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
About Gene Veith
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.