According to Global Good News, in the 1990s, more than one per cent of the population of Estonia learned the Transcendental Meditation Programme (TM).
Dr Jaan Suurkula, National TM Director of Estonia, attributed recent positive trends to the fact that so many people in the nation have learned Transcendental Meditation.
Achieving this threshold percentage is sufficient to create the Maharishi Effect and ensure the growth of positive trends for the country, according to Dr Suurkula.
Scientific research has found that in cities and towns all over the world where as little as one per cent of the population practises Transcendental Meditation, the trend of rising crime rate is reversed, indicating increasing order and harmony, Dr Suurkula said.
Research scientists named this phenomenon—rising coherence in the collective consciousness of the whole society through practice of Transcendental Meditation—the Maharishi Effect, in honour of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, who predicted it as early as 1960.
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