I let people make remarks about me, but it doesn’t touch me, all those remarks.
The philosophy of life is this: Life is not a struggle, not a tension… Life is bliss. It is eternal wisdom, eternal existence.
It’s as if we live in a house which has a vast treasury in one of its rooms. Only we’ve forgotten about it. So, instead of living a life of royalty, we go about in poverty.
Modern psychology has pointed to the need of educating people to use a much larger portion of the mind. Transcendental meditation fulfills this need. And it can be taught very easily.
There is one unity, unified wholeness, total natural law, in the transcendental unified consciousness.
To resolve problems through negotiation is a very childish approach.
I did not become great by association of The Beatles! Beatles make Maharishi great? Pah! It is a waste of thought.
The important thing is this: to be able, at any moment, to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.
I tell people in Chicago to take care of themselves.