Transcendentalism

The New York Intellectuals: A Chronicle & A Critique

Politics & Ideas<p>WE DO NOT YET have a full-scale history of intellectuals in the United States, but when that book comes to…<p>Irving Howe / Oct. 1, 1968<p>A<p>…

Southern Poverty Law Center

Good Vibrations: Episode 25 Mike Love and Al Jardine discuss the Friends album and TM

Good Vibrations: Episode 25<br>Beach Boys Mike Love and Al Jardine discuss the Friends album and the practice of Transcendental Meditation.

Beach Boys

Garis and Hahn opens "Neo-American Transcendental", an exhibition of new work from Michael Maxwell

Garis & Hahn is presenting Neo-American Transcendental, an exhibition of recent mixed-media work and a continuation of previous series from Michael …

Art

Where to Start with Walt Whitman

Born in Long Island and only formally educated until the age of eleven, Walt Whitman was once called "America's poet" by Ezra Pound. He has also been …

Literature

(Zen) Buddhists & the Unitarian (Universalist) Encounter

Inspired by a conversation about the Japanese Buddhist and American Unitarian encounter, I dug around to find this paper which I first delivered back …

Meditation

DOWN WITH RENT!

As we have seen over the last several months on this show, America’s first libertarian movement called Locofocoism was, but one among many reform …

University of Pennsylvania

What Is Transcendental Meditation, and How Can It Help You De-Stress?

If you read about my morning routine, you know that meditation is a big part of the way I start my day. Transcendental meditation (TM) is a form of …

Meditation

Ralph Waldo Emerson and the Transcendentalism Movement

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882)<p>On May 25, 1803, American essayist, lecturer, and poet <b>Ralph Waldo Emerson</b> was born, who led the Transcendentalist …

Science

In defence of desire

The situation for the <i>Kamasutra</i> changed when the British colonized India in the eighteenth century. As not only Protestants but Victorian Protestants, …

Hinduism

Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women | Full Film | American Masters | PBS

Alcott’s reputation as a morally upstanding New England spinster, reflecting the conventional propriety of mid-19th century Concord, Massachusetts, …

Books

Lisa McCarty’s New Book Explores the History of the Transcendentalists

When Lisa McCarty was making her first images as a photography student, she was also studying Ralph Waldo Emerson’s book <i>Nature</i> and Henry David …

Literature

Transcendental Meditation with James Cahaney [Podcast]

Embed from Getty Imagesdiscuss the TM technique and the many benefits it has from celebrities, corporations and how it can contribute to World …

Meditation

Behind David Lynch’s Festival of Disruption

With Flying Lotus, Angel Olsen, Animal Collective and Jim Jones on the bill, a music festival fan would have plenty to enjoy at the Festival of …

Meditation

The Glories of Sri Purusottama Month by Srila Saccidananda Bhaktivinoda Thakura

An article by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura from the Harmonist (published by Gaudiya math 2001). It is is superb and right to the point on explaining …

Hinduism

Teaching the Meaning of Liberty

“We all declare for liberty,” Abraham Lincoln remarked in 1864, “but in using the same word we do not all mean the same thing.” That word gets thrown …

American History

Walden Pond Is Coming to PlayStation so We Can All Live like Thoreau

Ever Wanted to Live Like Henry David Thoreau? Here’s Your Chance<p>"Walden: The Game," will be released for PlayStation 4 on May 15. It gives players …

Henry David Thoreau

Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind ‘Little Women’ | About the Film | American Masters | PBS

A special encore broadcast of <i>American Masters — Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind ‘Little Women’</i> airs nationwide Sunday, May 20 at 10 p.m. on PBS …

Literature

Kirtan Simha Festival in Germany (Album with photos) Srila…

Kirtan Simha Festival in Germany (Album with photos)<br>Srila Prabhupada: Srimad-Bhagavatam is the easiest way of directly approaching Krsna. Isvarah …

Hare Krishnas

Spend some time “Alone” with Chrissie Hynde, rock ‘n roll transcendentalist

<b>Chrissie Hynde performs with the Pretenders in concert at Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City, Friday, March 9, 2018. (AP/Rebecca Blackwell)</b><p>This fascinating BBC documentary, available on DVD in May, takes viewers on a private tour of the “rock chick” life<p>David Masciotra<p>May 5, 2018 2:00pm (UTC)<p>“I …

U.S. Politics

Katy Perry is special guest at Vatican conference — and endorses Transcendental Meditation to crowd

Pop star Katy Perry was a special guest speaker at a Vatican conference late last month and endorsed Transcendental Meditation to her audience.<p>At the conference called “Unite to Cure — How Science, Technology and the 21st Century Will Impact Culture and Society,” Perry sat down with her meditation …

Meditation

Insider Tour of the Historic Omni Parker House

Where did Charles Dickens practice his reading of “A Christmas Carol” before speaking in front of an American audience? Where did the …

Boston

The Overstory by Richard Powers — a Great American eco-novel

The Great American Novel has been written many times. From Herman Melville’s <i>Moby-Dick</i> (1851) to Don DeLillo’s <i>Underworld</i> (1997), American authors have …

Literature

Jennifer Lopez’ Best Stress Handling Technique

Our February/March 2018 cover girl Jennifer Lopez is a powerhouse in every right – being an actress, musical superstar and business mogul. However, …

Meditation

Mary Shelley Review

Elle Fanning makes for a spirited Mary Shelley in a conventional biopic that's enlivened by its subject. Ever since James Whale put Elsa Lanchester …

Literature

Addiction Is an Intimacy Disorder

​<b>Addiction and Early-Life Trauma</b><p>Addicts are people who’ve lost control over their relationship with a substance or behavior. They use when they don’t …

Mental Health

So You Want to Live in West Roxbury

Navigate the market with our trusty neighborhood guide, and spend your weekends marveling at how you're still within city limits.<p>By ·<p>Centre Street / …

Real Estate

6 Benefits of Transcendental Meditation (and How You Can Get Started Today)

Practice transcendental meditation for 20 minutes, twice a day, to help you lose weight, thrive at work, and ward off heart disease<p>Far from the hippy dippy stigma it used to carry, meditation is starting to be viewed as hip—and healthy. And it seems like everyone is catching on and talking about …

Meditation

New Research Shows Transcendental Meditation Empowers Disadvantaged Ugandan Mothers [image]

New Research Shows Transcendental Meditation Empowers Disadvantaged Ugandan Mothers (image)<p>Maharishi University of Management<p><b>Disclaimer:</b> AAAS and …

Meditation

SALMAN AGAH REUNITES WITH POWELL-PERALTA - Salman Goes Full Circle

Salman Agah dropped the news that he is reuniting with Powell-Peralta during last week's The Nine Club episode. This morning, he unveiled his first …

Skateboarding

Transcendental Meditation: Benefits, Technique, and More

Meditation