Oprah & More Stars Who Do Transcendental Meditation
Transcendental Meditation was one of the rotating stories on The Daily Beast, April 23, 2013. It was the 9th top story of rotating images
in the big box on the upper left corner of the home page. The article
appeared as a result of Rupert Murdoch learning to meditate last
weekend. It was supposed to be private, but he tweeted about it and
drew media attention. Click on the links below to see photos and
descriptions of the 14 featured meditating celebs.
has made its rounds with celebrities as far back as when the Beatles
were a unit, but is once again creeping up as the latest trend among
celebrities. Rupert Murdoch recently tweeted on his indoctrination into the mantra meditation movement, Oprah Winfrey devoted an entire show to it, and David Lynch even launched a nonprofit foundation for the practice.
The technique was established in India by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
in the 1950s and has spread worldwide since, used as a means to relieve
stress and build personal development. The practice involves
twice-a-day, 15- to 20-minute meditations, and courses are taught by
certified instructors for a fee. See which other stars are endorsing the
practice and taking time for some inner peace!
Read celebrity descriptions and view all (15) photos in fullscreen. Most of these celebrities, in order of appearance, practice and/or are connected with TM in some way: Rupert Murdoch, David Lynch, Russell Brand, Shirley MacLaine, Sheryl Crow, Paul McCartney, Oprah Winfrey, Moby, Katy Perry, Howard Stern, Hugh Jackman, George Lucas, Clint Eastwood, and Candy Crowley.
Read a related article: 14 Executives Who Swear By Meditation–10 do TM.