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Inside a meditation hut

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This afternoon we took a trip across the Ganges to visit the remains of Maharishi's ashram in Rishikesh. The locals call it the "The Beatles Ashram" of course, and most stare blankly at mention of Maharishi. On our walk there, we happened upon a friendly enough sadhu who showed us the entrance and took us on a colorful - and it seemed knowledgeable - tour of the place. 

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Anjuli in a salwar

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So y'all know I meditate, right? Twice a day. It's a practice called Transcendental Meditation (TM) that my dad and mom have been practicing since '71 and '72 respectively. It's a simple, mantra-based technique, but it differs from quite a few out there in that it's not concentration-based. That means, you don't sit around and stare at the wall, trying to bore a hole through it. And that's not to ... View Essay »

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