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Getting to the kingdom of heaven within
by Global Good News staff writer

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20 December 2011

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The article features discussion of an article entitled Learning Meditation, which explores the value of transcending, compares the Transcendental Meditation Technique to other forms of meditation, and encourages people to enter 'the kingdom of heaven within'.

In the 1960s, 'meditation became famous largely due to Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and the popularity of his Transcendental Meditation (TM) program.' By offering scientific validation of the practice (more than 600 studies have been done on the Transcendental Meditation Programme in 250 universities and medical schools worldwide over the past 35 years), Maharishi presented meditation in the language of modern science. It was this, the writer feels, that promoted 'the introduction of meditation and the quest for enlightenment in the modern scientifically oriented west, although both had long been intrinsic to culture in the east.'

The Transcendental Meditation Programme itself became widespread. Included among its practitioners were the Beatles, Donovan, Merv Griffin, and Clint Eastwood who publicized the benefits which they were enjoying. It was after that, the article suggests, that 'meditation' and 'yoga' of various varieties sprang up all over. . . .

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