Health Benefits Of Meditation

Author: Carla Fiscina
August 8, 2011

meditationWe already know that transcendental meditation can be an effective technique for cutting our heart attack risks by 50 percent. However, there’s a great deal of other very valuable health benefits of meditation, and practicing it can be very advantageous for everyone, especially taking into account all negative influences of today’s environment we live in. Transcendental meditation is being widely promoted as one of the healthiest practices by a great deal of celebrities, including Richard Gere, Steven Seagal, Gwyneth Paltrow, Orlando Bloom, Sting, Tina Turner and others. They claim that it gives them strength, helps to keep away from bad habits and self-destructive practices, saves them from stresses and so on. So, what are the most important health benefits of meditation? Read the rest of this entry »

MeditationTM, or transcendental meditation is one of the most known relaxation and stress relieving techniques. It  is an approach based on the ideas of Krishna and ancient Indian philosophers, on yoga sutras and traditional oriental religious postulates. TM was widely practiced in the middle of the last century in India and the Far East, and then achieved global popularity due to the influence of famous band the Beatles and their friendship with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the father of so called the Transcendental Meditation technique. Such celebrities as Jane Fonda, Clint Eastwood, Jerry Scienfield and Arnold Schwarzenegger are among the most eager enthusiasts promoting TM and its benefits. Read the rest of this entry »