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Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, guru to the Beatles, dies at his home in Netherlands

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the Indian guru to the Beatles and millions of meditators, has died at his home in the Dutch town of Vlodrop, a spokesman said late Tuesday.

"He died peacefully at about 7 p.m.," said Bob Roth, a spokesman for the Transcendental Meditation movement that the Maharishi founded and which introduced the West to a Hindu practice of mind control, once dismissed as hippie mysticism but which gradually gained medical respectability.

Roth said the cause of death was yet to be established, but it appeared to be "natural causes, his age." The Maharishi was believed to be 91.


Added: Feb-5-2008 
By: stefan171
Tags: Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the beatles
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