"Maharishi Ayur-Veda: guru’s marketing scheme promises the world eternal ‘perfect health’"

Andrew A. Skolnick,  JAMA, Medical News & Perspectives, Oct. 2, 1991 IF THE CLAIMS of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi prove true, those who follow him soon will be blessed with eternal youth, “perfect health,” and the “strength of an elephant.” They will be able to “walk through walls,” make themselves “invisible,” and “fly through the air” ...

Deepak’s Dangerous Dogmas

Deepak’s Dangerous DogmaseSkepticPhil MoleJune 6, 2012 Through much of history, religious faith was a strong component of medical practice. Diseases were often thought to result from blockages in the body’s ?ow of vital forces, or from possession by malevolent spirits. Eventually, scienti?c medicine far surpassed efforts of faith healers, so the latter was made to ...