David Lynch donates $1 million for meditation scholarships
"America urgently needs at least one university to teach the science of peace -- and to actually promote peace in the world."
- David Lynch, scholarship donor
Des Moines, Iowa, USA - "Twin Peaks" auteur David Lynch is donating $1 million to the Maharishi University of Management in Des Moines, Iowa -- yes, you read that right -- for scholarships for students of transcendental meditation, the Associated Press reports.
Students study Transcendental Meditation, the mess hall serves organic vegetarian meals, and the campus health service promotes yoga and breathing techniques.