The Battle for Realism: Schisms in the Early Meditation Movement

2019-07-06T22:20:42+02:00August 21st, 2010|

During Acem's first years, the organisation cooperated with the TM movement, but deep-seated differences led to a final break in 1972. These schisms in the early meditation movement illustrate widely different approaches to meditation and personal development. Tor Hersoug's article "The Battle for Realism" also explains how the TM movement began to make ever wilder claims about "yogic flying" and invincibility.