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Everything you want to know about TM : including how to do it

Author: John Warren White
Publisher: New York : Paraview Special Editions, [2004]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wildly popular in the 1970s and 1980s transcendental meditation (TM) continues to be one of the most accessible forms of Eastern spriritual practice in the West. But does it live up to its hype? In this objective exploration of TM, consciousness researcher John White looks at what's billed as "a simple, natural, and effortless mental technique, practiced twenty minutes a day" and takes on its critics as well as its  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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White, John Warren, 1939-
Everything you want to know about TM
(DLC) 2004102009
(OCoLC)71192563
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Warren White
ISBN: 9781616406424 1616406429
OCLC Number: 881848448
Notes: Facimile reprint. Originally published: New York : Pocket Books, 1976.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The TM phenomenon --
The TM trip --
What is meditation? --
Mantras-the secret of TM --
How to do TM --
The scientific case against TM --
The critics of TM --
TM and the mind-body problem --
TM and Kundalini --
What is higher consciousness? --
Is Maharishi enlightened? --
The future of TM --
Afterword --
What is transcendental meditation? by Harold H. Bloomfield, Michael Cain, Dennis T. Jaffe, and Al Rubottom --
Fast-growing TM finds U.S. disciples galore from the Washington Post service --
A historical note on mantra meditation by Herbert Benson --
Glossary of TM terms --
Suggested readings.
Responsibility: John White.
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Wildly popular in the 1970s and 1980s transcendental meditation (TM) continues to be one of the most accessible forms of Eastern spriritual practice in the West. But does it live up to its hype? In this objective exploration of TM, consciousness researcher John White looks at what's billed as "a simple, natural, and effortless mental technique, practiced twenty minutes a day" and takes on its critics as well as its cheerleaders. -- Back cover.

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