FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

 

  1. What is the difference between Vedic Meditation and other types of meditation?

  2. How long will it take until I feel the benefits?
  3. Most people report feeling calmer, having greater physical energy and mental clarity in the first week they start practising meditation.  Actually many people feel the benefits after their first meditation. Friends and family will probably comment that you seem calmer, happier and less stressed.

  4. My mind is super busy, are you sure you can help me?

  5. Why not learn from an app?

  6. Do I have to sit in a yogic position and chant?

  7. What does 'Vedic' mean?

  8. I have never meditated before, will I still be able to learn?

  9. I'm too busy to meditate

  10. The course investment feels like a lot. What is the follow up liek after the course?

  11. 8. What is the relationship between Vedic Meditation, and “Transcendental Meditation,” as taught and promoted by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi?

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi was a revered spiritual teacher from the Shankaracharya lineage of the Vedic tradition.

 

Limor Babai teaches Vedic Meditation and was trained to teach this form of meditation by Thom Knoles.  Thom was trained as a teacher of Transcendental Meditation (“TM”) by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (“Maharishi”), and taught it for over 25 years with organizations affiliated with Maharishi. Since 1997, Thom has continued to teach this meditation as he learned it from Maharishi, and has done so independently and separately from the TM organizations, using the terms “Vedic Meditation". Thom Knoles trained Limor to teach meditation as Thom was trained to teach meditation by Maharishi.  Limor teaches Vedic Meditation independently and separately from TM organizations, and is not affiliated with those organizations. 

  1. What does the scientific research say about this form of meditation?​The form of meditation that Thom Knoles taught for over 25 years with the TM organizations as “Transcendental Meditation,” has been the subject of hundreds of scientific studies showing a wide range of benefits from regular practice. These studies, which refer to this form of meditation using the name “Transcendental Meditation” or “TM”, support the benefits obtainable from regular practice of Vedic Meditation. These benefits include:
  • Reduced Stress and Anxiety

  • Decreased Depression

  • Reduced Insomnia

  • Lower Blood Pressure

  • Decreased Cholesterol

  • Reduced Congestive Heart Failure

  • Reduced Atherosclerosis/Stroke

  • Decreased Free Radicals

  • Reduced Metabolic Syndrome/Pre-Diabetes

  • Reduced Cardiovascular Risk Factors

  • Reduction in Pain

  • Decreased Health Care Costs and Utilization

  • Higher Levels of Brain Functioning

  • Improved Intelligence, Creativity and Learning Ability

  • Improved Academics

  • Improved School Behavior

  • Benefits for Special and Remedial Education

  • Improved Integration of Personality

  • Increased Longevity

  • Reduced Substance Abuse

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