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8 April 2018
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College professors in India heard presentations by the Maharishi University of Management* (MUM) Professors Anil Maheshwari and Scott Herriott at the Second National Teachers' Congress hosted by Maharashtra Institute of Technology-World Peace University (MIT-WPU) in Pune, India, in January.
The MUM faculty were invited to give plenary addresses, along with the Dalai Lama and about 30 other eminent educators and political leaders. Over 2,000 teachers took part in the Congress, mostly from India but also including hundreds of visitors from a dozen countries.
Dr. Maheshwari spoke about the ultimate goal of education: to help students prepare to live a blissful life. Dr. Herriott gave a presentation about the fourth state of consciousness** and its role in education, showing references to this state of consciousness in the Mandukya Upanishad and the Bhagavad-Gita.
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*Maharishi University of Management, founded in 1971, is an accredited university located in Fairfield, Iowa, USA, and offers a range of disciplines at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The school's unique approach to education is called Consciousness-Based℠ education. All students and faculty practice the Transcendental Meditation® technique—an effortless technique for recharging mind and body and creating a brighter, more positive state of mind. With Consciousness-Based education students study traditional subjects while also experiencing inner growth and developing their creativity. For more information, call the Admissions Office at 800-369-6480 [toll-free in US; outside US call: +1 641-472-1110] or visit: http://www.mum.edu
** Transcendental Consciousness—a state of ''restful alertness'' experienced during practice of the Transcendental Meditation technique, which is different from the three other major states of consciousness (waking, dreaming, and deep sleep)—scientific research has shown that it is a state of deep rest and relaxation in mind and body, in which the mind is yet awake and alert.
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