--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "shempmcgurk" <shempmcgurk@> > wrote: > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Robert Gimbel <babajii_99@> > > wrote: > > > > > > I was just thinking, that because everything these days is judged > > on how much 'it' grossed...whether it be a movie, or record or > > whatever; the stock market and all that; oil and commodities... > > > Let's see who has been the most successful spiritual teachers; > > according to the same standard; since everyone seems to be adverse > > to how much Maharishi has been charging; and how much he's worth, > > etc... > > > So, I'll just make a list, kind of based on my intuition: > > > 1. Has to be Jesus; and the land holding of churches throughout > > the world, the untold real estate of the Vatican, the priceless > > paintings...he's way out front; kind of like the Bill Gates of the > > spiritual world. > > > 2.Mohammad I guess would be second, in terms also of real estate > > holdings and the countries which follow his teachings and of course > > the oil. > > > 3.Buddha would be third; again because of real estate holdings; > > although the Buddhists tend to low key, and not so into the money? > > > 4.Maharishi Maheshi Yogi, would be fourth on this list, > > > > > > > > MMY would probably be 100+ on the list. > > > > I think there are alot of other cults and religions out there with > > alot more money. > > > > The Ismaili's for example. They're an offshoot of Islam (the Aga > > Khan, Rita Hayworth, etc.) and for the past 1,000 years every member > > has been tything 10% of their salaries. > > > > Mormons. 'Nuff said. > > Gotta agree with Shemp. I'm not convinced Maharishi > would even make the Top 200. > > Those who believe otherwise are seeing their own > self importance, not reality.
Yeah, well, I still think he wants to leave his mark, on the planet; By his focus on real estate, palaces', etc. As I think he sees this in these other 'movements'; which were created, in the name of someone, after they died...Jesus, Mohammad, Buddha... R.G. To subscribe, send a message to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Or go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ and click 'Join This Group!' Yahoo! Groups Links <*> To visit your group on the web, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ <*> Your email settings: Individual Email | Traditional <*> To change settings online go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/join (Yahoo! ID required) <*> To change settings via email: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to: http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/