--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> 
> On Jul 21, 2006, at 10:38 AM, sparaig wrote:
> 
> > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj <vajranatha@> wrote:
> >
> >>
> >>
> >> On Jul 21, 2006, at 2:29 AM, sparaig wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>> --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj <vajranatha@> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> On Jul 20, 2006, at 6:20 PM, Robert Gimbel wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>>> In a message dated 7/20/06 9:51:13 A.M. Central Daylight Time,
> >>>>>>> sparaig@ writes:
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> to see  the master
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> walking on the petals who lived in a million dollar  stecketo
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>> house
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>>>> overlookin' the Himalayas."
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Is this an accurate  description of MMY's house in Rishikesh?
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>> Maybe 5 to 10 thousand dollar house over looking the Ganges.   
> >>>>>> Brick
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>> and
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>>> concrete, maybe 16,000 square feet  at best, plain and simple
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>> labor and materials
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>>> were, and still are, dirt cheap in India. In today's  market one
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>> could buy a
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>>> house like that in India for about  20k.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> 16,000 square feet is a VERY  large house...
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Yeah, so, I'm not sure, I get what you're saying?
> >>>>> Is it like: "What's love got to do with it?"
> >>>>> or something like 'what's a big house on the Ganges, got to do  
> >>>>> with
> >>>>> it?
> >>>>> Still not sure what having a big house has to do with anything?
> >>>>> What's up with the house?
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> I think the idea expressed in Lennon's song was, 'wow this guy is
> >>>> really attached to money, houses and "things".'--how "holy" can he
> >>>> be?
> >>>>
> >>>> Not very.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>> And just how attached was Lennon to thse things?
> >>>
> >>
> >> Lennon didn't claim to be a renunciate, a rishi or a yogi.
> >>
> >> It's really interesting because in yogic-speak there are two words
> >> which are used to describe two diametrically opposed modes of being:
> >> the yogi and the bhogi. The bhogi, the enjoyer of the senses and the
> >> material is also involved in the world and things and "business":
> >> wealth. So without really knowing this, Lennon just intuited that he
> >> was really "Maharishi" Mahesh Bhogi. The Bhogi Man.
> >>
> >> bhogin
> >> 2 mfn. (for 1. see col. 2) enjoying , eating Ma1rkP. Prasan3g. ;
> >> having or offering enjoyments , devoted to enj├▒enjoyments , wealthy ,
> >> opulent MBh. Ya1jn5. Var. &c. ; suffering , experiencing , undergoing
> >> Kap. ; using , possessing MW. ; m. a voluptuary MW. ; a king L. ; the
> >> head man of a village L. ; a barber L. ; = %{vaiyAvRtti-kara} (?)
> >> L. ; a person who accumulates money for a partic. expenditure W. ; N.
> >> of a prince VP. ; (%{inI}) f. a kind of heroine Bhar. ; the concubine
> >> of a king or a wife not regularly consecrated with him L.
> >>
> >>
> >
> > And MMY hasn't claimed to be a renunciate in many decades. He's  
> > explicitly called himself
> > a householder, as I already pointed out. And he never took sanyasin  
> > vows. Even so, show
> > me his personal wealth, or his deep pockets or his dozens of Rolls  
> > Royces, etc.
> 
> The point is, there's a yogi and there's a bhogi. Lennon pegged  
> Mahesh right on. MMB.
>

There are plenty of alternate definitions up there. I agree that this one could 
fit: "a person 
who accumulates money for a partic. expenditure."







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