Beatles Guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Dies

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the founder of the worldwide transcendental meditation movement TM, passed away recently, aged 91.

Born in India, the Maharishi, moved to the West and began teaching meditation in 1955. During the 1960s, the movement gained increased media attention as many such as the Beatles and other pop stars came to meditate with the Maharishi.

In the 1970s and 1980s, the transcendental meditation movement became practised throughout the world; it also became a profitable commercial enterprise. The Maharishi hoped and believed that through the widespread practise of meditation global peace would become more of a reality.

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Biography
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