04 Mar


What is Transcendental Meditation Techniques?

Transcendental Meditation is the simplest and effortless technique of meditation.

Sri Maharishi Mahesh Yogi introduced this technique of meditation in India around 1950.

The technique involves practicing a sound called mantra which is practiced for about 20 min twice a day in a seated position. Through this technique, one’s mind naturally settles down to experience quieter levels until one transcends their thoughts and experience the basis of ideas, the most silent, peaceful, expanded state of awareness.

In the 1960s, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi described a paranormal effect claiming a significant number of individuals practicing the Transcendental Meditation technique could affect the local environment and termed as the Maharishi Effect. This technique has been incorporated into selected schools, universities, corporations and as prison programs in the US, Latin America, Europe, India & later been included in many social programs.

In various brief researches on TM technique reveal the following benefits:-

•Frontal brain coherence

•Increased use of hidden brain reserves

•Increased creativity

•Broader comprehension and Greater ability to Focus

•Increased self-development

•Increased calmness and strength of self-concept

•Decreased anxiety and depression

•A state of deep rest

•Health improvement in university students 

•Reduced illness and medical expenditure

•Reduction in high blood pressure

•Improved job performance as well as job satisfaction

•Increase in the quality of life in a state when performed in groups.

Here are the process of Transcendental Meditation are:-

1.Sit in a position with your feet on the ground and hands in your lap. 

2. Next thing we have to do is to leave your legs and arms uncrossed.

3. After that Close your eyes, and take a few deep breaths to relax the body.

4. Please open your eyes, and then close them again. 

5. Your eyes will remain closed during the practice of transcendental meditation.

6. Repeat a mantra in your mind. 

7. When you recognize that you have a thought, merely return to the mantra.

8. After 20 minutes, then begin to move your fingers and toes to ease yourself back to the world.

9. Open your eyes.

10. Sit for a more minute until you are ready for the day.

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