Members of the Mother Divine Program are full-time professional peace creators, engaged in research in consciousness through Maharishi’s technologies of consciousness—Transcendental Meditation® and its advanced techniques, including the Transcendental Meditation Sidhi Program®.
The Transcendental Meditation technique is a simple, natural, effortless mental procedure that is practiced morning and evening, while sitting comfortably with eyes closed.
During this technique, the individual’s awareness settles down and experiences a unique state of restful alertness; as the body becomes deeply relaxed, the mind transcends all mental activity to experience the source of thought—Transcendental Consciousness.
This process can be likened to a river that naturally and effortlessly flows on to the ocean and gains the status of the ocean.
The experience of Transcendental Consciousness develops the individual’s latent creative potential while dissolving accumulated stress and fatigue. This experience enlivens within one’s awareness creativity, dynamism, orderliness, and organizing power, which results in increasing effectiveness and success in daily life.
Scientific research validates the wide range of benefits of Transcendental Meditation for the health of mind and body, including decreased risk of heart disease, increased IQ and brain wave coherence, and younger biological age. Review the full range of benefits.
Transcendental Meditation can be easily learned by anyone. People of all ages, and of diverse cultural, religious, and educational backgrounds, practice this technique.
Transcendental Meditation Sidhi Program
Transcendental Meditation allows the mind to settle down naturally and effortlessly to experience one’s own Self, pure consciousness, the silent inner reservoir of creativity and intelligence that underlies all our mental activity. The Transcendental Meditation Sidhi Program cultures the ability to think and act from this profound inner silence so that thoughts and actions are maximally effective.
The most powerful aspect of the Transcendental Meditation Sidhi Program is the Yogic Flying® technique. During Yogic Flying, brainwave synchrony is maximized as the body spontaneously springs forward in short hops. Internally, the experience is one of exhilaration, expanded awareness, lightness, and “bubbling bliss.”
Scientists have discovered that brainwave coherence during Yogic Flying is maximum at the point of lift-off. Increased coherence in brain functioning has been scientifically correlated with increased intelligence, creativity, concept learning, moral reasoning, and mind-body coordination.
Scientific Research on the TM-Sidhi program
Research on the Transcendental Meditation Sidhi Program confirms a wide range of benefits even more pronounced than with the practice of Transcendental Meditation alone. Benefits include improved neurophysiological functioning (broadband EEG coherence), improved cognitive and perceptual abilities, greater mental and physical health, and increased vitality and longevity.
Most significantly, more than 50 published scientific studies have shown that when the Yogic Flying technique is practiced in large groups, a powerful influence of coherence and harmony radiates into the surrounding population, neutralizing societal stress and tension, and promoting positive social trends. By effectively defusing social stress, the group practice of the Transcendental Meditation Sidhi Program has been scientifically shown to lower crime and prevent social conflict, thereby contributing to a more peaceful and harmonious world.