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transcendental meditation

A practice derived from Hindu traditions, in which a practitioner repeats a mantra to achieve a state of relaxation and mental calm. I've felt much less anxious ever since I started practicing transcendental meditation.
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But Calida said that procedural flaws cannot trump transcendental interest: 'My position is before we even discuss of transcendental interest, the petitioners must first hurdle the procedural issues.'
Transcendental Meditation is a technique for detaching oneself from anxiety and promoting harmony and self-realization by meditation, repetition of a mantra and other yogic practices.
For Svoboda, Aquinas understands the concept of transcendental unity as adding "something of reason" to the concept of being.
He said: "I started to do transcendental meditation, which helped a lot.
Though the usage of the term "transcendental" is close to the explanation of Paul Schrader, as it could be described as wholly Other, unexpected and indescribable (Schrader, 1972:5-7), it mostly describes Christian understanding of God as Other which is actually beyond the description of otherness (even called not Other) (Balthasar, 1989: 174), and as a source of being in contrast to the description of total immanence of being in a contemporary philosophy (Hart, 2003:12-15).
Any non-vanishing linear combination of logarithms of algebraic numbers with algebraic coefficients is transcendental.
Creativity depends on greater brain integration and transcendental meditation could help achieve this, a new study has found.
They called the time that extends from the death of the physical body to eternity transcendental future.
The aim of this article is to expound the conception of phenomenon in Kant's transcendental idealism.
Research on the Transcendental Meditation program, a widely-used stress reduction program, shows that it has been effective in decreasing psychological distress and improving academic achievement (Nidich, Rainforth et al., 2009; Nidich, et al., 2011).
He introduces two concepts of the social, the transactional and the transcendental. He argues in defense of "the transcendental social," pointing out how religion, which is the classic transcendental social, is a misleading category for anthropologists in that invokes the historical peculiarities of the Abrahamic religions.
3 -- Should not credit for experiencing pure bliss be given more to a man's intense craving for pure bliss and pure consciousness than Transcendental Meditation?