Some years ago, back when the TM movement's Natural Law Party was fielding candidates for election to various offices here in the U.S. and elsewhere, this essay, at John Knapp's trancenet.net website, pointed out that "Natural Law," to movement insiders, actually referred to the "Laws of Manu," or "Manusmriti," a Hindu text that dates to at least 400CE.
Evidence that the Laws of Manu are specifically central to the belief system of the people who run the "Global Country of World Peace" (GCWP) that sells TM throughout the world has been a bit hard to come by. It may be referred to explicitly, in one of their publications somewhere, but very seldom online, and then only to refer to something rather benign or trivial, like "Speak the truth that is sweet" or “The world is my family.”
During the birthday celebrations for "His Majesty Maharaja Adhiraj Raja Raam," the leader of the GCWP, one of the other officials of this alleged government/country read at length from the Laws of Manu, in the course of pointing out that "His Majesty" "is a great deity in human form." References to Vedic gods populate the Laws, and such gods are described as the precursors of this earthly king.
You can follow along with Eike Hartmann, the "Minister of Architecture" of the GCWP, at this page from a website hosting various Hindu texts. The transcript follows the video, below. The meaning of these verses is discussed in two books available online: A History of India by Burton Stein and David Arnold, and Ancient India by R.C. Majumdar.
At this stage we may not be able to fully grasp Maharaja's supreme status in the world, one who holds the rule of Raam according to the Constitution of the Universe. Such a Maharaja is not an ordinary human being. (giggles from the audience) In this regard Manusmriti [the Laws of Manu] says,
(2) A ruler who has received according to the injunction the Rajabishek mahayagya as prescribed by the Vedas must duly protect this whole world.
(3) When these people being without a King were dispersed in all directions, the Lord created a king for the protection of the whole creation.
(4) Taking for that purpose eternal particles of Indra, of Vayu [wind/air], of Yam, of the sun, of Agni [fire], of varuna, and of Soma, the moon,
(5) because a King has been formed of particles of these lords of Gods, he therefore surpasses all created beings in luster.
(6) And like the sun he burns eyes and hearts. Nor can anybody on Earth even gaze at him.
(7) Through his supernatural power he is Agni [fire] and Vayu [wind/air], he is Sun and Moon, he is the Lord of Justice, Dharmaraj, he Varuna, he, the great Indra.
(8) Even an infant king must not be despised from a preconceived idea that he is a mere mortal, for he is a great deity in human form.