--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "sparaig" <sparaig@> wrote:
> >
> > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend" <jstein@> wrote:
> > >
> > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "sparaig" <sparaig@> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend" <jstein@> 
> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj <vajranatha@> wrote:
> > > > > <snip>
> > > > > > There are a lot of reasons that TM would not work for a 
> person 
> > > but  
> > > > > > they're probably similar or the same reasons other forms 
> of  
> > > > > > meditation might not work. IMO the most common reason is 
> that 
> > > the  
> > > > > > person receiving the instruction, for whatever reason--
> their 
> > > > > mental  
> > > > > > makeup, their worldview, their state of mind, etc.-- *just 
> > > doesn't  
> > > > > > get it*. A constitutional disconnect.  It just doesn't 
> click 
> > > with  
> > > > > > where they're at. And of course this can happen with any 
> form 
> > > of  
> > > > > > meditation. In a case such as this, it may be advantageous 
> to 
> > > wait  
> > > > > > until a certain span of time has passed and then be re-
> > > instructed.  
> > > > > > The perspective of time can do wonders.
> > > > > 
> > > > > As it happens, TM provides for exactly this and 
> > > > > recommends TMers take advantage of it on a regular
> > > > > basis.
> > > > > 
> > > > > The checking procedure is essentially reinstruction
> > > > > in the practice.
> > > > 
> > > > Not really. Its a reminder of effortlessness.
> > > 
> > > That's what TM instruction is.
> > >
> > 
> > TM initiation isn't the same as the 3 nights of checking and 
> > verification you get afterwards. 
> > Certainly, there's overlap between checking and the three nights 
> > checking. But that's not TM instruction.
> 
> Checking isn't *initiation*.
> 
> The differences from the initial instruction 
> (the private session) are minor.

Says the person who was always too terrified to 
become a TM teacher because she thought it might
get in the way of her ego.  :-)
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