Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Australian Broadcasting Company on Maharishi Mahesh Yogi interviews our own Paul Mason
Posted by Gina at 2/13/2008 12:55:00 PM
repeated Wednesday 8.35pm
Presented by Rachael Kohn
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Sunday 17 February 2008
The Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, dubbed 'The Beatles' Guru', has just died aged 91. In the 1950s he embarked on a mission to bring Transcendental Meditation to the world. He developed a sprawling bureaucracy, and attempted to enter mainstream politics through the Natural Law Party but his focus on meditation turned this Eastern practice into a widespread suburban phenomenon.
was born in 1952 and in the early 1970s visited the Indian ashram of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi where he learned Transcendental Meditation. He has written a number of books including a biography of the Maharishi.
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