Tran·scen·den·tal Med·i·ta·tion  noun  trademark

a technique for detaching oneself from anxiety and promoting harmony and self-realization by meditation, repetition of a mantra, and other yogic practices, promulgated by an international organization founded by the Indian guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi ( circa 1911–2008).

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Claire Hoffman’s memoir, GREETINGS FROM UTOPIA: Surviving a Transcendent Childhood(Harper), is about a five-year old abandoned by dad, living with her mother and seven-year old brother, Stacey at the Maharashi’s national headquarters for Heaven on earth, in Fairfield, Iowa. 495 more words
Claire Hoffman

TM, the journey continues

It’s now been five weeks since I began practicing TM, I have noticed several subtle changes, nothing drastic but changes none the less. I can’t swear that this is all down to TM, or just a whole lot of things coming together at once, like the change in the weather, the redecoration of my lounge or the fact that a few of my problems have been solved now. 1,203 more words

Parent Story: Fixing the Mess

I removed my child from the Maharishi School at the end of last year. At that stage we were told she was working a year ahead of her class level and was considered to be performing at a very high standard. 217 more words

My Morning Routine

Hey guys! Starting my day off right is really important to me. If I don’t workout and shower right away, I’ll feel strange and slow all day. 357 more words


Transcendental meditation. My journey begins

It’s been a while since I have posted anything, this is because I went through a real bad patch mentally, I won’t go into detail but needless to say, the mental health unit got involved along with the crisis team and my therapy got stopped for now. 1,537 more words

The Course Isn't Set

A matter of course.

The matter, of course, is the way in which our lives move through the world and the way we see things in the world. 191 more words