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What is meant by transcendental meditation?
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Dr. Adam Front
Clinical Psychology
6 doctors agree
In brief: Maharishi
Transcendental meditation (tm) is a form of meditation derived from yoga practice and popularized in the western world in the 1960s and 1970s by maharishi mahesh yogi.
The maharishi was the beatles' guru for a time. Their song "sexy sadie" was originally titled "maharishi.".

In brief: Maharishi
Transcendental meditation (tm) is a form of meditation derived from yoga practice and popularized in the western world in the 1960s and 1970s by maharishi mahesh yogi.
The maharishi was the beatles' guru for a time. Their song "sexy sadie" was originally titled "maharishi.".
Dr. Adam Front
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Aaron Stupple
General Practice
3 doctors agree
In brief: Broaden identity
Transcendental meditation (tm) seeks to expand the boundary of what one identifies as "the self.
" most people identify the boundary of the self as the body. Tm seeks, through meditation (sitting in the presence of a master without following a train of thoughts), to expand that boundary to include other people, nature, and eventually, the entire universe, achieving a state not describable in words.

In brief: Broaden identity
Transcendental meditation (tm) seeks to expand the boundary of what one identifies as "the self.
" most people identify the boundary of the self as the body. Tm seeks, through meditation (sitting in the presence of a master without following a train of thoughts), to expand that boundary to include other people, nature, and eventually, the entire universe, achieving a state not describable in words.
Aaron Stupple
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