Maharishi Losing More Than His Mind
File under: Gurus Clockin' Dollars and The Siddhi of PR
Over at the TM-Free Blog, John Knapp informs us that a court in Norway has taken away the Maharishi's claim to the title "Transcendental Meditation." The senile old coot gets to keep "TM™", however.
It's another blow to the wanton fantasy of the Maharishi, one that makes the Wizard of Oz look like "The Grapes of Wrath" in terms of realism.
The poor old thing is probably having a cow right now, provided he's got enough functioning brain matter left to realize the jig is up. But that would require a clear sense of the enormity of his folly. If he hasn't seen it up to this point, it's not likely he ever will.