British and Brazilian governments support TM in education

Screen-Shot-2013-04-15-at-10.33.29-300x183The British government recently decided to financially support the Maharishi School, a pilot project for TM in education in England. The government has also provided funds to build several new Maharishi schools.

In Brazil, the Ministry of Education has even decided to include Transcendental Meditation as a standard part of the curriculum in all of the country’s 38.000 public schools. About 30 million children there will learn TM in the coming years. Also in Mexico and San Francisco, USA the Departments of Education are now supporting TM in schools.

American Heart Association: TM works!

ahaThe American Heart Association recently published it’s conclusion to doctors that TM has a positive effect on lowering high blood pressure, and doctors may prescribe the technique as clinical treatment for their hypertension patients. No other meditation techniques, including Mindfulness, were recommended, due to a lack of proof that there is sufficient effect. 

วิลเลียม เฮก ได้ปฏิบัติ TM มาแล้ว 30 ปี

ในการให้สัมภาษณ์หนังสือพิมพ์ เดอะไทม์ (17-4-10) รัฐมนตรีว่าการต่างประเทศอังกฤษ วิลเลียม เฮก เปิดเผยว่าเขาได้ปฏิบัติการฝึกจิต TM มานานกว่า 30 ปี เขาบอกว่าเขาสามารถเคลียร์ทุกอย่างเพื่อ 20 นาทีสำหรับการฝึกจิตไดุ้กวันเสมอ จากตารางที่ยุ่งมากของเขาด้วยเหตุผลที่ปฏิบัติจริงได้ก็คือ “มันทำให้ผมสงบลงได้ ช่วยให้ผมปวดหัวน้อยลง และทำให้ผมนอนหลับดีขึ้น”

กวินเน็ธ พัลโทรว์

กวินเน็ธ พัลโทรว์ ได้เรียนการฝึกTM เมื่อไม่นานมานี้ และได้ประกาศลงในเว็ปไซด์ของเธอว่าเธอได้ประกาศขายตู้เก็บเสื้อผ้าของเธอ โดยมีวัตถุประสงค์เพื่อให้การสนับสนุนแก่มูลนิธิเดวิดลินช์เพื่อส่งเสริมให้มีการฝึกTMเพิ่มมากขึ้นในวงการศึกษา

แม้แต่รูเพิร์ต เมอร์ด็อกก็ฝึกTM

Rupert Murdoch

เมื่อไม่นานมานี้ รูเพิร์ต เมอร์ด็อก เจ้าของสื่อยักษ์ใหญ่ หนึ่งในผู้ที่ร่ำรวยที่สุดและมีอิทธิพลมากที่สุดในโลก ได้ทำการทวีตข้อความ “พยายามที่จะเรียนการฝึกจิตTM ทุกๆคนแนะนำเช่นนั้น มันไม่ง่ายที่เริ่มเรียนแต่เมื่อเรียนแล้วจะพัฒนาได้ทุกสิ่ง!”

3000 Buddhist monks learn TM

Many forms of meditation are inspired by Buddhism. But in the east, many experts in Buddhism are practicing Transcendental Meditation. More than 3,000 monks in 100 monasteries in Southeast Asia have learned the TM technique. They enjoy the simplicity and ease of the technique and the profound benefits that it brings.

TM: The secret of success in a Thailand Buddhist school

Thaland-Students-300x199The Dhammajarine e Witthaya Free School is a Buddhist boarding school in Thailand. The school was established to give children of poor families the chance to get a decent education. Some years ago, the school introduced Transcendental Meditation as a part of the curriculum. More than 400 young school children learned the TM technique and have noticed the benefits in their lives. Many of these children have a history of violence or sexual abuse. They tell how TM has helped them to overcome these traumatic experiences. Watch the video.

CNN: Conquering PTSD through TM

cnn storyRecently a report appeared on CNN (watch the CNN video), discussing the effect of Transcendental Meditation on severe traumatic stress. TM turned out to be so effective in treating war veterans to help overcome their traumas, that the American Department of Veterans Affairs just released 2.5 million dollar to support further scientific research on TM. Norwich, the oldest military academy in the US, has now made TM a standard element of its training.

Time Magazine: TM is good for the heart.

On November 14, the online version of Time Magazine published an article about an exceptional study that was done in collaboration with the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH). The study followed 201 cardiac patients over a period of 5 years. The group who learned TM had 48% fewer cases of heart attack, stroke, or death compared to the control group. The more regular the TM practitioners were in their practice, the greater the effect. (For irregular practitioners there was a decrease of 43%, for regular practitioners, there was a decrease of 61%). Read the full Time article

Katy Perry to 25 million fans: Support TM

katyKaty Perry, who, last year, was the first artist to match Michael Jackson’s record of five number one hits from the same album, has sent a tweet on her birthday to more than 25 million fans asking them to support the David Lynch Foundation.

The David Lynch Foundation aims to make the Transcendental Meditation Technique available to those who are most able to benefit from it. Katy is already practicing Transcendental Meditation for two years and she says this is the best thing she has ever done to get more creativity, positive energy and peace in her life … Read more…

Oprah Winfrey Show creates an upsurge of interest in TM.

oprah-fairfield-300x205After the broadcast of Oprah’s show about the TM meditating community in Fairfield, Iowa, USA, the American TM site got more than 200,000 visitors in 5 days. The 45-minute documentary showed an enthusiastic Oprah who was impressed by the whole community. Fairfield is famous for its low crime rate, the exceptional achievements of the Maharishi School, the advanced green technologies, a passion for healthy lifestyles, healthy food, healthy home design, and extraordinary entrepreneurship – having been recognized as one of the most successful small business communities in the USA.

Raquel Zimmermann: Transcendental Meditation at the top of the fashion world


The German Brazilian supermodel Raquel Zimmermann has been at the top of the fashion world for several years. In a recent video, she spoke, completely naturally, without makeup, about what Transcendental Meditation brought to her, about inner beauty, more orderly thinking, stopping smoking, and enjoying more of life.

U.S. School director of the year: “TM in schools is the best program I’ve come across in 40 years”

james-dierkeAt a recent charity gala organised by the David Lynch Foundation in Los Angeles, Carlos Garcia, the boss of 20.000 employees in the educational system in San Francisco, made a passionate argument for the introduction of Transcendental Meditation in all schools across the U.S. Although many counter arguments were thrown at him when he first introduced TM as an experiment in schools in San Francisco, the results were so impressive that the experiment has now been extended to 4 schools and 2000 students, with another 16 schools on the wait list. In his 30 year career he had never before seen such results. Globally over 700 school have introduced TM as a standard part of the curriculum.

Jim Durke, school director of the first school in San Francisco to take part in the experiment in 2007, also gave a speech. In 2008 he received the title of “school director of the year” from President Bush, due to the enormously positive transformation in his school. In this video you will first see Mr. Durke, and then Mr. Garcia speak.

Here’s another video with testimonies from children who participated in the Quiet Time (TM in education) program

Oprah discusses her experience with TM

In this interview with Dr. Oz, Oprah talks about how she learned the Transcendental Meditation technique, and how she paid for all 400 employees in her company to learn TM. She relates the positive changes it has brought to her employees, and says that she is “a 1000% better person,” because TM allows her to regularly contact something that “is bigger than herself”. This has given her an entirely new direction in life.

3000 Buddhist Monks learn Transcendental Meditation

There are many types of meditation on the market in the West that were inspired by Buddhism, such as Mindfulness and Vipassana techniques. But in the East some experts in Buddhism have opted for Transcendental Meditation over other techniques. More than 3000 monks spread out over 100 monasteries in South East Asia have learned the TM technique, and enjoy it’s simplicity and effortlessness, as well as the deep effects that it brings.

America’s most famous doctor supports TM

Dr. Mehmet Oz is a heart specialist, professor at the Columbia University, and director of the cardiovascular institute in a prominent New York hospital. He is the author of 6 best-selling books on health; he has his own television show in America, and he is a weekly guest on Oprah Winfrey’s shows. In 2008, Time Magazine placed Dr. Oz as No. 44 on their list of the 100 most influential people in the world. On this video clip, Dr. Oz describes the benefits of TM in the field of cardiovascular diseases. (English)

Maharishi School in England recognised by British Government

After 20 years as a private school, the Maharishi School in Skelmersdale, Northern England is now recognized as a public school and therefore entitled to public funds. The main reason for the recognition is the spectacular results that the Maharishi School students achieve, year after year. In 2002, the Maharishi School ranked No. 14 of all the 4400 schools in England. Unlike all the other top schools, the Maharishi School has an open door admission policy. All other top schools can only retain their reputation by accepting the brightest students, The Maharishi School achieved its top status by developing the students’ full brain potential, (See brains.) and by creating the basis for the student’s success. (See success.)

Howard Stern explains how he learned TM.

It’s quite remarkable for a radio personality to earn more than most Hollywood movie stars. In a recent interview with the famous American TV talk show host David Letterman, Howard Stern revealed his salary from his last contract: $500 million. In the same interview, he talked with Letterman about how he learned Transcendental Meditation 40 years ago after seeing how it saved his mother from manic depression, and how he still practices the TM technique on a daily basis. (See video: English).



ฉันเคยฝึกสมาธิมามากมายหลายแบบ แต่มีบางอย่างที่ฉันรู้สึกเสมอว่ามันไม่ถูกต้อง มันขาดบางอย่างไป ฉันรู้สึกไม่พึงพอใจ แต่เมื่อฉันฝึกTM มันเหมือนกับว่าฉันได้กลับมายังบ้านของฉัน และในที่สุดฉันก็ได้พบกับสิ่งฉันเฝ้าที่มองหา



ผมฝึกTM มาจนถึงปัจจุบันก็นานถึง30ปี และสุขภาพโดยทั่วไปของผมก็ดีเยี่ยม เมื่อเปรียบเทียบกับคนรุ่นเดียวกับผม ไม่เพียงแต่มันทำให้ความสร้างสรรค์ของผมเติบโตอย่างน่าทึ่งแล้ว แต่ยังทำให้ความสามารถของผมที่ต้องทำงานร่วมกับทีมพนักงานของผม และผู้แสดง ในแนวทางที่ดลใจและเร้าใจ

ผมยังรู้สึกประหลาดใจกับพื้นฐานในแต่ละวัน ที่เห็นถึงความง่าย และความเป็นธรรมชาติของเทคนิคที่สามารถทำให้เกิดผลประโยชน์ในทางบวกมากมาย และมันยังเป็นเรื่องดีที่จะปฏิบัติเทคนิคนี้