a technique, based on ancient Hindu writings, by which one seeks to achieve a relaxed state through regular periods of meditation during which a mantra is repeated. Abbreviation: TM
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Origin of transcendental meditation
First recorded in 1965–70
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British Dictionary definitions for transcendental meditation
trademark US a technique, based on Hindu traditions, for relaxing and refreshing the mind and body through the silent repetition of a mantra. Disseminated by an international organization founded by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (1917-2008), an Indian-born guruAbbreviation: TM
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