TRANSCENDENCE: Healing and Transformation Through TM
by Norman Rosenthal, M.D.
Hardcover, 316 pages
Published Date: May 2011Norman Rosenthal, M.D., is a distinguished clinical professor of psychiatry at Georgetown University Medical School. Dr. Rosenthal served for 20 years as a senior researcher at the National Institute of Mental Health. His research into seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and pioneering work in the use of light therapy has helped millions of people around the world. Dr. Rosenthal's newest book, TRANSCENDENCE: Healing and Transformation Through Transcendental Meditation (Tarcher/Penguin, 2011), explores the value of this ancient technique for healing and transformation. Dr. Rosenthal's broad-ranging book will appeal both to newcomers who want to know the basics of this ancient technique, as well as seasoned meditators wishing to broaden their knowledge and deepen their understanding about it. By presenting a mix of fascinating stories, published research, and his own clinical and personal experience with the Transcendental Meditation program, Dr. Rosenthal illustrates the value of the TM program in promoting cardiac health, reducing anxiety and depression, and helping people suffering from traumatic stress and addiction. Dr. Rosenthal emphasizes that the TM technique can especially help highly successful people to live fuller and richer lives. He illustrates this in interviews with prominent meditators like Paul McCartney, Martin Scorsese, Moby, Russell Brand, and Laura Dern. "A profoundly important book... incredibly valuable." - Mehmet Oz, M.D. "Whether your troubles are deep or you simply know life could be better and healthier, read this book." - Candy Crowley, CNN anchor "A very enjoyable read that can change your life, for good." - Filmmaker David Lynch