The Transcendental Meditation technique is an effective way for anyone to relieve stress, gain inner peace and promote mind-body health.
- Easy to learn—effortless to practice
- Takes only 20 minutes, twice a day
- Refreshes mind and body
- Nourishes emotions
- Energizes life
- Learned by more than 5 million people
- Verified by more than 600 scientific studies
According to the American Heart Association, the Transcendental Meditation technique is the only meditation practice that has been shown to lower blood pressure.
The AHA scientific statement* also reported the finding that lower blood pressure through Transcendental Meditation practice is associated with substantially reduced rates of death, heart attack and stroke.
The AHA scientific statement concludes with a recommendation that the Transcendental Meditation technique be considered in treatment plans for all individuals with blood pressure greater than 120/80 mm Hg.
* Brook RD et al., Beyond Medications and Diet: Alternative Approaches to Lowering Blood Pressure. A Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association. Hypertension, 61:00, 2013.
Women and Alcoholism
It was a distinct joy to meet Marty Mann (1904-1980) when she attended a 1972 conference Iâ€™d organized in New York City so that alcohol and drug abuse experts could meet with Maharishi to learn about the application of the TM program in their fields.
Marty was the author of â€śWomen Suffer Tooâ€ť. She was the founder of the National Committee for Education on Alcoholism (now the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence), after having personally experienced the life threatening effects of alcohol addiction; it had reduced her to poverty and caused her to twice try to take her own life. After many years of misery, she found...