Definition of Transcendental Meditation in English:

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Transcendental Meditation

Pronunciation: /ˈˌtranˌ(t)senden(t)l medəˈtāSHən/ Pronunciation: /ˈˌtran(t)snˈden(t)l medəˈtāSHən/
(abbreviation TM)


A technique for detaching oneself from anxiety and promoting harmony and self-realization by meditation, repetition of a mantra, and other yogic practices, promulgated by an international organization founded by the Indian guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (circa 1911–2008).
Example sentences
  • It was then that the Beatles discovered Mahesh Yogi and Transcendental Meditation.
  • The man holding these innovative brand of press meets is none other than the founder of Transcendental Meditation, Maharshi Mahesh Yogi.
  • I was also much influenced by Indian meditation practices, starting with Transcendental Meditation around 1970, and various other forms of meditation and yoga over the years.

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Syllabification: Tran·scen·den·tal Med·i·ta·tion

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