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  1. 1. THE TRANSCENDENTAL MEDITATION PROGRAM CONSCIOUSNESS-BASED EDUCATION IMMEDIATE AND LONG-TERM RESULTS IN SCHOOLS 40 Years of Experience and Scientific Validation PROGRAM FOR SCHOOLS Inner Development and Outer Success C D onsciousness-Based education makes use of the natural he Consciousness-Based education program is easily ecades of research and experience confirm that any and effortless Transcendental Meditation program, founded by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, for developing stu- dents’ full inner potential. More than 600 scientific research stud- T implemented into any school without disrupting the existing academic schedule. The Consciousness-Based education program includes the following components: school or social organization that implements the Consciousness-Based education program will experi- ence immmediate benefits. ies conducted at over 200 universities and research institutes in Within a few weeks of implementation, research and 30 countries verify the wide-ranging benefits of this technique 1. The Transcendental Meditation program. Professionally experience have shown: for individual life and society. By developing increasing use of trained teachers are provided to instruct students and teachers. • Greater cooperation from students the total brain, the Transcendental Meditation program strength- Students practice the Transcendental Meditation program for 10-15 • Less violence and disorder in classrooms and halls ens the cognitive, physiological, and affective foundations of minutes in their classroom at the beginning and end of the school day. • More focused classroom environment learning, while promoting more healthy life-style choices and 2. The Total Knowledge curriculum—relating all sub- • More harmonious school climate positive behavior. jects of study to the student’s own experience. By explor- • Decreased anxiety At the same time, regular practice of this technique significantly ing universal principles of natural law, students discover pat- Within a few months, educational measurement has shown: reduces the stress and tension that many students and teachers terns of order and growth in their own daily life, in the lives of • Increased ability to focus and broad comprehension experience daily, and creates a happy, harmonious, focused learn- great men and women of the nation, and in the natural world. • Increased intelligence ing environment. The Transcendental Meditation program is not They learn that the unified field of natural law, described by • Improved memory a religion or religious practice, and involves no change in physics as giving rise to all the diversity, order, and harmony in • Increased tolerance lifestyle or belief. More than five million people around the the universe, can be experienced as the simplest, most wakeful • Increased self-confidence world, of all cultures and backgrounds, have learned the practice. • Reduced absenteeism and tardiness level of their own awareness—Transcendental Consciousness. This classroom study, together with the practice of the Trans- Within a year, educational measurement has shown: SELECTED SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH FINDINGS* cendental Meditation technique, enables students to understand • Improved scores on standardized tests of basic skills and systematically develop their unlimited potential and their • Increased creativity Benefits relevant to students • Improved moral reasoning • Improved academic achievement • Decreased substance abuse connection to everything in the universe. • Reduced substance abuse • Increased creativity • Reduced stress and anxiety • Increase in fluid intelligence (IQ) • Increased self-esteem 3. Prevention-oriented health education. Students learn • Improved moral reasoning • Improved general health knowledge and skills to make life-supporting choices for a Schools Can Become Centers of Coherence for Society • Increased field independence (not as easily influenced by others) healthy, balanced daily routine. The basis of this curriculum is The Transcendental Meditation program and its advanced Benefits relevant to teachers the discovery that the fundamental qualities of natural law that ® aspect, the TM-Sidhi program, when practiced in large • Reduced stress and anxiety • Improved mental clarity structure the universe are also found in the structure and func- groups at a school, not only bring benefits to students, but also • Increased energy and vitality • Increased mental well-being tion of the human physiology. generate a profound influence of orderliness and positivity in • Reduced incidence of illness • Increased efficiency the environment. Almost 50 studies document improved qual- • Lowered health insurance use • Increased self-actualization 4. Professional development. This seminar series on the ity of life and significant reductions in negative trends of soci- fundamental principles of the Consciousness-Based education *Original scientific papers are available upon request. ety, including decreased violence and crime rate. Using this program prepares teachers to teach the Total Knowledge class technology of consciousness, schools can rise to become cen- and supervise group practice of the Transcendental Meditation ©2000 Maharishi Vedic Education Development Corporation. All rights reserved. ters of harmony and coherence for the whole society. ®Transcendental Meditation, TM, TM-Sidhi, and Consciousness-Based are registered or common law trademarks program. licensed to Maharishi Vedic Education Development Corporation and used under sublicense or with permission.
  2. 2. CONSCIOUSNESS-BASED EDUCATION PROGRAM What is the response of educators, students, and parents Improves Educational Outcomes to Consciousness-Based education? by Developing Students’ Full Inner Potential “Learning Transcendental Meditation is one of the best things CONSCIOUSNESS-BASED EDUCATION ASSOCIATION that ever happened to me. I’m more rested, more focused, and O ur schools are entrusted with the responsibility to develop the most important natural resource of our nation—the intelligence and creativity of our youth. The Consciousness-Based education program enables any more calm and happy.” —Middle school student, Nebraska “We introduced the Transcendental Meditation program at Fletcher-Johnson School in Washington, D.C., in 1994. We THE school to fulfill this responsibility by systematically had amazing results. I used to have to be in the streets all the developing the latent creativity and intelligence of students, so that irrespective of their educational or socio-economic background they can experience increasing success and time to stop the fighting, but after we started the TM program, I didn't have to go out there. You walk into the school and you feel it's tension-free, a stress-free school right in the heart of CONSCIOUSNESS - fulfillment every day. This is accomplished through effective, proven technologies of consciousness, featuring the Transcen- dental Meditation® program. the inner city, right around where we had plenty of violence.” —Principal, Maryland BASED SM Development of Consciousness Is Key to Learning “Consciousness-Based schools invest in rest. They encourage teachers to use the most effective means of staying rested. The dividend is we don't burn out. The difference is tremendous in EDUCATION Traditionally, education has attended primarily to what students study—the objective aspect of knowledge—without systematically developing the subjective basis of knowledge, terms of feeling revived, rejuvenated, ready for the next class, the next day, the next year.” —High school teacher, Iowa PROGRAM the student’s consciousness. Yet it is the quality of the students’ “My experience with the Transcendental Meditation technique founded by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi consciousness, or awareness, that determines their degree of has been wonderful! I really look forward to meditation after a intelligence, creativity, confidence, inner calm, and motiva- day of teaching. I also enjoy meditating with my class. When tion—all fundamental to educational. Scientific research veri- you can hear a pin drop in my room on Friday afternoon at A scientifically proven program to fies that these qualities are directly developed through the 3:20, I feel like the luckiest teacher in the world!” Consciousness-Based education program, which enlivens —Elementary school teacher, Michigan develop total brain functioning holistic brain functioning through the experience of the full “I would recommend the Consciousness-Based education for increasing creativity, potential of one’s consciousness. program to any parent. My daughter is getting better grades happiness, and elimination Developing Ideal Citizens and is happier at home. It’s just comforting to a mom’s heart to know that when you send her out the door, there’s some self- of stress in students and teachers As students unfold more and more of their inner potential, reliance, like a protective shield for a child, as they go out to they cease to be frustrated and dissatisfied, and recognize the world.” —Parent, Iowa expanding possibilities for their lives. Their thoughts, feel- ings, speech, and behavior become more life-supporting for For more information, please contact: themselves and others; increasingly they enjoy happy, Consciousness-Based Education Association healthy, problem-free lives, spontaneously fulfilling their Tel: (888) 472-1677 • Fax: (641) 472-3116 own interests while upholding the interests of others—the E-mail: info@CBEprograms.org basis of ideal citizenship. Website: www.CBEprograms.org