Author: Paul Stokstad

Linda Egenes’ new book – The Ramayana

THE RAMAYANA A New Retelling of Valmiki’s Ancient Epic Complete and Comprehensive by  Linda Egenes and Kumuda Reddy I love the story of the Ramayana and this new version is so simply and beautifully written — it will stir the soul!” -David Lynch, Oscar-nominated director At last! A retelling of Valmiki’s Ramayana that understands and expresses the role of consciousness in thought, speech, and action. This elegantly written version is the one to read.” Rhoda Orme-Johnson, Ph.D., co-author of The Flow of Consciousness One of the most important literary works of ancient India, the Ramayana has deeply impacted all...

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Edgard Camacho Art Show at the U. of Iowa Hospitals

Edgard Camacho announces his new art show at the University of Iowa Hospitals. The show is entitled “Rectified: a method to unveil the unseen.” It will be on display from December 14 until March 2017. This show is part of the University of Iowa Hospitals’ Project ART series(see https://uihc.org/project-art. The exhibition will be visible in Gallery II, level 8, Colloton Pavilion, Elevator F, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive Iowa City, IA. Edgard says: “As a professional artist this is a very important show because it`s my first Solo in a public university facility and I...

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Holiday Recipe from MUM Online

A Holiday Recipe from the AyurVedic Cooking for Kapha Dosha: Cooked Apple Chutney (Serves 4) Step 1 2 tablespoons sunflower oil 1⁄2 teaspoon cumin seeds 1⁄2 teaspoon coriander seeds 1⁄2 teaspoon fennel seeds Step 2 6 medium size red delicious or other sweet apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced 1⁄3 cup (80 ml) freshly squeezed orange juice 1⁄4 cup (60 ml) raw brown sugar (optional) 1⁄1⁄3 teaspoon nutmeg 1⁄1⁄3 teaspoon cinnamon 1⁄1⁄3 teaspoon cardamom Step 3 1⁄4 cup (60 ml) roasted walnuts 2 tablespoons dried coconut flakes Directions Heat oil in a large frying pan. Add cumin, coriander, and fennel...

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Robin Hinz

Robin Hinz is one of our dedicated online students from the MA in Maharishi Vedic Science program. She entered into the program in 2016, graduates in 2019 and chose the MUM Online program because of its convenience. Why did you choose this program? For many years I was interested in attending MUM, but moving to Iowa was not an option for me. One day, when searching extensively for the right master’s program, I discovered MUM was offering an online program so I immediately enrolled and was accepted.” How has the practice of Transcendental Meditation (TM) helped you academically? I...

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