Studies have shown that group practice of the Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi programs, including Yogic Flying, can foster harmony in society and reduce crime, war and other negative tendencies. In order to have the influence, research has shown the size of the group needs to exceed the square root of 1 percent of the population of a given area. That figure for the United States is 1,743.
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In the lawsuit, she alleges the respondents — Maharishi Vedic Education Development Corp., Maharishi Ayurveda Foundation and Maharishi Ayurveda Products Ltd. — are guilty of defective product design, breach of implied warranties and failure to warn.
Ohio state has approved the annexation of 84 acres into Maharishi Vedic City, despite urgings against the move from local County officials.
Jefferson County is opposing an annexation plan by city officials here, claiming the city should not expand until it provides municipal services for its current land.
A southeast Iowa city established six years ago by the followers of Transcendental Meditation guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi is considering a plan to seize a farmer’s land to prevent him from building a hog operation next to the city.
These Indian pandits – scholars of Transcendental Meditation with three-year visas – are among 600 advanced-level meditators who began to arrive in late summer. Another 200 are expected to arrive in the next month.
In the coming weeks, nearly 2,000 practitioners of Transcendental Meditation will gather in Iowa in an effort to bolser world peace through meditation and yogic flying.
Smith Center, Kan. – A couple of minutes with the morning coffee klatch at the Second Cup Cafe is all it takes to get a feel for how these locals see plans by a global meditation empire to build a utopian city just north of town. The white limousine that movement leaders arrived in recently is a running joke. So is the fact that at a get-to-know-you picnic, they served vegetarian food in a Kansas county known for its cattle. “I could eat a dead cow in the street, but I never felt so bad as after eating that (vegetarian)
County supervisors gave a unanimous thumbs-down this morning to Maharishi Vedic City’s request for help getting state money for a new visitors’ center and improvements to an astronomical observatory. Vedic City is applying for a $132,000 grant from the Community Attractions and Tourism fund, part of the state’s Vision Iowa program. Vision Iowa officials told Vedic City they first had to get financial support from the board of supervisors. Transcendental Meditation Behind the TM Facade How Transcendental Mediation really works, a critical opinion Who Took the “T” Out Of “TM”? Transcendental Meditation news tracker “Transcendental Meditation was ruled a religion
DES MOINES (AP) – Maharishi Vedic City has gone all natural. The town of about 200 in southeast Iowa has become the nation’s first all-organic city, banning the use of synthetic pesticides and fertilizers within city limits in accordance with state and federal organic program standards. “The people in the city already have been using all-organic, so this is making a policy of what was already the unwritten policy,” said Maureen Wynne, city attorney and one of the city’s founders. Transcendental Meditation Behind the TM Facade How Transcendental Mediation really works, a critical opinion Who Took the “T” Out Of