Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

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  • The Beatles Impact Essay

    l t u r e a n d H i n d u i s m . T h e B e a t l e s m e m b e r h a s s a i d , “ T h e p e o p l e o f I n d i a h a v e a tremendous spiritual strength which I don 't think is found elsewhere. The spirit of the people, the beauty, the goodness­­that 's what I 've been trying to learn about.” (G reene, n.d) In an interview done by Henley­On­Thames in 1982, Harrison commented on his Hindu spirituality by quoting: "I always felt at home with Krishna. [...] I 'd rather be one of the devotees of God than one of the straight, so­called sane or normal people who just don 't understand that man is a spiritual being, that he has a soul." (Harrison, 1982) Harrison has commented that his greatest inspiration is Paramahansa Yogananda, an Indian yogi and guru. Although he has never met Yogananda personally, Harrison has stated, “he has had such a terrific influence on me for some very subtle reason. A lot of my feelings are the result of what he taught, and is still teaching in his subtle state." (Harrison, 1969) More so, during a press conference in 1974, Harrison was asked to comment on his Hinduism beliefs as a whole. Drawing comparisons with Christianity, Harrison has said: “The Hindu point of view [is that] each soul is potentially divine, the goal is to manifest the divinity. [...] The Lord, or God, has got a million names, whatever you want to call him, it doesn 't matter as long as you call him, Jesus is on the mainline, tell him what you want. Going back to…

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  • Jim Carrey's Speech Commencement Speech

    In this world today, there are those who greet the day with zeal and zest, but also those who do so with only ever weary and pessimism. In his commencement speech at Maharishi University of Management, dated May 24th, 2014, Jim Carrey strives to inspire the graduates of class 2014 to go out into the world with vigor and ardor. He speaks with the intention and mindset to praise and extol the graduates, as a commencement speaker generally will. We learn a little bit more about the audience by…

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  • Sgt. Pepper And The Beatles Analysis

    The Beatles, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, are known for the utmost devotion expressed by their fans, especially in the form of hysterical screaming that they provoked in large crowds of teenagers. The article, “Sgt. Pepper and the Beatles” discusses how the incorporation of Indian culture may have contributed to what is known as “Beatlemania”. Their music quickly became a staple for the drug scene, as the Eastern elements conveyed a sense of trippiness. This…

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  • Why People Are Attracted To Yoga

    Both classes are relaxing and peaceful. They are quite the contrast from what Greek theatres in the 4th and 5th century were. The two yoga classes are also far from being violent just like the Roman theatres were throughout the 1st-3rd BCE. In both classes we are a community and can be seen as a mass, as we are a class who synchronizes our breaths and movements together through the agent and opinion leader, who is also known as the instructor. The instructor is experienced, educated, familiar…

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  • Aerial Yoga Analysis

    to “ease pressure, create space in your joints, decrease compression in your spine, and help you find more mobility” (Macklin, 2015). This assist from gravity is very useful for beginner yogis. The article goes on to discuss how differently the body is used as more core and upper body is developed through pulling movements. The founder of Unnata Aerial Yoga describes how the hammock can be helpful when getting into the one-legged king pigeon pose by the way it assists in lengthening the spine…

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  • Yogi Berra Biography

    doesn't it? Well this was a reality for the legendary man known as Yogi Berra. This paper will uncover the life of Yogi Berra; covering his birth and childhood in St. Louis, Missouri, his early days that lead to his fame, his main years, his years after retirement, and the legacy he left. Now, let's go back to St. Louis, Missouri 1925, where this story begins. On May 12th 1925 a yet-to-be legend was brought into the world by Pietro and…

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  • Metaphysics: The Mind And The Transcendental Self

    intellect where no freedom can be found. Where, then, can the source of permanent happiness be found? In metaphysics the mind may, rather than the master may be considered to be the servant…of the master. The master cannot be found within the lower self for the master resides at the most subtle level of the mind. The master is the transcendent Self. This Self is unmanifest and silent. It rests in the eternal unified field of pure consciousness which is the self-sustaining source of all mental…

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  • Keep Ya Head Up Analysis

    comes the sun/ Here comes the sun, and I say/ It's all right”(1-3). This line emphasized the transcendentalist idea of appreciating nature and self confidence. The sun symbolizes happiness, and when it is coming, he is confident that happiness is on the way. It also symbolizes the beauty of nature due to how the sun is so beautiful it makes people happy. Transcendentalistic ideas are a common theme throughout music due to their diverse applications and relatable nature. Transcendental…

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  • Essay On Hinduism Religion

    Karma can be explained by the effect of your actions that condition a person’s future. . People say that if you do something bad then your karma will hunt you. We believe that if you do good things then your karma is clean and you will have a good peaceful life, but if you do wrong in your life then bad things will happen to you. Karma is just the condition of your soul and a myth that every person get what they deserve. For example is someone gets HIV or AIDS they believe that the devil have…

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  • The Beatles Counterculture Revolution

    The Beatles embarked on a highly publicised trip to the region of Rishikesh in Northern India in February of 1968. The reason for their joint venture was, principally, to attend a transcendental meditation course taught by the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, whose exclusive seminars they had previously attended in London and Wales. The images of the four men and their wives at the train station leaving Britain for India made headlines all over the international press, and greatly spread the idea of…

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