Bill's Art













 "Women's Squash Team Wins with TM" -- Trinity College, Connecticut (8:00)  //  "Katie Perry Advocates Transcendental Meditation to Her Fans"  //  "Oprah Winfrey and Dr. Oz on Offering Transcendental Meditation to all their Employees" (3:44; 2:45)  //  "Success Story -- Transcendental Meditation in an Inner-City School" (7:56; excellent!)  //  "David George, Infantryman" -- PTSD and Transcendental Meditation / 2:34 (website //  "TM and Celebrity -- Super Models Ali Stephens (3:12) and Raquel Zimmerman" (0:45); Liv-Tyler_.jpeg"Actress / Singer Liv Tyler Speaks about Transcendental Meditation for First Responders" (2:37; 2014)  //  "TM and ADHD" -- Adult (BBC; 3:44) / Childhood (3:35) (website); PBS "To the Contrary" -- ADHD - Medication or Meditation?" (10:08)  //  "Sir Paul McCartney (1:52) and Sheryl Crowe (1:38) on Transcendental Meditation® in Schools (in concert; 1:37)"  //  "TM and Homelessness" (3:23)  //  "Freedom Behind Bars -- Transcendental Meditation in Prison" (5:19)  //  "TM®" for Grief / Anxiety / Alcoholism (as treatment for; a research paper  //  "Transcendental Meditation Improves Performance at Military University" (5:12)  //  "Diabetes and Transcendental Meditation at the Winnebago Reservation" (6:41); "Insulin Resistance and TM" (research)  //  "Transcendental Meditation at Visitacion Valley Middle School" (7:16; San Francisco)  //  "David Lynch, Film-maker on Consciousness and Creativity" (8:42; Majestic Theatre, Boston)  //  "Rupert Murdoch and Bill O'Reilley (1:25; Huffington Post) on Transcendental Meditation"  //  "Change Begins Within Concert" -- A Celebrity "TM in Schools" Benefit, with Beatles Paul and Ringo, Sheryl Crowe, Moby and more (1:37; trailer)  //  Ray Dalio (Bridgewater Investments, Director) on "Transcendental Meditation as an Employee Benefit" (in Bloomberg)  //  Donate to Share Transcendental Meditation Worldwide (5:24; a "must-see" video!)  


"Bill's Art Box" is the website of Maharishi University of Management (MUM; come visit)

Art Alumnus Bill Torrington BFA, BEd / 2010



 "La Blanchiseusse" (repaired)


Read a poem - "Picture" // my poetry anthology // see an artwork - "My Landscapes" // enjoy an illustrated short story 

// read and watch my essays / books or videos 

.               ..

.Special Feature:

"Is Transcendental Meditation a Religion?" (per "World Religious Leaders")

Dr. Pamela Peeke on "the science behind Transcendental Meditation"

 See also "TM" for  mental potential / heart diseaseaddiction
Dr. Fred Travis Demonstrates "Brainwave Orderliness"
during the practice of Transcendental Meditation®

(All-India Ayurveda Conference, 2014
 with Shankaracharya)

" Vedic Times Returning!"


"Students Practicing Transcendental Meditation
Around the World"

Dr. George Rutherford, a respected Washington D.C. school
talks about introducing the "TM / Quiet Time" program in schools

TM® in Schools (1:28)  //  in Detroit (5:01)  //  website

"Saving the Disposable Ones in Columbia, South America:
Father Mejia's Catholic Orphanages Learn "TM"



tevie Wonder: "Transcendental Meditation 
gives you peace of mind ... !"



"I am 1,000 percent better when I do that ...
1,000 percent better!"
Oprah Winfrey on Transcendental Meditation


"Two independent pilot studies of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans
showed a
50 percent reduction in symptoms of
post-traumatic stress after eight weeks ...

Washington Post, 2012


"Artists in the Cab" - A St. Louis Journal"

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An unfiltered list of artists, musicians and authors whom I have become acquainted with 
while driving in
my St. Louis taxi-cab


 Yahoo! Finance

"Could this be the key to success on Wall Street? Hedge fund billionaire Ray Dalio thinks so"

By Nicole Goodkind February 27, 2014
"Transcendental Meditation
for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

"Doctors promised him through medication and hard work he could potentially heal over the course of years, but since transcendental meditation he has moved much closer to achieving his recovery in months."
"Transcendental Meditation - a Path to Healing
- U.S. Armed Services official website


"Do some TM ... and then go ahead and live again ..."
           - David George, Infantryman
             An Iraq Veteran




"Transcendental Meditation is just a small patch of magic
which you apply to your life twice a day."

-- Bill

Also, please see:

Veterans Crisis Line

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs


  George Stephanopoulos and Candy Crowley on Transcendental Meditation for PTSD (3:58).. 

 Martin Scorsese on Transcendental Meditation and the David Lynch Foundation (2:37)...
  Jim Carrey mentions Maharishi University of Management on Ellen DeGeneres show (1/28/15) ..
Jerry Seinfeld (0:55) and Ellen DeGeneres (2:33) describe the Easiness and Effectiveness
               of  Transcendental Meditation............................................................


 Dr. Norman Rosenthal on "Transcendental Meditation Compared to Other Meditations" (1:15; webpage)
Drugs, Alcohol and Smoking Cessation and Transcendental Meditation (Addictions Quarterly Journal)


"Maharishi Family Chat" - Vedic Knowledge for a Modern World - Voice of Maharishi University of Management (now listen world-wide ... )
"Global Good News" - A Great Internet Home-page for your Computer... !

"On Learning Maharishi Mahesh Yogi's
Transcendental Meditation ("TM") Technique":

"Seven Easy Steps"  //  //  world-wide

in  St. Louis, Missouri  //  at  The Raj Ayurvedic Health Center, Iowa, USA  //  1-888-532-7686

Oprah-and-Dr.Oz_.jpg "Oprah on Transcendental Meditation"       

"Over 350 scientific studies, published in more than 125 peer-reviewed journals, have verified the benefits of Transcendental Meditation for mental development, physical health,

“With TM, there’s no pressure or regimen. You just sit there
... relax, chill out. There is no wrong way to practice TM,
and for me that’s the allure.”
- Barry Zito, Pitcher, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball
"It was exactly what I needed ... It was the easiest thing I've ever done."
- Cameron Diaz, Actress on learning Transcendental Meditation
(Kindly note: Need-based scholarships are also now available
to learn Transcendental Meditation)


See also:
                                     "Enjoy Maharishi Amrit Kalash Herbal Anti-Oxidant Formula" ...........................................
     (see published research - 
aging // cancer)



"The initial studies demonstrate that Amrit is the most effective antioxidant, by far.
It has
1,000 times more antioxidant power than vitamin C, vitamin E or the drug probucol.
Free radical damage is linked to over 80% of disease."

"In fruit flies fed 12% Maharishi Amrit Kalash ... life span was significantly increased (+70%)."


  "Six Benefits of Transcendental Meditation" (including Anti-Aging
     Women's Health 2/17/2015  

Yogic Flying® Renderings:

Yogic Flying Under the St. Louis Arch"           Nathaniel-and-Deborah-Yogic-Flying-in-Central-Park_.jpg   "A Peace Story
preview; 68 pages)

"Yogic Flying Over the Great Wall of China"     




"One year, and war was over!"

lulu_author.jpg  - "A Peace Story" (illustrated; $1.99/ e-book)        

"The world was ready for peace
...and all were ready to help..."


"Transcendental Meditation at a Buddhist Girls School" (4:26)

An Invitation from "Bill":
 Join or Create an Invincible Assembly or
Community in your Area!   


 "Yogic Flying for World Peace"

(Theory // Research // Demonstration  (p<0.0000000000000000001)



"Transcendental Meditation in Schools"

Also, please watch and share a
short and beautiful video of kids doing "TM".
Please use the "volume slider" to fade-out the music toward the end of this magical montage. 

Kindly note: Some unrelated ads
and videos may appear during this or other special presentations on the "TM" technique.
Research on Maharishi Mahesh Yogi's Transcendental Meditation for students may
be found by clicking here and here.

Thank you!


A "World's Best" Taxi Company: St. Louis County Cab Company    /     314-993-TAXI     /      BBB "Torch" Award (see video; 1:39)

See "Artists in the Cab"


Experience. Convenience ...   "E  - taxi!".....
Visiting St. Louis or just heading to work ... Enjoy our new "Taxi-App" today!

Bill's Hot Cider

Served now for over twenty years!

Place 6 sticks of whole cinnamon and a large pinch of whole cloves in each 64 oz. jug of apple juice overnight.

Add the same amount of spices once more to the bottom of your first pot of hot cider before heating on high. Re-use all whole spices (leave in pot) with each additional filling of crockpot, for increased flavour. Juice may also be "cut" with purified water by one half -- or even by 3/4 (4 water, 1 juice ... plus 1/2 cup of brown sugar) for a great "apple tea"!

Sip very hot and very slowly with good friends or strangers.




 "The World is my Family!"
See the Benefit Concert for Transcendental Meditation in Schools 
(1:39; or watch now on YouTube)


An Historic Interview:

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi on the "Larry King Show" 

KING: You're a bachelor. Do you have
special diets that you eat?

MAHARISHI: I think that a diet that I eat,
everyone may eat the same thing -- some rice,
some dal, some chapattis, something vegetable ...
but I like this organic, organic. 

I recommend the people organic agriculture --
Huge amount of scientific research has shown
that with the Vedic hymns, with the Vedic melodies,
the nutrients grow in the trees very much -- 
in the fruits, in the crops, in the vegetables.
So that is what I am promoting in the world.


 Do the Vedic Shuffle ... press "control or command F" (find on page-- then enter "shuffle" ...  : ).......





~ a special video ~




  www. - Art and Education ... ! 

Kindly note: All art images and videos, poetry and writings in Bills Art Box
are available free for printing, sharing or re-publishing.

Coming soon:  
"Draw with Bill", "On Poetry", "The Essence of Cropping" 

Bill's Next Book:  

"The Light of the Moon Comes From the Moon*: 

How I Learned  Transcendental Meditation  and Other Miracles I Have Known"



Artworks, art videos and writings in "BillsArtBox" were created in

the excellent "MUM" programs or electives:

* quoted from John Hagelin PhD / as first installment (coming soon)





All you need do
is put yourself
at the disposal of Nature for people
to hear about Transcendental Meditation
... and suddenly miracles start to happen! "
.........-- Author






"The Importance of Mentioning Transcendental Meditation" (an Essay)




Of interest:



A Modern Mystery ...



"An Ancient City ... ?" (BBC News 1/19/2002)..

"Dr. Bevan Morris on 8,000 Student Yogic Flyers in Mexico" (15:00; 2012)

"A Peace Story" (68 pg., illustrated; pdf e-book)   

"Stress reduction with the Transcendental Meditation program was associated with 43% reduction for all cause mortality, myocardial infarction and stroke ..."

2009 American Heart Association, Inc.



 "Transcendental Meditation Helps Grade School &
Middle School Students & Teachers (4:55) 

  "Transcendental Meditation at Visitacion Valley Grade School,
San Francisco" (7:16; with research)
Oprah Winfrey on the "TM" technique (2:00) / also with Dr. Oz  Oprah-and-Dr.Oz_.jpg on offering
Transcendental Meditation to all their employees (3:44)
 "12 Great Places to Visit -- Fairfield, Iowa" (visit now / see map ...!) 
 Mother Earth News / September 2006
. .
A quiz:

Can you find a word with thirteen letters that has 6 vowels ...
and five of them are the same letter?



A hint - The answer is on this page.
Good luck ...  
and world peace !..


Special Preview: 


      An ancient solution for War and Terrorism ...!



                                     Transcendental Meditation®                                                Yogic Flying®......................................................




                     See:  Maharishi Effect    Video (4:09)             See:   Book   Research (in Yale Press)  A Short Story 

      "War is just the built-up sigh of stressed individuals as it breaks out into nature ..."
                      -- Maharishi Mahesh Yogi                        
Euromaiden Press (Ukraine) / February 13, 2015 
New York Daily Digest / June 13, 2014



"In the Transcendental Meditation and Transcendental Meditation-Sidhi Program [including Yogic Flying] we have the practical knowledge needed to ring the Bell of Invincibility and forever free man from bondage.

The nature of life is unbounded inner Bliss Consciousness. There is no need for any individual to suffer or for any nation to face problems."  -- Maharishi Mahesh Yogi




"In the Transcendental Meditation and Transcendental Meditation-Sidhi Program [including Yogic Flying] we have the practical knowledge needed to ring the Bell of Invincibility and forever free man from bondage.

The nature of life is unbounded inner Bliss Consciousness. There is no need for any individual to suffer or for any nation to face problems."  -- Maharishi Mahesh Yogi





Collected Research on the Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi Programs

Volume 1-6

(click to view)



"On creating an Invincible Assembly in your area or for your country ..." 
"Yogic Flying for Inner and Outer Peace" (4:44; National Geographic -- English // en Francais // in India)
"Yogic Flying Over the Great Wall of China" -- An Image
2016 Annual
Men's Yogic Flying Competition
Sunday, May 17th



                                     For information:  //  Learn Yogic Flying at MUM


                                                            ~ Attendance Open to the Public ~ 

                                                                                  (see map / research)









Explore Fairfield, Iowa ... !

Beaches, Parks, Camping/Parks, Accomodations, Restaurants, Health Centers, Walking/Biking Trails (See Video - 5:19; J.S.Bach), Performing Arts Center, Fairfield Airport, Attend Invincible America Assembly (support available)

Fairfield Visitors ...

     Oprah-Winfrey_.jpg    Jim-Carrey_.jpg

      (with Dr. Oz - 3:44)









Huffington Post / September 15, 2014 
 "It was as if a subtle all-pervasive continuum of pure awareness had been slid under the finite dynamic activity field that was playing out before me."
--  a practitioner of Transcendental Meditation

Kindly also "find" on this page:
Transcendental Meditation and ...
Authors / Amrit/ Women / Arch / Veterans / World Leaders / African American / Celebrities / Teacher / Fairfield / India / Baptist / Winnebago / Vastu / Creativity / Norwich / Trinity / Yale / Home / Employee / Bridgewater / Native American / Shuffle / Raquel / Ali / Rose / Military / Iraq / Christianity / Bill /
Japan / Brazil / Korea / Africa / South America / India / Ukraine / Middle East / Warrior / Creation / Mozambique / Israel / Ferguson / Russia / New York / Washington / China / Great Wall / Family / St. Louis / Fairfield / Where / Kindly / Find / Learn / More / Enjoy ...
Alcohol / Prison / Blue Cross / PTSD / Disease. / Addiction / Suffering / Heart / Atherosclerosis / Anti Aging / DHEAS / Drugs / Blood Pressure / Doctor / Immortality / Competition / Performance / Social Behavior / Amrit Kalash / Health / Obsessive-Compulsive / Full Potential / The Raj / Blue Cross / Diabetes / Pain / HIV / Anti-Oxidant / Mental Capacity / Hypertension / ADHD / Smoking / Bliss / Explore / Transcend / Enlightenment 
War / Poetry / Vedic / Celebrity / Celebrities / Tell Millions / Research / Dlf.TV / TM / Mind / Story / The Hill / Sponsor / Donate / KHOE / Maharishi University / Vastu / Terrorism / Invincibility / Initiative / Create / Found / Join / Visitor / Student / Religion / Einer / Taxi / Loop Trail / Tolkein / Albert / Frost / Masters / Penn / School / Sharma / LitterWalker / Good News / the myth of the relaxation response / Translate / Video / Vatican / World-Wide / Performing Arts / Art Walk / Art / TM Mobile / Sin / VS / Peace / Sing / Society / Peace Palace / Vedic Vibration / Sidhi / Patanjali / Group Practice / Co-Ordinate / Education / Catalogue / Art Walk / IDT / Maharishi Effect / Dosha / Crime / Hagelin /  Yogic Flying / Ayurveda / Maharishi 
Huffington Post / Time / Wall Street Journal / Mother Earth News / Women's Health / New York Daily / Education Journal / Preventive Cardiology / Washington's Blog / PBS / FBI / Fox News
Liv / Jerry / Oprah / Oz / Jennifer / Ellen / Audri / Howard / Clint / Russell  


.... Coming soon to


 Illustrated  E-Books by Bill Torrington:




 "Twelve Poems, including Summer Walk" (pdf. $1.99) preview




All the poetry found at in one volume, including "Oneness" and "Summer Walk" --- "A well-constructed book with a great cover!" --  B.G.  (12 poems / two essays)

 "What degree is bestowed
        By goodnight hugs of a seven-year-old? ..."
Summer Walk
Moments of sunlight,
Eons of trees,
Green leaf's dance on
  Primordial breeze ...
"A Peace Story" (pdf. $1.99) full preview / 68 pgs.


A short tale of sudden peace
... "I was on the edge of my seat at every turn" -- M.,B. (reading time - 60 minutes)


with six exciting renderings from


"Yogic Flying Under the St. Louis Gateway Arch"

"Nathaniel and Deborah Yogic Flying in Central Park" (read as web-book)



Preview and Order Now!


Fairfield, Iowa!    


  (Vimeo; 5:19 / J.S.Bach)

   Fairfield "First Fridays Artwalk" 
"Sondheim Theater for the Performing Arts" Schedule

Other Fairfield, Iowa artists:
Please also "find" on this page (wihout quote marks):

 "A Vedic Home"
Buildings in Accord with Mother Nature 

"Maharishi Vedic Vibration Technology"  
Instant Relief from Chronic Pain and Suffering  

 "Amrit Kalash" 

 World's Most Powerful Anti-Oxidant Formula. 

see - information / research (incl. Amrit Kalash and anti-aging) /  
book (incl. original binding discount)




1,000 times more powerful as an anti-oxidant than Vitamin C or E

~ decreases all four major heart risks

~ 40 studies performed at four top research institutions 



Also enjoy:


"Reading Tolkein"  

See as a Still-Life Photo // See as a Sketch (coming soon)





A Student Teaching Video (3 min.)

and "Bill's Education Website": 


Thanks, Bill 






"Taking recourse to my own self-referral nature, I create again and again."

-- Vedic texts, on the act of creation



My Art Videos - Select Full Screen
My Artwork and Poetry


                "A Peace Journey"

                "Fairfield Loop Trail"
                  (5:13; J.S. Bach)

                "Coming Home"

                "Foggy Point"          "Morning"

                "Mist Fantasy"         "Picture"

                "Romance"              "The Road We Abide"







Miss Audri Rose

First Grandchild





"Little River"

A "World's Best" Taxi Company: St. Louis County Cab Company    /     314-993-TAXI     /      BBB "Torch" Award (see video; 1:39)


Experience. Convenience ...   "E  - taxi!".....
Two questions for a Physicist:
Question #1 ... or 2: 
"Is Consciousness the Unified Field?" (a reference video; 49:01 // a scientific paper - Hagelin, J) 
 Question #2 or 1 ... or both:
"Is the Unified Field Conscious?" (a reference book; Nader, T.)


"Nebula as Rose"


My College -
Maharishi University of Management (MUM)

Visit !  //  Get MUM Apps !



Historic First Catalogue of Maharishi University of Management (MUM / MIU, 1974)
(click cover to view inside; read about MUM's history


Dr. Yukio Hatoyama, Prime Minister of Japan







Other countries now featuring instruction in Transcendental Meditation: 





and more worldwide: (and see video / 1:32)  (learn "TM" at the Raj!) blog  (fiction / literature; 68 pg.)





... and please enjoy 


 “Applications of the Transcendental Meditation Program in Modern Society


and ............


"World Leaders Who Practice Transcendental Meditation"

 "First I started the practice of Transcendental Meditation myself, then introduced the practice to my close family, my cabinet of ministers, my government officers and my military. The result has been political peace* and balance in nature in my country."


Joachim Chissano, president of Mozambique (1986 - 2005)









   "Coming Home" (2:03) 
More Bliss
Exquisite bliss, the paradigm of gain
And greater gain -- no loss is less than this,
No gain is more than perfect pure sweet bliss.
I greet the morning gold inside, no stain.
Life celebrates itself through innocence,
Discrimination, and their holy blend.
The thought of bliss is to true bliss its friend;
Pure bliss rests through and past all thought and sense.
Whole ocean, inner lively fullness, flows
Inside upon the velvet plate, the pool
Of consciousness, the precious charm non-dual,
Which like the waxing moon with brilliance grows.
The ocean, stirred by storm, is water still:
With Atmananda our rich life we fill.
Einar Olsen

 Additional Maharishi Vedic Science® knowledge:
Enjoy the "Maharishi Channel"!

Historic lecture series, World Peace recitation, Maharishi "Family Chat"
and lots, lots more!

Online  //  Smart-phone app
 Maharishi University of Management "MUM Review" -- Archives / Current Issue / Blog


My Art Instructor -


Attend a Free Weekend Visitor's Workshop and Tour at "MUM"!
Become a Student at "MUM"!

 "Argiro Student Center"
(see photos) 
 This web-site was easily created
     in  Trellix  Site-builder  five-stars.jpg - "Bill"
Please note -  Links may become temporarily unresponsive during upgrading. Thank you ...



"One Morning" - A Photo Essay About Living in Fairfield, Iowa

(please click here for more royalty-free artwork)

Special Feature:
Programs at Maharishi University of Management (click here) for becoming
a teacher of the Transcendental Meditation Technique



 An Introduction to Maharishi Mahesh Yogi's Transcendental Meditation Technique: 

 "Transforming Lives Through Transcendental Meditation" (5:24; play now)




Fast Facts about Transcendental Meditation // Yogic Flying:


87% decreased heart disease (Blue-Cross Health Insurance statistics, 1987)

25% decreased high school drop-out rate (Education journal, 2013)

23% decreased crime rate in Washington D.C. (FBI Uniform Crime Reports, District of Columbia,

June-July 1993; see #8)

25% reduced risk of atherosclerosis (heart attack and stroke) in 9-12 months

(Journal of Preventive Cardiology, 2014)







Other important health news:

on "walking" as the best exercise  

from Maharishi Global Good News (Reuters)

on curry ingredient "cucumin" -- now found to be a natural suppressor of traumatic memories (such as experienced in PTSD)

from Science Alert (1/2015)








Russell Simmons on Transcendental Meditation (DLF.TV; 4:13)  

  Bill O'Reilly on the David Lynch Foundation (Fox News; 1:25)  //  Maharishi Mahesh Yogi on
the Larry King Show  (in print / in video; 5:00)

Paul and Ringo Sing for the Children -

"Change Begins Within" Concert (2:39; DLF.TV) 

New York City, New York / April 4th, 2009


"The Complete Book of Yogic Flying"   Preview ("excellent!")  //  Purchase (Special Discount --
New, Only $15.00)  //  Web (see "TM-Sidhis")  //  Theory //  Research (in Yale Press, 1988; p< 0.001)
"Body lifts up, moves forward ... bubbling bliss!" 
"Each hop is a cosmic smile for the whole universe.
His Holiness Maharishi Mahesh Yogi on
the exhalted performance of first-stage "Patanjali Yogic Flying"
during the Transcendental Meditation-Sidhi Program
(see "group practice" research video; 4:06) // read a short story) 



Also kindly see:

Amrit Kalash: Nature's Most Powerful Anti-Oxidant Formula (see book / excellent ...!);

original binding discount - new or used

Pro-Biotics: Good Bacteria Fighting for your Digestive Health *

Labile Hypertension: Wildly Fluctuating Blood Pressure Explained!



 and please see this important website: 

on the effects of Vitamin D3 deficiency, including full body weakness (2,000 studies world-wide)

from Vitamin D Council (a non-profit educational organization)

*including for incurable hunger

In defense of the "Maharishi Effect":



"Peace In The Middle East Is A Real Possibility – See For Yourself"

Washington's Blog  /  September 27. 2014
 " Invincible Defense Technology (IDT) is a scientifically validated approach. Extensive in-field
military experience, coupled with peer-reviewed research shows that IDT can effectively,
efficiently, and quickly end the current turmoil, and eliminate the rising spiral of violence. "
-- from the article
Bill's Note: This article begins and ends with the journalist's strong support
of the Maharishi Effect theory (see also "MUM supports Ukraine Peace Initiative"
- donate / see related research now)


See also:

"Transcendental Meditation Improves Performance at Military University" (6:42)

Four reasons to learn more about Maharishi's
Transcendental Meditation ("TM"):


1) Man uses only a small portion of his mental potential


2) Using more of his potential improves every aspect of his life - mental capacity, physical health,

social behavior and world peace


3) Transcendental Meditation is a mental technique that allows anyone to begin to use more of

their full potential in life


4) TM is not a religion -- it is a simple procedure which is easy to learn, works immediately

and is enjoyable to practice. It is practiced sitting comfortably for 15-20 minutes, twice a day.


Find out more about Maharishi's Transcendental Meditation at // (see blog) or 1-888-532-7686 (1-888-LEARN TM) ... and at "The Raj"!




Join, Sponsor, Co-Ordinate or Found 
Sponsor or Co-ordinate a Maharishi Vedic Peace Palace (instruction center) for your area!
Enroll in the Masters in Vedic Science program at MUM!
"How to Build a Peace Palace" - a step-by-step manual (150 pages)





A Riddle:


When do two negatives equal a positive?


Answer: In common speech ... as in: 

"Don't tell nobody about ... "


P.S. What is an antonym for "nobody" ... ?


Thanks ... ( :









 Robert Frost
 "In acquainting his awareness with this initial field of culture during
Transcendental Meditation, the author or poet learns to play freely with words ... and with the emotions they create."


"The Red Maple" (1914) 
 "The Art of Landscape Painting" - An Essay (Capstone paper / MUM 2009)

"Other brushes have claimed rights to these waters. A white man is but a tenant
here, or a guest. Yet an artist must record beauty, even borrowed."
















 "Dr. Oz and Oprah Discuss

Transcendental Meditation"


12/07/2011 / 3:44; The Dr. Oz Show 



Also see:



Transcendental Meditation in Africa and South America

Transcendental Meditation around the World







Actress Judy Greer documents how "TM" has changed the lives of teachers, students and women in transition

who have learned the practice at the David Lynch Foundation. (AOL. Originals; Apr 28, 2014)  



Yahoo Finance® on Transcendental Meditation  including Ray Dalio and Bridgewater Associates

(world's largest hedge fund) and company! (Yahoo "Daily Ticker"; article and video, 3:19; Feb. 27, 2014)



New York Daily Digest on "A Proven Security Strategy" to end conflict in the Middle East, and Russia and Ukraine
(Mar. 27, 2014 / see research)


 "Make Ringo Starr’s Birthday Wish Come True -
Post a Peace Sign Selfie For a Good Cause!"
InStyle Magazine  July 7th, 2014 

"Change Begins with a New Pair of (David Lynch) Workout Pants"  July 16, 2014
"Spiritual Quest Led Paul Horn to his Serene Sound"
Globe and Mail, Toronto  July 25, 2014




"The Flower That Shattered the Stone" John Denver (1990)

As an album // As a video (3:00; assembled by Bill Torrington)


Comment: "A long-time practitioner of Transcendental Meditation -- one of his best songs!" 



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 "In the future, men will be able to speak of war only
in the past tense."



"Nathaniel Turner had a mission: to tell as many people as possible about Transcendental Meditation -- as quickly as he could!

"This is the story of one man's quest to end war -- and of the host of helpers who made it happen!" 




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... from






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John Hagelin Ph.D., 2009; 4:09 min. (excellent!)
  Chances of error, or "probability value":  


(see more research)






                ... and please read



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"The effect you have on others is the most valuable currency there is." 
-- Actor Jim Carrey, MUM Commencement ceremony
May 24, 2014 
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"Why we came to MUM ..."

  An MUM student-produced video (
4:00 min.)


"One Morning..."

A Photo-Tale about Fairfield, Iowa, USA

Inspired by Brazil, where students in 48,000 schools are now learning to practice
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi's Transcendental Meditation (from
(1:13 // see research)

A Special Invitation -

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Michael Blitz and Linda Castillons
in St. Louis, Missouri and Brentwood - 641-919-3296
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@ Global Good (click above)


"TM® in Schools"

Homeless Learn TM"



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"Climate Action Begins
in St. Louis





Special Feature -
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Oprah in the Golden Domes of Pure Knowledge:

                   "I am 1,000 % better when I do that -- 1,000 % better ... when I
                   take myself back to something bigger than myself."

Oprah Winfrey on the benefits of practicing Transcendental  

                   "Dr. Mehmet Oz on why he and his staff practice the TM technique"
                                - Play
Video  (2:46)

                   "Oprah visits Maharishi School in Fairfield, Iowa"

                           - Maharishi School News, November 30, 2011

Maharishi University of Management
Authors and Alumni -

"The Cosmic View of Albert Einstein: Writings on Art, Science, and Peace"

by Albert Einstein, Walt Martin, Magda Ott and James Van Allen (Oct. 1, 2013)

Where does humanity fit into the cosmos? Albert Einstein, one of history's towering scientific geniuses
explores this fascinating subject in a unique anthology - featuring some of his most inspirational
writings - illustrated with mind-bending photographs of the universe.

Amazon $11.91 -- Seven five-star ratings in the UK in first month (10/2013); Scientific American
Book of the Month Club; BookMart (Canada) BestSeller List



Also enjoy -
Maharishi Vedic Observatory - A Video Tour (37:00; YouTube)
Yogic_Flying_Demonstration_Washington_DC.jpg   "The Complete Book of Yogic Flying" -- History and SourceBook / Gift   $49.00
   "The Supreme Awakening" -- Inspiration and Self-Development / New Release  $35.00
   "The Transcendental Rose" -- Auto-Biography  Amazon   $27.00



This incisive and insightful book is truly outstanding. Not only is it well-reasoned and scientifically solid, it's a pleasure to read --  and a must-read. Through its masterful marshaling of facts, it dispels the cloud of disinformation that has misled people into believing that GE foods have been adequately tested and don't entail abnormal risk."
-- David Scubert, Ph.D molecular biologist and Head of Cellular Neurobiology, Salk Institute for Biological Studies



Howard Stern and Hugh Jackman discuss Transcendental Meditation (2:00 min. / YouTube)
Also: Howard Stern speaks about Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (15:00 min.)

Part One

Part Two  (brief profanity)


                   Transcendental Meditation for Smoking

                   Transcendental Meditation for Depression

                   Transcendental Meditation for World Peace (1985)




Happiest Moments!

"Chilean Miner Rescue"
"Jackie Evancho Sings an Aria"  (I-Pad)
"Baby Jessica"
 Visit a small school with a big mission in Nepal:
Enjoy also:


Film-Maker David Lynch



"I’ve been practicing TM for 41 years, and if you’re a human being,

Transcendental Meditation will work for you.


Pretty much everybody’s got stress these days, and more and more

people have traumatic stress. Traumatic stress, tension, depression,

sorrow, hate, anger, and fear—all of these things in the family of

negativity—these things start to lift away when you get a technique

that allows you to transcend every day; to experience the deepest,

most eternal level of life; that field of pure consciousness and unity

at the base of all matter and mind.


It works the first time, and every time."




Read full article 


Read David's Book "Catching the Big Fish" 


"Mentioning TM "

An Essay by Bill Torrington
More essays:

"The Art of Landscape Painting"
"Art and Traditions of Native North American Peoples": An Essay and Book Report
"Transcendental Meditation and Poetry: The Journey Home"

(click on art tiles below for full view of artwork)

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                                                           "Girl in a Beret"                             "By the Wharf"                             "Oneness"


" Rupert Murdoch takes up transcendental meditation, the hot new creed among CEOs "

Yahoo! Finance, April 13, 2013

Special Feature:

"Top US CEOS Learn
Transcendental Meditation!" *

Play video

Maharishi Global Family Chat // Sept 23, 2008
(including series introduction)

in Greenwich, Connecticut ... and at "The Raj"!

with Bob Roth of

David Lynch Foundation (click here to see an excellent introductory video on
Transcendental Meditation from David Lynch TV (; 3 min. // self-start)

See also:

Learning Transcendental Meditation -- Seven Easy Steps 
... and also enjoy !


"Restful Alertness"
during Transcendental Meditation® ("TM"):

Webpage   //   watch:  Video





Physiological traits of "transcending" during
Vedic meditation ...
(Click charts to
 view traits)

Maharishi University of Management
M.B.S. in Sustainable Living -

one of the leading Environmental degree program in the United States!


YouTube (4:20) // Website
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"Perhaps you have noticed that even in the very lightest breeze you can hear the voice of the cottonwood tree. This we understand is its prayer to the Great Spirit; for not only men, but all things and all beings pray to Him continually in differing ways."
-- Black Elk, ca 1863-1950 
"There is nothing small about a tent."
-- Anonymous
US: Hawaii's Kauai Island moves to curb gene-altered crops, pesticide testing
.17 October 2013 - "Lawmakers on the tropical island of Kauai, Hawaii, on Wednesday approved a hotly contested measure
aimed at reining in widespread pesticide use by companies testing new genetically modified crops on the island. The vote on Kauai came amid a global backlash against the spread of genetically-modified organisms in food and feed (GMO).
Critics claim they contribute to greater pesticide use, environmental damage, and health concerns
for people and animals. 'This victory is an amazing credit to the people of Kauai who stood up to massive pressure from the GMO companies and won their right to know about pesticides and GMOs in their community,' said Charles Margulis, a spokesman for the California-based Center for Environmental Health, which supported the bill."
(read more)
.      .   
 First hydrogen fuel cell vehicles in Canada to be offered in Vancouver 
2 December 2014 - "Hyundai has announced they will be the first car company in Canada to make hydrogen
fuel cell electric vehicles. The Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) will be available to Canadians on a 3-year lease beginning in early 2015 in the Vancouver area.
'We firmly believe that Hyundai has already
surpassed the tipping point in fuel cell technology development and that it's ready to be driven by customers interested in pioneering a zero-emissions automotive future,' said Don Romano, president and CEO of Hyundai Auto Canada Corp."
(read more) 
 Canada: Ontario government seeks to reduce pesticide use by 80 per cent by 2017
28 March 2015 - In an effort to protect bees, birds, butterflies, and other pollinators, the Ontario government is seeking to reduce a specific class of pesticides by 80 per cent by 2017. On Monday, the provincial government announced its Pollinator Health Action Plan. The first step would be to change pesticide regulation, in particular reducing the number of acres planted with neonicotinoid pesticides.
(read more)

Find more good news of the Environment




 "A Small Micronesian Island Takes a Big Stand on Plastic Bags"

-- National Geographic 4/6/2015









 World's Best Videos about the Transcendental Meditation technique:









The Best of "Global Good"

"Vatican City: 100,000 attend Syria peace vigil"     

        8 September 2013 - "Tens of thousands of people filled St Peter's Square for a four-hour Syria
peace vigil late Saturday, answering Pope Francis' call for a grassroots cry for peace that was echoed
by Christians and non-Christians alike in Syria and in vigils around the world."

"US: How genetically engineered foods will be eradicated"

2 September 2013 - There's every reason to be optimistic when it comes to getting genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) out of our food supply.


    Bill's Pick:

The World's Happiest Movie!


"The Russians are Coming! The Russians are Coming!" (1965)

Transcendental Meditation in the Military Today!


"Good Morning America"
with George Stephanopoulos 12/13/2012

Play (3:58)
"U.S. Armed Services advances research
on Transcendental Meditation
® "

Two million dollar study to unfold effect of TM on
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
for army and






See also:

"Homeless Veteran's Learn Transcendental Meditation"
at the DOE Program, New York City --

the top
U.S. homeless recovery program!

Video (3:00)


A Special Transcript

" Where Does the Mind Go During Transcendental Meditation?

An address by:

Dr. Bevan Morris, President
Maharishi University of Management

"During the practice of Transcendental Meditation, the active mind settles
 down to experience finer and finer aspects of the thinking process, until it
 reaches the state where the mind is completely in 
its most settled state ..."


A Short Photo Essay:

"Transcendental MeditationTM Around the World"  (1:33 / Play Video)

"Now a formula has been verified that it is possible to eliminate problems.
And that, by developing the quality of life of the individual ...

Any country can fix up a time to come out of problems ...
We have those means today to bring the knowledge to all the people
in any country, in any short time."

- Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
announcing the Dawn of the Age of Enlightenment
March, 1975 / Royal Albert Hall
London, England

A Teaching Video

Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment
Practicum, May 2008


 quick.jpg  (download QuickTime)






My Education Website:

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Mentioning TM "

An Essay by Bill
"One Morning..."

A Photo-Tale about Fairfield, Iowa, USA

Important Research:


avid George, Operation Desert Storm 
Learns Transcendental Meditation"

(2009;  See
study; article )

Kindly forward to all U.S. servicemen:

A G.I. Family Sponsorship Plan "

CNN War Corespondent
Candy Crowley

" David Lynch Supports Teaching Veterans to Meditate " * 

Associated Press; 12/4/2011

*  Translate ...

Also, please see:

An Introduction to.Consciousness-Based Education!


Click to view now

"If you have questions about the effectiveness of Transcendental Meditation (TM), I would ask you
to look at the research documenting all the benefits of meditation for the students and staff ..." 

Pierre Joseph, Assistant Principal
 Hartford, Connecticut

Video; 5:19



"1.5 Million Children to Learn
TM // Reduce Crime in Rio" :

"Meditation* Eases Heart Disease" (47%; Transcendental Meditation:
article - *BBC)



See Studies -
American Heart Association Journal

"Stress reduction with the Transcendental Meditation program was associated with 43% reduction in risk
for myocardial infarction and stroke ..." (Circulation. 2009;120:S461.)


BBC News, November 17, 2009:

Attend a free Introductory Lecture on Transcendental Meditation
in your area:

 Linda Castillons    573-334-9108 (Eastern Missouri)

1-888-Learn TM  //
 ... and at "The Raj"!


including North America | Asia/Pacific | South America | Europe | Africa/ Middle East

On Becoming a Teacher of Transcendental Meditation:

 or inquire at 

TM and ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)

  on  BBC  //  on  YouTube









" New Study Shows Improved Brain Function in ADHD Students "

The MUM Review / April 6, 2011     

MUM Review  -- Archives / Current Issue / Blog





Music Stars on
"Transcendental Meditation for Students"








"Change Begins Within:
The Event"

Eddie Vetter, Jim James, Sheryl Crowe " (Music Video - Trailer:  1 min 37 sec)

April 4th, 2009
Radio City Music Hall, New York


Click above and below for testimonials

Ringo Starr

Mike Love of the Beach Boys

Donovan Leach

Eddie Vetter (Rolling Stone magazine, March 4, 2009)


More Videos:

Transcendental Meditation and U.S. Veterans

(for PTSD) 2:24 min.

Transcendental Meditation and North American Indians

(for Diabetes)  2:00 min. //  (for
Overall Health)   5:00 min. YouTube

Transcendental Meditation and Rehabilitation

(in U.S. Prisons) 5:19 min.


and finally ...


You are invited to read  
(68 pages; illustrated)