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Research validates the defining hallmark of Transcendental Meditation — effortlessness

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As the value of meditation becomes widely recognized, researchers are increasingly trying to understand the differences among approaches. A study published today in “Brain and Cognition” reports subjective experiences and cortical activation patterns that distinguish the Transcendental Meditation technique from other meditation practices.

“Transcendental Meditation uses a mantra, and for this reason some researchers maintain that it involves focused attention and controlling the mind,” said lead author Fred Travis. “Those who practice TM know this is not the case. This study supports their experience that Transcendental Meditation is easy to learn and effortless to practice.” …

Read more here: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-11/muom-rvt110316.php

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Author: Peter Kiefer

Student of Maharishi European Research University.

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