During this obtainable review of present wisdom, knowledgeable crew of editors and authors describe experimental ways to cognizance. those methods are laying off mild on the various hitherto unknown points of the special states of human cognizance, together with the waking country, diversified states of sleep and dreaming, meditation and extra. The publication provides the newest examine reports via the contributing authors, whose specialities span neuroscience, neurology, biomedical engineering, medical psychology and psychophysiology, psychosocial medication and anthropology. total this anthology presents the reader with a transparent photo of ways diversified states of attention may be outlined, experimentally measured and analysed. A destiny byproduct of this data could be expected within the improvement of systematic corrective remedies for lots of issues and pathological difficulties of attention.
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I have been faithful to critical standards of accuracy in reporting scientific data and results from questionnaires and recorded interviews. But I have made no effort to conceal my enthusiasm for Maharishi’s teaching and its potential value. When we find something good, we want to share it, and that has been the guiding motivation in the preparation of both the old and new versions of this book. 36 37 38 CHAPTER ONE TM AND THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS In all ages and places, men and women have sought happiness, and fulfillment of their potential as human beings.
In 1971, when he passed through New York, I had a few moments to speak privately with him. I asked him two things. ” Looking back on this, I can barely believe the naïveté I presented to him, a young Westerner who’d practiced meditation for all of four years, expecting to be perfectly at peace and living in eternal bliss! And I marvel, in retrospect, at Maharishi’s ability not to burst out laughing! Nevertheless, his answer has proven to be, over 40 years, precisely true. If I am even reasonably rested, I do feel content, peaceful, and able to deal with whatever comes my way.
All this can be gained through the regular practice of Transcendental Meditation, which opens the awareness to the infinite reservoir of energy, creativity, 59 and intelligence that lies deep within everyone. ” — MAHARISHI MAHESH YOGI Another vital point of uniqueness is that the goals of TM and of the entire range of Maharishi’s Vedic Science are clearly defined. His presentation of the possible stages of development attainable by any person is detailed and thorough, and his delineation of the path to achieving this growth is systematic and easily understood.
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