 13, 2022

The Importance of Individual Development in International Development | 57:29

Oren Whyche‑Shaw, President Joseph Biden’s nominee for U.S. Director of the African Development Bank, discusses her career in international development and growing efforts to bring resources to the African continent. She also talks about the importance of her TM practice for her work and personal life.

Maharishi

February 6, 2022

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi on the Mechanics of Success | 53:04

TM Founder Maharishi Mahesh Yogi discusses how to achieve success by enlivening all the laws of nature in our consciousness, and answers questions on the nature of success and competition. Lea Cho, an accomplished musician and Director of Programs and Special Projects at the David Lynch Foundation, joins host Mario Orsatti to discuss this talk.

The Arts

January 30, 2022

An Amazing Life | 53:42

Roy Eaton talks about his 85 years playing and creating music as a concert pianist and a composer for leading advertising agencies in New York City. He discusses how his TM practice has helped him through periods of extreme stress in his life, and shares a selection from one of his albums titled The Meditative Chopin.

Science & Research

January 24, 2017

A Scientist’s Quest for Enlightenment

Renowned researcher Dr. David Orme-Johnson shares his personal journey toward uncovering the science of higher states of consciousness, from an experience of transcendence as a child, to his discovery of the first scientific hints of Cosmic Consciousness in the autonomic stability of TM meditators.

Better Health

August 1, 2019

The Benefits of Regular, Twice-Daily Meditation

Find out what the research says in this self-paced slide show.

Vedic Knowledge

August 2, 2018

What’s Your Mind-Body Type?

Take a quick quiz to find out. Then get easy dietary and lifestyle tips from Ayurvedic expert Dr. Nancy Lonsdorf.

Books

March 5, 2018

7 Ways to Help Your Kids Be Happy and Successful—Now and for Life | 3:31

A revolutionary approach to raising resilient, purpose-driven kids, by neuropsychologist William Stixrud and test-prep expert Ned Johnson. Think of yourself as your child’s consultant, not her boss. Help your kid problem solve, rather than trying to fix it for him. Encourage “radical downtime” with TM and sleep. Be a “nonanxious presence.”

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August 2, 2016

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Maharishi

June 5, 2018

How Does the Mind Transcend? | 10:39

Maharishi explains why TM is effortless: “The mind always flows to a field of greater happiness. The transcendental field is the experience of bliss.”

Creativity & the Arts

August 1, 2019

Bill Hader on SNL, Anxiety, and His TM Practice | 5:24

The Emmy-winning comedian and Barry co-creator and star talks about how he overcame his panic attacks and freed up his creativity, in an on-stage interview at David Lynch’s Festival of Disruption.

Videos

August 1, 2019

How Tom Hanks Beats the Afternoon Crash | 0:59

Tom Hanks recounts how Jerry Seinfeld introduced him to the TM technique—and how it boosted his productivity.

Videos

August 1, 2019

The Small Town That Radiates Peace and Creativity | 7:56

What happens in a community with 3,000 TM meditators? Find out in this delightful video.

Better Health

June 29, 2019

David Lynch and Russell Brand on Transcendence, Recovery, Yogic Flying®, Blue Velvet, World Peace, and More | 58:26

Enjoy this free-wheeling, one-of-a-kind conversation of creative hearts, minds, and spirits, on behalf of the David Lynch FoundationSM and Friendly House in Los Angeles.

Better Health

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, the compelling research on heart health and risk factors by Robert Schneider, M.D., F.A.C.C., funded by the National Institutes of Health, suggests a viable solution.

David Lynch Foundation

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.

“If we expose our system to this profound rest every day at the same time, then the cycle of rest and activity and freshness gets established. All effort should be made to be regular in meditation.” —Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

TM Talks

TM for the Whole Family | 50:37

Maharishi

The Time-Tested Formula to Develop Cosmic Consciousness—Rest and Activity | 16:31

Vedic Knowledge

7 Self-Care Tips for Your Mind-Body Type

Vedic Knowledge

Music to Create Balance in Nature and Harmony in the World

Enlightenment Series

What Is the First Step to Realizing Higher States of Human Evolution?

Enlightenment Series

Cosmic Consciousness—Living the Fullness of Inner Silence and Bliss 24 Hours a Day

Enlightenment Series

Glorified Cosmic Consciousness—When Creation Glows with Beauty, Bliss, and Love

Enlightenment Series

The Ultimate Stage of Personal Growth: Supreme Enlightenment in Unity Consciousness

My Story

Why Didn’t I Do This 20 Years Ago?

“After just a few days of practicing TM, I noticed I was sleeping better, gaining greater insight into my studies, and felt calmer, less anxious, and more cheerful. I was filled with love for life, and just more relaxed,” writes Edward Nydle.
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