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Was John Lennon a yogi?

Yoko Ono urged the world to give peace a chance with the unveiling on October 9th of the Imagine Peace Tower in Iceland on what would have been John Lennon's 67th birthday. The plan is for the tower to be...

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Yoko Ono urged the world to give peace a chance with the unveiling on October 9th of the Imagine Peace Tower in Iceland on what would have been John Lennon’s 67th birthday. The plan is for the tower to be lit each year between October 9 and December 8 (the day Lennon was killed). Do you consider Lennon a yogi? Lennon spent time in India at Maharishi Mahesh Yogi’s ashram. Although later he seemed to turn against yoga when he wrote “I don’t believe in Buddha, I don’t believe in mantra, I don’t believe in Gita, I don’t believe in yoga.” Thoughts?