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Filmmaker David Lynch to Give Commencement Address at Maharishi University   Leave a comment

Dr. David LynchDr. David Lynch, known worldwide for his highly original movies and his Twin Peaks series on TV, will offer the 2016 Maharishi University of Management commencement address on Saturday, June 18, at 1:00 p.m. in the Maharishi Patanjali Golden Dome.

As part of the commencement ceremony, MUM will present Dr. Lynch a Doctor of World Peace honoris causa degree, in recognition of the enormous role he has played in promoting Maharishi’s knowledge throughout the world, transforming people’s lives through the work of the David Lynch Foundation, and laying the foundation for a truly peaceful world.

Dr. Lynch is also well known for his David Lynch Foundation, which began in 2005 and raises funds to support bringing the Transcendental Meditation technique to those most in need: underserved inner-city students, veterans with PTSD and their families, and women and children who are survivors of violence and abuse. Hundreds of thousands have learned the Transcendental Meditation technique as a result of the Foundation’s activities.

Dr. Lynch has been practicing the Transcendental Meditation technique since 1973, and has spent time on campus on several occasions.

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