With The Beatles


Halfway between the summer of love and the Tet offensive, the Beatles went to India to study with the Maharishi - and Saturday Evening Post reporter Lewis Lapham, now the esteemed editor of Harper's Magazine, was the only journalist allowed inside the ashram. It was the ultimate '60s scene: the Beatles, Donovan, Mia Farrow, a stray Beach Boy and other 60's icons gathered along the shores of the Ganges-amidst paisley and incense and flowers and guitars-to meditate at the feet of the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. The February 1968 gathering received such frenzied, world-wide attention that it is still considered a significant, early encounter between Western pop culture and the mystical East. Meanwhile, Beatles read more

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ISBN:

9780976658320

Format:

Paperback

Dimensions:

16cm x 13cm

RRP:

$22.99

Category:

Art and Photography

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 January 2006

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Lewis Lapham