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Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Maharishi was born in Allahabad, India and graduated from Allahabad University with a degree in physics. He studied for thirteen years with Swami Brahmananda Saraswati, the Shankaracharya of Jyotir Math . In 1955, after spending two years in silence in the Himalayas, he began teaching his TM technique.
In 1957 he founded The Spiritual Regeneration Movement , the first of several organizations collectively known as the TM Movement, and began the first of many tours to teach the technique around the world. The Beatles were among his students.
Maharishi has written a number of books on Vedic wisdom and the Vedas as the science of consciousness. He uses modern technology to spread his teachings—he has created the Maharishi Open University as an online teaching outlet, holds a weekly video press conference, and uses satellite and the Internet for his Maharishi Broadcasting. He has also started numerous centers of Consciousness Based Education including the Maharishi University of Management and the Maharishi School for the Age of Enlightenment
Maharishi has also initiated a new type of currency, the RAAM.
About Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
- Page on Maharishi at popular TM portal
- Larry King interview with Maharishi on 5/12/02
- The Beatles' experiences with Maharishi
Centers of Consciousness Based Education
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