By Nancy Cooke de Herrera
Even prior to she arrived on the ashram of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, founding father of Transcendental Meditation, in Rishikesh, India, a urban on the foothills of the Himalayas alongside the banks of the Ganges River, in 1962, Nancy Cooke de Herrera lived a life of experience. throughout the Nineteen Fifties, she traveled the globe as a goodwill ambassador of the united states kingdom division, giving lectures on American style, tradition, and customs. but if her loved husband, Luis, died, de Herrera sought a lifetime of better which means. The Maharishi turned her guru, mentor, and good friend, and in go back she served as his publicist, spreading his message of peace and love anyplace she went.
during this amazing autobiography, with a foreword by way of Deepak Chopra, de Herrera recounts not just her overseas escapades but in addition her internal trip to religious enlightenment. expert through the Maharishi, she back domestic and taught meditation to distressed adolescence, HIV/AIDS sufferers, and celebrities corresponding to Madonna, Sheryl Crow, and Greta Garbo. Her exposure efforts resulted in the explosion of curiosity in meditation, yoga, and japanese spirituality in America.
wealthy in endearing anecdotes approximately lifestyles on the ashram with recognized viewers, together with the Beatles, Mia Farrow, and Mike Love, and items of undying knowledge, All you would like Is Love unearths a existence lived with compassion, open-mindedness, and the assumption that one individual can switch the world.
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