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Dominica: Cognitive learning expert to present Transcendental Meditation health benefits, native Caribbean peoples learn about Transcendental Meditation
by Global Good News staff writer

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25 December 2009

Dr Sarina Grosswald,** in an upcoming visit to Dominica, will be delivering a public presentation on the health benefits of the Transcendental Meditation Programme, emphasizing recent findings concerning cognitive development, behavioural improvements, reduced need for medication for disorders such as ADHD, and decreased violence among students practising the technique.

Dr Grosswald will also meet with researchers at a medical school in Dominica, to discuss a potential collaborative study testing the effects of Transcendental Meditation practice among prisoners on the island.

These and other developments in Dominica were highlighted in a recent report by Raja Lucien Mansour, Raja of Invincible Dominica for the Global Country of World Peace, on Maharishi Global Family Chat.*

Other areas of national life are showing interest in the programmes of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.

An official in the area of culture is helping organize to introduce Transcendental Meditation to the remaining 3,600 native Caribbean people residing in eastern Dominica. The Winnebago Tribe in Nebraska, USA, whose members have benefited greatly from TM practice, has been a prime inspiration for this endeavour. The organizer is currently participating in the Invincible America Assembly at Maharishi University of Management in Fairfield, Iowa, USA.

Other potential plans are unfolding to offer Transcendental Meditation to juvenile offenders in a prison in Dominica. The prison superintendent is a 30-year practitioner of the technique. Meditation.

* Sarina Grosswald, EdD, is an expert in cognitive learning who recently directed the first-of-its-kind research study on the effects of the Transcendental Meditation Programme on children with language-based learning disabilities. Dr Grosswald and her work have been extensively featured in the national media in the US, including PBS and ABC News.

** Raja Lucien's report was featured on the 19 December 2009 Maharishi Global Family Chat, broadcast daily via Internet webcast on the Maharishi Channel, Channel 3. Podcasts of the daily Global Family Chat (audio track) are also now available for automatic download, via an RSS feed.

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