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Chinese Review of Transcendental Meditation Reveals Blood Pressure Research Bias and Bad Methodology

A recent (2015) paper is interesting for what is tells us, honestly, about Transcendental Meditation and its history of shady research. The paper is entitled Investigating the effect of transcendental meditation on blood pressure: a systematic review and meta-analysis, this Chinese review reveals a number of issues surrounding the frequent and …

TM’s "Enlightenment" Magazine

I was browsing through a recent TM organization (TMO) email, and discovered that the TMO publishes an ezine called “Enlightenment.”  Is this …

New book published: "Roots of TM"

   (Note:  In book cover photo above, Guru Dev is seated in center, surrounded by some of his close sannyasi [renunciant] disciples …

Biology and metaphysics combine …

Biology and metaphysics combine … Harvard neuroscientist: Meditation not only reduces stress, here’s how it changes your brainwww.washingtonpost.comMeditation's benefits may derive from …

June 2015 ICSA Conference Stockholm

It’s that time again – link to : ICSA Annual Conference The conference is an amalgam of recovery workshops, speakers, research presentations, professional …

Conference for Former Members of Groups

Announcement from the International Cultic Studies Association (ICSA), a respected organization dealing with high-demand groups: “ICSA will conduct a conference in Santa …