The Maharishi Mahesh Yogi is dead at 91. The Indian guru turned a pop-version of Hindu meditation into a $3.5 billion empire. With his robes and flowers, the Maharishi and his for-profit meditation seminars became a fixture of the Sixties, though his reach went beyond the counter-culture into corporate seminars and government-funded prisons and public schools. (Bruce, we need to hear from you on this!)
The Maharishi is dead
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Professor of Literature at Patrick Henry College, the Director of the Cranach Institute at Concordia Theological Seminary, a columnist for World Magazine and TableTalk, and the author of 18 books on different facets of Christianity & Culture.