You’re cordially invited to TM Talks for meditators, a new weekly webinar series on personal development and the growth of higher states of consciousness. These are hosted LIVE every Sunday at 5:00 p.m. Eastern. Stay on for the Group Meditation at 6:00 p.m. Eastern. Connection details below.

TM Talks features interviews with artists, scientists, and doctors who practice the Transcendental Meditation technique, as well as experts in the field of meditation and the development of consciousness. Find a sampling of the first webinars below.

The interviews are conducted by Mario Orsatti, Executive Director of the Center for Health and Wellness, a division of the David Lynch Foundation (DLF).

How to Connect to TM Talks

TM Talks May 3, 2020: Filmmaker David Lynch (l.) is interviewed by Mario Orsatti, DLF Center for Health and Wellness

Click on this link to join: https://zoom.us/j/177174913. (You will be prompted to install Zoom if it isn’t already on your device.) To enter the meeting, type in your email address and name at the prompt.

If you prefer to call in for audio only, dial 929-205-6099 or 253-215-8782, then enter the Meeting ID 177-174-913#.

After the webinar, at 6:00 p.m. Eastern, a 20-minute TM Connect Group Meditation is led by Bob Roth, CEO of the David Lynch Foundation. Learn more about TM Connect ►

Can’t watch the livestream? Visit TM Talks for videos of all the broadcasts, which are posted on the Wednesday after the webinar.

For a schedule of all upcoming online events, including TM Talks, visit EnjoyTM.org/online-events ►

TM Talks features interviews with artists, scientists, and doctors who practice the Transcendental Meditation technique, as well as experts in the field of meditation and the development of consciousness.

Fascinating Conversations with Renowned Speakers

Here’s a sampling of the first webinars in this new series. Click the links for an introduction to the featured speakers and to play the video recordings.

Consciousness, Creativity, and the Artist: An interview with Academy Award–winning filmmaker David Lynch ►

David Lynch is an Academy Award-winning filmmaker, painter, photographer, musician, singer, sound designer, actor, and philanthropist. He is best known for writing and directing films such as The Elephant ManWild at HeartBlue VelvetThe Straight Story, and Mulholland Drive, and has also received awards for his groundbreaking TV series, Twin Peaks. 

In this interview, Lynch discusses how the artist’s state of consciousness plays a role in the creative process and how his own TM practice has influenced his work as a film director and artist. May 3, 2020


Achieving and Maintaining Peak Performance: An interview with multiple Grammy Award–winner Sharon Isbin ►

Sharon Isbin has been called “the preeminent guitarist of our time.” A multiple GRAMMY winner with over 30 best-selling recordings, she has been soloist with 200 orchestras, and performed in Martin Scorsese’s Oscar-winning The Departed and in the White House by invitation of President Obama.

A TM practitioner since she was 17, Isbin discusses how her TM practice has influenced the evolution of her music, performing career, and recordings. April 26, 2020


Brain Integration: Keeping Our Brain Free from the Stress of a Pandemic: A conversation with neuroscientist Dr. Frederick Travis ►

Dr. Frederick Travis, a leading researcher of the effects of meditation on the brain, discusses the importance of creating greater brain integration, the basis for seeing solutions rather than problems. He also explores the research that shows how brain integration grows during TM practice and is higher in successful athletes, managers, and musicians, as well as in people reporting experiences of enlightenment.

Dr. Travis is the Director of the Center for Brain, Consciousness, and Cognition at Maharishi International University. April 19, 2020


The Value of Transcendence During a Time of Crisis: An interview with Dr. Norman Rosenthal ►

Norman Rosenthal, M.D., discusses how times of crisis can offer extraordinary opportunities for growth—for both the individual and society—and how TM practice can be a transformative tool for the development of full human potential or the “Super Mind.”

Dr. Rosenthal is a world-renowned psychiatrist, speaker, and best-selling author, who was the first to describe Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), and is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown University School of Medicine. April 12, 2020