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Tuesday 29 April 2008
I have been diagnosed with having chrondomalacia patellae in both knees. I had keyhole surgery on my left knee to try to release some of the pressure, but this was unsuccessful and I ended up with more pain and stiffness. I am going to a physiotherapy clinic about my right leg. Would Pilates exercises help? What about acupuncture as a form of pain relief?
Tuesday 12 February 2008
As dawn broke over the Ganges, India's holiest river, priests made offerings, locals brushed their teeth and men lathered themselves with soap – while Westerners snapped photographs.
Friday 08 February 2008
So farewell then, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, you taught The Beatles about meditation, then used their fame to boost your business. They came home and you went on to extend your international movement with a university in Iowa and headquarters in, most recently, Amsterdam. Now you are dead, some commentators seem eager to dismiss your teachings, along with all that 1960s flower-power indulgence, as a phase of naïve childishness that seized the youth of the time and sent it in the wrong direction.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi: Spiritual leader who introduced millions, including the Beatles, to transcendental meditation
Thursday 07 February 2008
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi was best known as the Beatles' spiritual adviser. During 1967 and 1968, his influence over the Beatles, as well as other western musicians, was at its peak and although their time with him was short, it had a marked impact on their lives and their music: we would not, for example, have the "White Album" without it.
Thursday 07 February 2008
Wednesday 06 February 2008
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, a one-time guru to the Beatles credited with bringing "transcendental meditation" to the West, has died. He was thought to be 91.
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Tuesday 22 January 2008
Friday 08 December 2006
* Three weeks ago, Gordon Ramsay finally brought his brand of Michelin-starred, potty-mouthed cookery to New York. And his new £3.8m restaurant - cunningly titled Gordon Ramsay at The London - has teething problems.
Tuesday 27 September 2005
Monday 14 February 2005
Sunday 06 February 2005
- 1 Cameron's freebie to apartheid South Africa
- 2 Is this the scariest advert ever? Japanese tyre commercial comes with its own disclaimer and health warning
- 3 Sherlock series 3: Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman provide teasers for the biggest comeback in British television
- 4 A forgotten episode in Russian history leaves links with the Philippines
- 5 People will try to reduce Mandela to a lilting reggae tune about ‘love’. They will fail