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My journey to learning Transcendental Meditation by Lauren Vaknine

I first came across the idea of meditation as a lifestyle twelve years ago, when I was eighteen and wheelchair-bound. I’d had juvenile rheumatoid arthritis since the age of two. My amazingly spiritual parents had taken me first to healers, … Continue reading

Advanced TM programmes Available

Dear All Please find some details below of Advanced TM Programmes. Mr and Mrs Pradhan will be offering Advanced Techniques of Transcendental Meditation®, Maharishi® Vedic Vibration Technology (MVVT), the TM-Sidhi Programme®, the TM-Sidhi Refresher Course and TM-Sidhi Programme Checks. London … Continue reading

New Study Shows Effectiveness for Transcendental Meditation in relieving anxiety

A new meta-analysis published today in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine (2013;19(10):1-12)1 found the Transcendental Meditation® technique (TM) has a large effect on reducing trait anxiety for people with high anxiety. Trait anxiety is a measure of how … Continue reading

Some interesting articles on TM in the press

Dear All There have been some very interesting articles in the press lately. I am enclosing links to them below: The Totally Stressed-Out Man’s Guide to Meditation http://www.gq.com/life/health/201309/gq-transcendental-meditation-guide and Financial Times, 6:00pm Monday September 16th, 2013,  Zen and the art … Continue reading

Meditators Meetings at North West London TM Centre

Dear All, Here are the dates for the meditators’ meetings this autumn: Tuesday 17th September Tuesday 8th October Tuesday 26th November All the meetings run from 7.30 to 9.00 in the evening, and from 7.20 or thereabouts we have refreshments … Continue reading

Transcendental Meditation Improves Brain Function in ADHD Students

Finding it hard to concentrate? Got too much on your mind? TM can help. It helps the mind to establish itself in a calmness from which it is easier to be focussed. Even if you have Attention Deficit Disorder TM has … Continue reading

Exams go better with a Sixties mantra in mind – The Times June 12th 2013

Good news for kids with exams and their parents in the The Times today…..the following article was published today under the byline of William Chester: “Exams go better with a Sixties mantra in mind Transcendental Meditation can improve exam results … Continue reading

African refugees find relief from stress; TM study published in academic journal

“Before [Transcendental Meditation] I could not even imagine myself being capable of taking care of my children, of raising them. I used to think I should die and leave them behind. That is why I am so happy about TM. … Continue reading

Government move against herbal remedies!

Just received – email for assistance re Government move against herbal remedies – have the drugs industry been at it again?! Subject: Request for assistance with UK herbalist statutory regulation campaign Importance: High Dear all You may already be aware that … Continue reading

American Heart Association Recommends TM

New report by   American Heart Association informs doctors that Transcendental   Meditation lowers blood pressure A report   from the American Heart Association published on April 22 2013 concluded that   the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique lowers blood pressure, … Continue reading

‘Why go on a Transcendental Meditation weekend retreat?’

Sometimes TM students ask me: ‘Why go on a TM weekend retreat?’ Here is what I say!: Because your meditation is going really well and you’d like to try having an even deeper experience and learning more about the background … Continue reading

Diary date – w/e meditation retreat with Michael and Lesley June 7-9

Dear All Lesley and I are leading a TM weekend retreat in Suffolk on June 7-9. It’s a great opportunity to get rid of a lot of tiredness, deepen your experience of transcending in meditation, and learn more about how … Continue reading

Transcendental Meditation and Bliss

There are perhaps many forms of bliss: Lying all spent and mutually satisfied in your lover’s arms; watching your team score the winning goal; the thrill of touching the Absolute in deep meditation…. Yesterday when playing golf I had a … Continue reading

Transcendental Meditation and watching Tottenham Hotspur.

It is not well known that watching Tottenham Hotspur is a spiritual exercise. Maintaining one’s equanimity despite the ups and downs of your club’s performance would test the detachment of Buddha. As they say, it’s not the disappointment that kills … Continue reading

A Meditator’s Story

I thought you would enjoy Jeremy Strong’s story.  Jeremy started meditating when he discovered he had high blood pressure, but now feels TM gives him so much more than that. Jeremy has published almost 60 books for children during a … Continue reading

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