THE TROUBLED GURU
Charges of child molestation, death from abuse and neglect,
corruption and more at Maharishi's compound in NOIDA, India, from the cover story in The Illustrated Weekly of India, January 17,
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- "Maharishi Nagar Is Self-Styled": An Indian "congressperson" reports on alleged irregularities with land usage, sexual abuse of the brahmin boys, and their subsequent abandonment.
- "Everything Is Legal": Nandkishore, the yogi's personal assistant for 30 years answers the allegations -- sort of.
- "Many Anti-Social Activities Went on": A former ayurvedic doctor at the compound alleges that drugs were made without licences, children were abused and suffered from malnutrition, and that the Maharishi reportedly wandered in a daze denying responsibility and blaming everything on his enemies."
- The Fan Club: Eastern and Western celebrities who reportedly follow the Maharishi.
- Mind over Matter: A summarized explanation of the TM concept
- The Guru: Profiling the colourful life and times of the high-flying godman
- Fantasia A brief description of Mahesh Yogi's futuristic Vedaland
- Grounded? Presenting Mahesh Yogi's controversial formula for levitation
- Towards Nivrana:Details of the Maharishi's extensive land ownings in NOIDA
- Utopia: The Maharishi plans for a new world order
- Beatlemania: On the Liverpool-Rishikesh connection
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