Thursday, April 8, 2010

Transcendental Meditation Club Draws Student

Every couple of weeks, Principal Abel Morado gets an invitation from a teacher or student to join the Transcendental Meditation movement at his high school. They tell him that it has brought calm and balance to their frenetic lives.

Morado's memories of Transcendental Meditation, or TM, go back to his undergraduate years at Arizona State University
, when the practice was big. But the small-town kid from Tolleson found it suspect.

"It wasn't for me," he said.

Decades later, he was forced to learn more after faculty members wanted to introduce TM to students. Convinced it was not a religion, a cult or a form of mind control, Morado let a TM club set up last year. (MORE)

Source: Arizona Republic

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