Introducing Global Good News
Global Good News website records the historic transformation of time, from the
age of ignorance to the Age of Enlightenment—from a time of darkness,
suffering, and problems to a glorious new civilization for all mankind, 'Heaven
the past fifty years, Maharishi’s
programmes have introduced enlightenment to millions of people, and the
purity of world consciousness has been steadily rising; the light of pure knowledge
has been steadily rising; life according to Natural Law has been steadily rising.
With the blossoming of enlightenment in the lives of the people in many countries
around the world, the world is witnessing the signs of a new awakening in every
field in the direction of Heaven on Earth.
Global Good News service educates the public in the total knowledge of Natural
Law, documents the trends of rising world consciousness, and highlights the
success of Maharishi’s programmes around the globe:
Vedic Science brings to light the Unified Field of all the Laws of Nature,
the field of Pure Consciousness—Transcendental Consciousness—the
field of Total Knowledge and its infinite organizing power—as the
common basis of all streams of knowledge.
Education provides Total Knowledge and develops optimal brain functioning
through Vedic Education. Vedic
Education is offered in over 200 hundred schools and many universities around
the world, which have an extraordinary reputation for the achievements of
their students, who alternate study with the experience of the Home of all
Knowledge—the field of their own silent Transcendental Consciousness.
Vedic Medicine offers prevention-oriented health care without side effects.
Many thousands of people have benefitted from its approach of enlivening
the body’s inner intelligence to restore health.
Maharishi is establishing Peace Palaces in the 3,000 largest cities of the
world, to administer Maharishi’s Global Country of World Peace from
the level of enlightenment for all times to come. Maharishi Peace Palaces
are the local administrative centres of Maharishi’s Global Country
of World Peace, which will educate the population in the knowledge of total
Peace Governments are being established in 108 countries to complement
existing governments and raise their administration to the perfect administration
of Nature’s Government, through sovereignty in the domain of consciousness,
authority in the invincible power of Natural Law, and activity in purifying
Vedic Economy is Maharishi’s
Master Plan to create a balanced state of world economy, alleviating poverty
and ushering in the dawn of a new world order of affluence and peace for
every nation, unlike current systems of economy, which rob nations of their
Maharishi’s principles and programmes of Vedic
Industry and Vedic Management are nourishing and life-supporting to every employer and employee. The Maharishi
Corporate Development Programme has been the most successful stress management
programme for decades, implemented by hundreds of companies worldwide.
Maharishi has laid out a plan to reconstruct the whole world on the basis
of Vedic Architecture—the
most comprehensive system of country, town, and home planning and building
in accord with Natural Law. People throughout the world are experiencing
the benefits of improved health and increased harmony and happiness, and
greater success, living and working in buildings and communities aligned
to gain the maximum nourishing influence from the Sun, Moon, and Stars.
Maharishi Vedic Organic Agriculture allows the full creative potential of Natural Law to be expressed on every
level of agriculture. All the Laws of Nature rise to support the soil, the
seed, the weather, and the farmer, so that seasons come on time and crops
are abundant. Maharishi Vedic Organic Farms are ‘Lands of World Peace’—lands
with maximum fertility and lively nourishing power, which together form
the nucleus of Maharishi Global Country of World Peace.
Astrology—Jyotish and Yagya—provides mastery over
destiny, through a powerful technology to avert and minimize problems, and
enhance success in all areas of life.
Vedic Music and Celebrations:‘The
melodies of Gandharva Veda, with reference to the divisions of time during
the day, are based on the movements of the Sun. Gandharva Veda is the music
of Nature, which inspires and promotes evolution. Gandharva Veda produces
the influence of harmony in one’s environment that creates an harmonious
influence in the field of consciousness, purifying and nourishing the environmental
trends. Gandharva Veda resonates with the Laws of Nature that promote evolutionary
trends in life. It neutralizes stress everywhere—inside and outside.’ —Maharishi (23 May 2004)
More than 50 teams of the finest Gandharva Veda musicians of India have
travelled to over 355 cities in over 55 countries to play the melodies of
Gandharva Veda, in Maharishi’s worldwide Festivals of Music for World
In Vedic Civilization—civilization in accord with Natural Law—every
day is a festival—a celebration of the Divine within man. This tradition
of celebration enriches the quality of man’s life, and sets every
day in the tempo of success for noble aspirations and higher achievements.
Vedic Technology for World Peace: To ensure the achievement of the long-sought
goal of mankind—permanent world peace—Maharishi is establishing
large groups around the world practising the Transcendental Meditation and
TM-Sidhi Programme including Yogic Flying, to perpetually radiate an indomitable
influence of peace and positivity around the globe.
The success of this programme has been documented by over forty scientific
research studies on what scientists call the Maharishi
Effect—a phase transition from chaos to order that occurs
when the square root of one per cent of the population practises Transcendental
Meditation and the TM-Sidhi Programme morning and evening together in one
Over five million individuals practising the Transcendental Meditation Programme,
and over 200,000 practising the TM-Sidhi Programme, are daily purifying
world consciousness from the silent level of their own consciousness, permeating
all time and all space values with harmony, with evenness of higher intelligence.
religions have embraced Transcendental Meditation as a technique to experience
the Bliss of Divinity, bringing fulfilment to their own spiritual aspirations.
600 scientific research studies,
conducted at more than 250 independent universities and research institutions
in 33 countries, have demonstrated the profound benefits of Maharishi’s
Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi Programme for all aspects of individual
and collective life. Refer to Scientific Research on Maharishi’s
Transcendental Meditation Programme: Collected Papers, Volumes 1–6
(Volume 7 in press).
‘In the Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi Programme we have
the practical knowledge needed to ring the Bell of Invincibility and forever
free mankind from bondage. The nature of life is unbounded and invincible
Bliss Consciousness. There is no need for any individual to suffer or for
any nation to face problems.
‘World consciousness is rising so fast in purity because of the millions
of people who practise the Transcendental Meditation Technique that we have
begun to feel the warmth of the sunshine of the Age of Enlightenment. For
this blessing we cannot find words to express our gratitude to Guru Dev, other
than “Jai Guru Dev”.’
began his worldwide Movement endowed only with the confidence he possessed in
the knowledge of life and living bestowed on him by his beloved Master, Shri
Guru Dev, His Divinity Swami Brahmananda Saraswati Maharaj, Jagatguru Shankaracharya
of Jyotir Math, Badarikashram, Himalayas—most illustrious embodiment of
Vedic Wisdom in the eternal tradition of Vedic Masters*.
realized that with the knowledge of Shri Guru Dev alone he could spiritually
regenerate the whole world, and he embarked on this task with all
the simplicity and unboundedness of vision possessed by only the greatest
of great Maharishis of the Vedic Tradition.
the work that Maharishi began forty-eight years ago will reach its fulfilment.
The goal of his worldwide activity will be achieved, and a golden era will dawn,
an enlightened age:
new humanity will be born, fuller in conception and richer in experience
and accomplishments in all fields. Joy of life will belong to every
man, love will dominate human society, truth and virtue will reign
in the world, peace on earth will be permanent, and all will live
in fulfilment in fullness of life in God Consciousness.’ —Maharishi
* ‘The Vedic
Tradition, upheld in its purity by a long history of custodians, enshrines the
supreme knowledge of the integration of life.
‘From time to time, a revival of man’s understanding of
the eternal wisdom of this Holy Tradition arises to rescue him from
suffering, restoring him to the speedy path of evolution, and awakening
him to a meaningful life in fulfilment.
‘The Masters of this Tradition have been exponents of reality
from earliest ages. In each new epoch, they have propounded the enduring
truths of practical living and have set out those standards by which
men’s lives may attain the highest achievements and fulfilment,
generation after generation.’