Looking back at The Beatles' spiritual journey in India

February and March 1968 marks the 50th anniversary of The Beatles legendary visit to India to study transcendental meditation with the Maharishi. Paul Saltzman who took famous photos of The Beatles during their trip has just released a new edition of his book, … 3,665 more words

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The Beatles in India: Feb. 15-April 12, 1968

Since long before 1968, westerners have journeyed to India in search of a different way of being within the confines of the material world.  But no visit has been more documented, more celebrated, than that of the Beatles when they traveled to the ashram of the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, whose spiritual guidance they had begun receiving the previous August, in the beautiful surroundings of Rishikesh in the foothills of the Himalayas on the banks of the Ganges, northern India. 735 more words

January 12 in history

475  Basiliscus became Byzantine Emperor, with a coronation ceremony in the Hebdomon palace in Constantinople.

1528 – Gustav I of Sweden crowned king.

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I'll Live in the Moment in a Moment

Baby Boomers will likely remember when the Beatles met the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, and subsequently became involved in Transcendental Medication. It was 1967. I was 13, going on 14, and had been one of those kids who watched the Beatles perform on the Ed Sullivan show and my life was never the same. 726 more words

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Benefits of Transcendental Meditation

In 1955, the Indian guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi turned to Swami Brahmananda Saraswati or “Guru Dev,” and began teaching a traditional meditation technique which he later renamed Transcendental Meditation (TM). 566 more words

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DAILY PHOTO: The Beatles Ashram


This set of modern ruins gussied up with graffiti is now officially known as the Beatles Ashram because the Beatles famously stayed here in the late 1960’s, writing most of the… 168 more words

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