Listed below are references which link to testimonies from individuals who have practiced TM, taught TM, have functioned in leadership roles within the TM Organization, as well as individuals who have been closely related to TM practitioners. These stories focus, for the most part, on the negative TM experiences of these people.

  • Personal stories (approximately 30) reported at:

  • Personal stories told on Don Krieger's web site: and

  • "Patrick Ryan and Transcendental Meditation" An excerpt from the book Combatting Cult Mind Control by Steven Hassan, pp. 87-88, published by Park Street Press in Rochester Vermont in 1988 and 1990

  • , former MIU Dean of Faculty and head of Physics Department

  • , former Professor of Economics and Business Law and Director of Grants Administration at MIU

  • submitted in the 1986 Robert Kropinski civil suit against the TM Organization.