In coordination with national and provincial governments and non-governmental organizations, teachers of Transcendental Meditation are bringing relief to the Armenian people after years of regional conflict. Greg Monokian and Rouzanna Vardanyan discuss the experience of helping a country recover from the trauma of war through the TM program.
Greg Monokian is a widely published bio-medical researcher who has worked at the Johns Hopkins Molecular Biology Department, Philadelphia Children’s Hospital, and Merck’s Natural Products Division. He is currently a Help Desk Trainer for medical software at Billing Precision, and helped set up a programming subsidiary of the company in Armenia. He was the undergraduate Valedictorian when he received his B.A. from Maharishi International University (MIU) in Fairfield, Iowa, where he also earned his M.S. in physiology. He is a certified teacher of the Transcendental Meditation program as well.
Rouzanna Vardanyan is the Head Librarian at MIU. She has two master’s degrees in computer science, an M.A. in journalism, and an L.L.M. degree in international law. In Armenia, she worked as a journalist at the Cardio Surgery Research Center in Yerevan, and on international projects led by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID); Oxfam, a global organization working to end the injustice of poverty; the United Nations Department of Public Information (UNDPI); and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). She is also a certified teacher of the TM program.
Greg Monokian and Rouzanna Vardanyan discuss the experience of helping a country recover from the trauma of war through the TM program.
Mario Orsatti, the host of TM Talks and Senior Teacher of the Center for Health and Wellness, a division of the David Lynch Foundation, interviewed Rouzanna Vardanyan and Greg Monokian on August 29, 2021.
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