Transcendental Meditation guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi has told Americans he
can end world terrorism with love for a mere $1 billion (US). The money
would be used to train 40,00 "Vedic Pandits", expert meditators
who, according to the Times of India, would
good vibes to save the world. The guru has shunned the public eye
recently and is apparently unaware of the current troubles in his native
I have confidence that India will be the lighthouse for total knowledge. From there this total knowledge will radiate in the whole family of nations ... that would generate a powerful influence of peace that would spread throughout the whole world and neutralise the stress, the hatred and tensions that fuel terrorism and war today.
Give me $1 bn, I'll give you peace: Maharishi Yogi - The Times of India, July 4th 2002.