Transcendental Meditation (TM)

This is an Eastern meditation practice linked to Hinduism, and also known as Yoga after it’s founder.  It is often promoted as a relaxation and spiritual enlightenment technique which uses the concept of emptying the mind. This is in complete contrast to Biblical meditation which involves thinking on the Scriptures, filling the mind with God’s thoughts and whatever is good (Ps 1:2; Phil 4:8). Christians should not be involved in TM.

See also: Eastern/Western religions, meditate/meditation.

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