Episode 208: Transcendental Meditation (TM)


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Aryeh Siegel was a member of Transcendental Meditation in the 1970s and early 1980s. In this episode, we discuss:

  • Why TM hides its religious origins
  • Why TM fought in court to not have a translation of the Puja made public
  • What the science is on the TM technique
  • How TM leverages celebrities, including Tom Hanks, Jerry Seinfeld, Oprah, and Ellen.
  • Why TM is making a big push for schools in low income districts
  • Whether you can be physically harmed doing TM
  • And much more...

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