Maharishi Mahesh Yogi dead at 91

THE NETHERLANDS (AP) -- Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, guru to the Beatles and founder of the Transcendental Meditation movement has died at his home in the Netherlands.

The word comes from a TM spokesman, who says the Maharishi died peacefully of what appeared to be "natural causes, his age." He was believed to be 91.

His version of a Hindu mind control practice was once dismissed as hippie mysticism, but it has gradually gained medical respectability since.


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