Maharishi ascends to a higher plane at 91


Though largely forgotten in recent years, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi was a major media star in the 1960s and ’70s whose lasting impact on Western popular culture is both subtle and profound. He captured the covers of national magazines for playing guru to the Beatles, putting the moves on a then-groovy Mia Farrow at a meditation retreat and inspiring songs by the Fab Four, Donovan and the Beach Boys.

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