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transcendental meditation

noun
1.
a technique, based on ancient Hindu writings, by which one seeks to achieve a relaxed state through regular periods of meditation during which a mantra is repeated.
Abbreviation: TM.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
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Transcendental Meditation

noun
1.
trademark (US) a technique, based on Hindu traditions, for relaxing and refreshing the mind and body through the silent repetition of a mantra. Disseminated by an international organization founded by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (1917-2008), an Indian-born guru TM
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