Meditation Articles Series
Ten million people now claim to meditate daily
In the USA ten million people now claim to meditate daily. Meditation is fast growing and gaining recognition worldwide.
I was reading through the Oprah Magazine and came across some very useful research on meditation which will be posted on Fragrant Heart over the next few weeks.
CBS News August 27th 2003
People who meditate these days come from all walks of life and aren’t necessarily weird New Agers or pretentious actors. Students, lawyers, West Point cadets, athletes, prisoners and government officials all meditate. It’s supposed to help depression, control pain, increase longevity, slow down cancers, invigorate the immune system and significantly reduce blood pressure. Time Magazine reported that ‘meditation can be used to replace Viagra.’