Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

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Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

The founder of the International Meditation Society, an organisation involved in teaching and promoting transcendental meditation as a means of self-enlightenment. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi’s path to enlightenment began in the 1940s under Jagadguru Bhagwan Shankaracharya (Guru Dev) and continued for 13 years.
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Witnesses said initially the elephant ignored his order but as the mahout began shouting under the influence of liquor, the animal wrapped his head in its trunk and thumped him on the ground and trampled him.
Local police said pictures from Gareth's camera show the moment the mahout climbed off the elephant to take photos.
Then - acting in a similar way to the attacker in Kelly's footage - Golf 's mahout is said to have hit the creature several times with a hook, prompting the rampage.
The mahout has been charged with offences including violating animal welfare legislation and negligence causing death, Thawat said.
The elephant's mahout came with them and hopefully will stay with them in Cyprus for around six years.
All of the women are from the northeast region of India, and their stories cover everything from being the world's only female mahout (elephant rider and trainer) to contracting AIDS through an arranged marriage.
Unlike traditional polo where we have control over the horse, the mahout controls the elephant in the case of elephant polo, so we only have to hit the ball with the mallet.
We have very less work; if there is work for one month, we are idle for next two months," said a mahout, Sattar Hussan.
We've done it so many times since and refined the process to make it better, so this time it was an amateur rescue - we didn't even have a foundation in those days or fully understand the paperwork and yet, there she was, in a natural environment with a mahout that loved her so much that he had named his granddaughter after her.
ANCIENT folk tales are abound in tales of an elephant's loyalty towards his mahout and the extent it can go to protect his master from danger.
He allows people to have photos with him and ride as well," Bilal, the mahout told on Tuesday.
Determined to make the best of the situation, Nick, his new friend Mya and her brother explore the elephant village and indulge Mya's fantasy of someday being a mahout.