The Beatles’ Indian Spiritual Retreat Overgrown By Forest

by Rachel Baker on May 16, 2015

I’m not really sure why this article caught my attention, but I thought it was interesting. While maybe for some this might be a bad thing, it seems like all spiritual retreats should eventually return to the earth…right?

Here’s the inspiration:The Beatles’ Indian spiritual retreat overgrown by forest

The site of The Beatles’ famous 1968 spiritual retreat in northern India has become overgrown by forest and wildlife, according to reports.

The Fab Four visited a transcendental meditation sanctuary in the forest near Rishikesh during March and April of that year, seeking enlightenment with plans to write songs while there. Whilst their productivity was high (the band allegedly wrote 48 songs for ‘The White Album’ during this period), the stay was ultimately cut short, after guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi was accused of making sexual advances to fellow guest, actress Mia Farrow.

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