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Meditation makes Brand happier


June 21st, 2012 - 2:08 am ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand says meditation has helped him become a happier man.Brand's divorce with estranged wife singer Katy Perry is to be finalised in ... Read more...

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Beat stress with transcendental meditation


November 17th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) New research shows that transcendental meditation significantly reduces levels of psychological distress among students. The survey, based on students from 106 secondary schools comprising 87 percent ... Read more...

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Mahesh Yogi’s sandals to be auctioned in London


November 14th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) A pair of sandals once worn by spiritual leader Maharishi Mahesh Yogi are expected to fetch 80,000 pounds in an auction to be held later this ... Read more...

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Brit school run by followers of Beatles’ yogi to teach meditation daily


January 31st, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): A private school in Britain run by followers of the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the spiritualist who taught The Beatles transcendental meditation, is set to daily impart the technique ... Read more...

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Russell Brand says meditation has improved his life


December 15th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 15 (ANI): Comic Russell Brand has confessed that meditation has changed his life for the better.The actor, who dabbled in drugs and booze but has been clean for eight ... Read more...

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Now, a compact camera that photographs in 3D


October 17th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 17 (IANS) A compact camera which takes 3D pictures that can be seen without wearing glasses is now available.Fujifilm's W3 offers a first chance to see your own head in ... Read more...

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Remembering Lennon and his Indian connection


October 9th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) He was one rock 'n' roll star who made spirituality a statement, infused the 'rock music bug' in India and was responsible for showcasing Indian culture ... Read more...

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Meditation practices differ in their ingredients, effects


July 21st, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 20 (ANI): The Buddhist, Chinese, and Vedic traditions of meditations are different both "in their ingredients and their effects", according to researchers.A new paper published in Consciousness and Cognition discusses ... Read more...

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John Lennon ‘LSD’ stack found in the grounds of his Surrey home


April 20th, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Surrey, Apr 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fans of Beatles’ John Lennon have found a stack of LSD, that the singer had hid in the grounds of his Surrey home more than 4 decades ... Read more...

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Beatles and Ravi Shankar met at Zsa Zsa Gabor’s LSD party: Byrds singer


April 19th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 19 (ANI): The Beatles were introduced to the music of Indian sitar maestro Ravi Shankar at Zsa Zsa Gabor's LSD party in LA, The Byrds founder Roger McGuinn has revealed.According ... Read more...

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John Lennon fans uncover his hidden LSD stash area


April 19th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 19 (ANI): John Lennon fans believe they have uncovered an area in the late Beatle's Surrey home where he hid his stash of LSD almost four decades ago.Builders digging ... Read more...

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Transcendental meditation can help cure depression


April 9th, 2010 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) A new study has revealed that transcendental meditation can successfully be used to treat depression. The research led by University of California Los Angeles has shown that depressive symptoms ... Read more...

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Transcendental Meditation helps in depression


April 8th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 8 (IANS) The Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique may be an effective way to ease the symptoms of depression, according to two new studies. The studies, conducted at Charles Drew University in ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan to seek spiritual succour in Bihar


December 11th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 11 (IANS) Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan will come looking for "spiritual nirvana" in Bihar. The actress, who is in India currently, is known to be "deeply inspired by Hinduism". ... Read more...

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Russell Brand’s spiritual feat


December 8th, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Russell Brand has taken a new step towards spirituality - he recently returned from a four-day retreat to master the art of transcendental meditation.In the practice, which was ... Read more...

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Russell Brand takes meditation course


December 8th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) British comic actor Russell Brand recently returned from a four-day retreat to master the art of transcendental meditation. The practice, which sees devotees use a repeated mantra to ... Read more...

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David Lynch to shoot film about TM guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in India


November 18th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 18 (ANI): Oscar nominated David Lynch will make a film about Transcendental Meditation (TM) guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, according to reports.He will reportedly visit India next month in this ... Read more...

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Transcendental meditation slashes cardiac risks by 50 percent


November 17th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) Transcendental Meditation (TM) helped cardiac patients slash heart attack, stroke and death risks by 50 percent, says a study on its potential effects. The nine-year, randomised control trial ... Read more...

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Macca, Ringo Starr reunite for meditation charity concert


April 6th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): Former 'The Beatles' members Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr reunited for a concert on April 4, to raise money for a meditation charity.McCartney headlined the show ... Read more...

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McCartney, Starr reunite to promote meditation


April 6th, 2009 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Beatle legends Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr shared the stage Sunday to talk about their experiences of learning transcendental meditation together more than 40 years ago. They ... Read more...

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Macca, Ringo Starr reunite to teach youngsters meditation


April 2nd, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 2 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr will come together on stage to teach meditation to youngsters.The surviving Beatles will be seen in a live Internet broadcast from ... Read more...

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Macca, Ringo Starr to play charity gig


March 5th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 05 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr are set to reunite for a charity concert in New York.Although the two Beatle stars will reunite for the charity gig, ... Read more...

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Meditation is the best stress-buster for college students


February 25th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Students who meditate are better off when it comes to dealing with stress in college, according to a new research at American University. The study pointed out that ... Read more...

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2 meditation schools planned for UK kids


February 13th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Brit kids will be taught transcendental meditation under plans to open two schools specializing in the technique.Pupils would meditate twice a day for ten minutes at ... Read more...

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Best way to cope with upsets is to step back


September 24th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) The best way to cope with upsets or depression is to analyse your feelings from the perspective of distance, suggests the latest research.Processing emotions is supposed to help ... Read more...

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Devotees celebrate “Guru Purnima”


July 18th, 2008 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi/ Allahabad/ New Delhi, July 18 (ANI): A large number of devotees across India thronged temples to celebrate "Guru Purnima", coinciding with the full moon day. Hindus observe the day in praise ... Read more...

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Mexican artists wrap Gandhi in fusion music for children


April 19th, 2008 - 11:27 am ICT by admin
By Liz Mathew Mexico City, April 19 (IANS) Ravi Shankar introduced Indian classical music to the West, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi took transcendental meditation across the Atlantic, and now Latin American fusion music is ... Read more...

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Transcendental Meditation eases high blood pressure: study


March 15th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 15 (IANS) TM or Transcendental Meditation, the meditation technique introduced in 1958 by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, is an effective therapy for easing high blood pressure and also bypassing possible side ... Read more...

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Meditation can keep blood pressure under control


March 15th, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 15 (ANI): Meditation is not only a stress buster, it also helps in regulating high blood pressure with an added benefit of bypassing possible side effects and hazards of ... Read more...

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New Indian research chair at UCLA to study consciousness


February 23rd, 2008 - 11:10 am ICT by admin
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (IANS) The University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) here will soon have another Indian chair. The chair - to be named Dr Mani Bhaumik Chair of Consciousness ... Read more...

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Ashes of Beatles’ guru Mahesh Yogi immersed in Allahabad


February 12th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by admin
Allahabad, Feb.12 (ANI): The ashes of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the Indian mystic and Beatles' guru, were immersed at the Sangam, the confluence of three holy rivers, the Ganga, the Yamuna and the ... Read more...

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Maharishi Mahesh Yogi cremated


February 11th, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by admin
Allahabad, Feb 11 (ANI): Hundreds of thousands of followers of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi attended his cremation on Monday on the confluence of the Ganges and Yamuna Rivers in Allahabad. The Maharishi, a ... Read more...

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Maharishi Mahesh Yogis funeral today


February 11th, 2008 - 9:40 am ICT by admin
Allahabad, Feb 11 (ANI): The funeral Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the legendary spiritual guru, will take place here today.The funeral pyre will be lit by Brahmachari Girish Verma, his nephew.Yogi, the guru ... Read more...

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Followers pay tribute to Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in Allahabad


February 9th, 2008 - 10:18 pm ICT by admin
Allahabad, Feb 9 (ANI): Followers of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the legendary spiritual guru, lined up in Allahabad on Saturday to pay tribute to the mystic who took transcendental meditation to the West. Maharishi ... Read more...

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Maharishi Mahesh Yogi body to be brought to Allahabad today


February 9th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by admin
Allahabad, Feb 9 (ANI): The body of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, who died at his home in Vlodrop, in The Netherlands, will be brought to his ancestral home here today. His last rites ... Read more...

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