Talk:Transcendental Meditation

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Misrepresented Citations[edit]

I am concerned that the tenth and eleventh citations in this article are not represented correctly. The line reads, "It is impossible to say whether or not it has any effect on health, as the research to date is of poor quality." This appears very biased and also misrepresents the citations attributed to it. The tenth citation, retrieved from Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviewsdoi:10.1002/14651858.CD004998.pub2. states that there is not enough research done on persons with anxiety disorders. To me, this does not constitute that meditation has no effect on health because that would give the impression that this study was performed on subjects with sound psychological health. Then the eleventh citation, retrieved from "Meditation practices for health: state of the research". https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17764203 does not name Transcendental Meditation. The site only names Mantra meditation. For this reason, I believe it is not a reliable source. I believe the line should be deleted and possibly replaced with another line that is backed by citations and discusses the wide controversy over health enhancement. RayDudo (talk) 20:50, 25 March 2016 (UTC)

You are right indeed. This section of scientific research is just a joke as I said it here :[1].
This is just clear POV Pushing, ignoring dozens of or third reliable and independent sources published in peers reviewed scientific journals (that fits the Wikipedia standards for good sources).
And I found many more of them. We can make a good article based on scientific basis and Wikipedia standards. Jdontfight (talk) 16:19, 8 May 2016 (UTC)

technique[edit]

I was hoping this section would give a terse description of the technique and wha sets it apart from other kinds of meditation. Doceddi (talk) 09:38, 10 April 2016 (UTC)

See Transcendental Meditation technique. TimidGuy (talk) 11:07, 10 April 2016 (UTC)

Some more news about TM?[edit]

- Ministry of Health of Luxembourg

- Loyola University Chicago offers medical students meditation

@Alexbrn and @Doc James, POV Pushing should end on this page. Why not built a good objective article for a change? Jdontfight (talk) 12:15, 27 May 2016 (UTC)