Maharishi International University Research Update

From TM-EX Newsletter, spring 1991 As the methodology of MIU researchers has improved, some of theirstudies report observations that challenge the validity of the TMmovement’s doctrinal stance; for example, a Ph.D. thesis (D, MIU,1989, T735.494, in the MIU library) called The Transcendental Meditationtechnique: A new direction for smoking cessation programs. In thisstudy, 60 percent of ...

Essay: Coping With Trance States

Patrick Ryan Cult Observer, Volume 10, No. 3, 1993 The following, which first appeared in the Summer 1992 issue of TM EX NEWS, was written by former followers of the Transcendental Meditation (TM) guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. TM-EX is a nonprofit, educational and research organization. Trance states, derealization, dissociation, spaceyness. What are they? What strategies ...