Meditation has the potential to literally transform the world. In 1978, what is known as the “Maharishi Effect” took place when a group of 7000 individuals over the course of 3 weeks were meditating in hopes of positively effecting the surrounding city.
With the National Geographic Your Shot feature, readers and amateur photographers can submit their images for possible publication on the website and in the magazine. Check out this slideshow to see some of the best photos from October. In this image, Cordon del Caulle erupts in Chile. (Photograph courtesy Ricardo Mohr/National Geographic Your Shot