Latest transcendental meditation Stories

2012-11-14 12:04:50

African Americans with heart disease who practiced Transcendental Meditation regularly were 48 percent less likely to have a heart attack, stroke or die from all causes compared with African Americans who attended a health education class over more than five years, according to new research published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. Those practicing meditation also lowered their blood pressure and reported less stress and anger....

2012-06-18 23:24:15

World-class performers in management, sports and music often have uniquely high mind-brain development Scientists trying to understand why some people excel – whether as world-class athletes, virtuoso musicians, or top CEOs – have discovered that these outstanding performers have unique brain characteristics that make them different from other people. A study published in May in the journal Cognitive Processing found that 20 top-level managers scored higher on three measures...

Risk For Cardiovascular Disease In Teens May Decrease With Meditation Practice
2012-06-07 09:18:30

Regular meditation could decrease the risk of developing cardiovascular disease in teens who are most at risk, according to Georgia Health Sciences University researchers. In a study of 62 black teens with high blood pressure, those who meditated twice a day for 15 minutes had lower left ventricular mass, an indicator of future cardiovascular disease, than a control group, said Dr. Vernon Barnes, a physiologist in the Medical College of Georgia and the Georgia Health Sciences University...

2012-04-19 23:02:02

Transform your life by practicing Meditation on the phone with Dr. Harsimran Singh. Oyster Bay, NY (PRWEB) April 19, 2012 Dr. Harsimran Singh is the 1st Author in history to write about the Spiritual aspects of Christianity, Judaism and 8 other world religions. He has been praised by leading authors as, “Super genius author...extensive knowledge...real contribution...applaud author´s research...absolutely astounding...admirable job“¦great asset“¦touched...

2011-11-16 07:40:46

With record levels of student stress reported in a recent UCLA survey, can a simple stress-reducing meditation technique be a viable solution? A new study published in the Journal of Instructional Psychology found the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique significantly decreased psychological distress in public school students. The study, conducted with at-risk minority secondary school students, showed a 36 percent reduction in overall psychological distress. Significant decreases were...

2011-10-11 15:00:00

As a leading organization advancing the practice of meditation and consciousness research, the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS) this week launched the most comprehensive, up-to-date bibliography of meditation research. Available on IONSâ website, noetic.org, to medical professionals, therapists, researchers, and academics, the meditation bibliography offers new features to also ease accessibility and search functions for a growing population incorporating meditation into their...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.