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Monday, August 16, 2004

Vedic City, Iowa.

If you're an investment advisor who practices Transcendental Meditation, what do you do? Move to Vedic City, founded by followers of the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, of course. (You'll probably also consider changing your title from chief executive officer to "chief spiritual officer.") That's what Eric Schwartz did — and he's not the only successful businessman in Iowa's new boom town who finds inspiration in TM.

("Unlikely meditation outpost finds some business in Iowa," Kari Lydersen [Washington Post], Boston Globe 8.15.04)

Update 8.31.04: Here's even more about Vedic City and the "Meditators" in Iowa, from NPR's Morning Edition.

Copyright © 2004 by Philocrites | Posted 16 August 2004 at 10:22 PM

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