Religion and TM
“TM is a very great friend of religion. Knowledge of TM and its practice is a universal principle and universal practice no matter to what religion one belongs.” –Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
“For me Transcendental Meditation is a technique that I use to deepen my religious commitment….I feel much more clear, much more centered, much more silent…”
Father Gabriel Mejia, the founder of 47 children’s shelters in Columbia, describes his experience learning the TM® technique with one word: happiness.
“Obviously, Maharishi is not my rabbi, but every tape I listened to, everything Maharishi said, was exactly on par with the Torah. I couldn’t believe it. Not a word was off. This wasn’t ‘new age;’ this is the wisdom of the ages…”
“I am a veiled Muslim who practices Transcendental Meditation (TM) and I cannot ever forget the first time I prayed after my first meditation. I was speechless and cannot explain this state of complete serenity, contentment, and gratitude for God. TM increased my level of acceptance and appreciation for my faith and strengthened my beliefs.”
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According to Rev. Oshima, the Buddhist monks appreciate the simplicity, effortlessness, and profound experience of transcendence, which is gained almost immediately after starting the TM practice. Rev. Oshima adds that “transcendence provides the natural basis for the monk’s subsequent prayers and practices”.
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