Consciousness, Creativity and the benefits of
Transcendental Meditation (TM)
Transcendental meditation refers to a specific form of mantra meditation called the Transcendental Meditation technique. The meditation practice involves the use of a mantra and is practiced for 15–20 minutes twice per day while sitting with one’s eyes closed. It is reported to be one of the most widely practiced and among the most widely researched, meditation techniques,with hundreds of published research studies.
This youtube clip is succinct as well as informative. Enjoy!
Studies and Sources
- Ospina MB, Bond K, Karkhaneh M et al. (June 2007). “Meditation practices for health: state of the research”. Evid Rep Technol Assess (Full Rep) (155): 62. PMID 17764203.
- Rosenthal, Norman (2011). Transcendence: Healing and Transformation through Transcendental Meditation. New York: Tarcher/Penguin. p. 14. ISBN 978-1-58542-873-1.
By my latest count, there have been 340 per-reviewed articles published on TM, many of which have appeared in highly respected journals.
- Freeman, Lyn (2009). Mosby’s Complementary & Alternative Medicine: A Research-Based Approach. Mosby Elsevier. p. 176.ISBN 9780323053464.