Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Buckminster Fuller & Maharishi

Back in 1971, the University of Mass at Amherst was the site of a remarkable meeting between Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and R. Buckminster Fuller. “Bucky” Fuller was one of the key innovators in 20th century America. He was a celebrated and award-winning philosopher, visionary, inventor, architect, engineer, mathematician, poet, cosmologist, and was one of America’s first futurists and global thinkers.

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, developed the Transcendental Meditation technique and was the leader and guru of the Transcendental Meditation movement.

Maharishi and Mr. Fuller came from different traditions of knowledge, but both talked about the universal basis of the life of the individual and cosmos. The following video provides precious archival footage of their meeting with the press...