What Is The Difference Between Mindfulness Meditation And Transcendental Meditation?
What is the difference between Transcendental Meditation and mindfulness meditation?” This frequent question arises from the growing popularity of these two traditional meditation practices. Due to the time and tuition requirements to learn the Transcendental Meditation technique, some people may ask themselves, “Are not all meditations basically the same?” Mindfulness practices can be easily learned from a book, online or from a therapist, while the TM course involves up to 15 hours of training and can only be learned from a certified instructor. It is no wonder that people often want to compare these meditation techniques
UNDERSTAND THE BENEFITS OF MINDFULNESS MEDITATION
UNDERSTAND THE BENEFITS OF TRANSCENDENTAL MEDITATION
1. Simple: The Transcendental Meditation technique is a simple and effortless mental process, practiced for 15 to 20 minutes twice a day, sitting quietly and comfortably in a chair with eyes closed.
2. Easily learned: The technique of Transcendental Meditation is easily learned by anyone and their practice is enjoyable.
3. Immediate Benefits: The benefits of the Transcendental Meditation technique are immediate and increase over time. The positive effects of the technique – for mind, body and relationships – have been verified by hundreds of studies conducted in medical schools and published in more than 350 refereed scientific journals.
4. No need for belief: The Transcendental Meditation technique does not involve belief. In fact, you can be completely skeptical and the technique will still be fully effective.
5. Develop Total Brain: Brain Research shows that the Transcendental Meditation technique develops the total brain, enhancing creativity and intelligence, and enhancing decision-making and problem-solving skills.
6. It is not a lifestyle: The Transcendental Meditation technique is not a religion or philosophy and does not involve a change in lifestyle.
7. Reduce Stress and High Blood Pressure: Research at a medical school funded by the National Institutes of Health in the United States shows that the Transcendental Meditation technique is the most effective mind-body practice for reducing stress and stress-related illnesses , including hypertension, high cholesterol, stroke, and atherosclerosis.